Pocklington RUFC

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Pocklington
Full namePocklington Rugby Union Football Club
UnionRugby Football Union
Founded1928
ChairmanJohn Bryant
PresidentAngus Mitchell
Captain(s)Mick Beard (club captain), Matt Webber (first XV captain)
League(s)North 1 East
Official website
http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/pocklingtonrugbyclub/
 
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Pocklington
Full namePocklington Rugby Union Football Club
UnionRugby Football Union
Founded1928
ChairmanJohn Bryant
PresidentAngus Mitchell
Captain(s)Mick Beard (club captain), Matt Webber (first XV captain)
League(s)North 1 East
Official website
http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/pocklingtonrugbyclub/

Pocklington Rugby Football Club is an English rugby union team based in Pocklington, East Yorkshire. The club runs four senior sides and twelve junior teams.[1] with the first XV currently playing in North 1 East. The club hosts an annual Sevens tournament every Good Friday called the Pocklington Sevens which attracts teams from across the north of England.[2]

History

Pocklington Rugby Club was formed in 1928 following nearly half a century of Pocklington-based teams coming and going.[3] Four years later the club bought its ground at Percy Road. In 1958 the club organised its first Sevens tournament and this has gone on to become one of the country's leading Sevens tournaments. Since league rugby was introduced in 1987 the club has participated in the upper echelons of the Yorkshire and the north east divisions.[4] The club won two consecutive promotions in the early 2010s and is now participating in the top level North East division, North 1 East, and is one step away from the national leagues.

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