Pocklington have been given a mouthwatering opening to their 2018-19 campaign on their return to the North 1 East division. After two local rivals have won promotion into the league, Pocklington now have the luxury of five derby fixtures in the coming season. And they open with a bang with their first two games both being at home against old rivals Bridlington (1 Sept) and Driffield (8 Sept).

RFU Northern Division North 1 East Fixtures 2018-19


Saturday 1st September: Pocklington v Bridlington

Saturday 8th September: Pocklington v Driffield

Saturday 15th September: Consett v Pocklington

Saturday 22nd September: Pocklington v Morley

Saturday 29th September: Percy Park v Pocklington

Saturday 13th October: Pocklington v Malton & Norton

Saturday 20th October: Bradford & Bingley v Pocklington

Saturday 27th October: Pocklington v Scarborough

Saturday 3rd November: Cleckheaton v Pocklington

Saturday 17th November: Pocklington v Huddersfield Y.M.C.A.

Saturday 24th November: Morpeth v Pocklington

Saturday 8th December: York v Pocklington

Saturday 1st December: Pocklington v West Leeds

Saturday 15th December: Driffield v Pocklington


Saturday 5th January: Pocklington v Consett

Saturday 12th January: Morley v Pocklington

Saturday 19th January: Pocklington v Percy Park

Saturday 26th January: Malton and Norton v Pocklington

Saturday 9th February: Pocklington v Bradford & Bingley

Saturday 16th February: Scarborough v Pocklington

Saturday 2nd March: Pocklington v Cleckheaton

 Saturday 9th March: Huddersfield Y.M.C.A. v Pocklington

Saturday 23rd March: Pocklington v Morpeth

Saturday 30th March: West Leeds v Pocklington

Saturday 6th April: Pocklington v York

Saturday 13th April: Bridlington v Pocklington

Pocklington Panthers have been promoted two years in a row and are now at the top of the county’s second team tree.

Pocklington will be plying their trade in 2018-19 in the Yorkshire Premier Merit League along with the second teams of Sheffield, Harrogate, Wharfedale, Morley, Doncaster Phoenix, Yarnbury, Old Brodleians, Ilkley, Driffield, York and Sheffield Tigers.

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  • Nigel Elliot

    Mon 20 Aug 2018 22:27

    The club is sad to mark the passing at home of Nigel Elliot after a long illness.   To Pocklington players of the 1970s he was a feared and respected opponent, starring and … view

  • First run out try fest

    Sun 19 Aug 2018 11:22

    Pocklington's first run out of the season saw them score 13 times in a 65-5 try fest on the back pitch at Burnby Lane. The game was originally scheduled to be at Knottingley until … view

  • Pre-season game double bill

    Fri 17 Aug 2018 16:02

    Pocklington have two away pre-season fixtures at Knottingley on Saturday (18 Aug) and at Sheffield on Friday week (24 Aug). A squad of 30 players had a first taste of contact in a … view

  • Contact starts on Tues against Hull

    Fri 10 Aug 2018 13:21

    Pocklington RUFCs pre-season preparations see them welcome Hull to Percy Road on Tuesday evening (14 August) for an opposed training session. Their scheduled trip to Redcar has now … view