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.