Sat 05
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League
Barnard Castle

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By Mark Collins
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Acklam entertain Barnard Castle at home Saturday and hopefully a great display of Rugby will be on show for our Ladies day!

Barnard Castle haven't enjoyed the best start but as we found against Whitley Bay Rockcliff, doesn't mean they are to be dismissed and will bring a highly contested game.

Acklam have fared well in the opening encounters of the league season having gained 2 wins from 4 collecting valuable bonus points along the way in particular in defeat.

Minor changes are made due to availability Danny Ashton comes in at 9 for Len Hogg with Marcus Sudron moving to stand off. Paul Roberts comes in to centre providing a great work rate in the middle of the park. Nathan Faint remains at full back to provide a threat along sinde his back 3 partners in Josh Abraham & Jacob Robinson. 2 changes are made in the pack due to injury and unavailability. Patrick O'brien bolster the back row along with John Morgan at 8. Xander Collins & Nathan Thompson who partnered well last week remain at lock. The powerful front row remains the same.

The day boast plenty of interest for all starting with the England Argentina game with breakfast available open 8.30 ko 9
Ladies day is arrivals for 1pm
Acklam Barnard Castle ko 3pm

As always the team appreciate your support and the atmosphere a home game brings is second to none. Paul & Liam Darby from our Primary sponsors PACS marine engineering will be attending along with a team photo at 2 pm.

The match is kindly sponsored by Carlsberg UK

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Acklam RUFC

Acklam RUFC

Talbot Park
Saltersgill Avenue
Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough
TS4 3PR

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Latest results

Acklam
Barnard Castle
W
L
L
W
L
L
L
L
Appearances
Acklam
Barnard Castle
G Welsby
4
G Welsby
J Worley
3
J Worley
G Upton
3
G Upton

Match details

Match date

Sat 05, Oct 2019

Kickoff

15:00

Meet time

13:30

Instructions

Shirt tie chinos shoes after game

Competition

Durham/Northumberland One

League position

4
Acklam
13
Barnard Castle