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Rosedale Community News

Welcome to the Rosedale blog. This is where we share news and information about events in Rosedale and the wider community throughout the year. You’ll also find news about the village timetable, our micro enterprises, school events, clubs, and lively socials.

Archive for the ‘Sporting Successes’ Category

Rosedale FC v The NYM Gamekeepers FC

The annual charity football match between Rosedale FC and the NYM Gamekeepers team took place on Sunday 9 June on Rosedale’s infamous sloping pitch.

The teams before kick-off – Rosedale in the black strip
Competing for the ball
Gooooal!

The final score was believed to be around 8 – 2 in Rosedale’s favour, but it was a hard contested match and, more importantly, a friendly end of season run-out for both teams.

Rosedale Basketball Star

Finlay Gillies, a pupil at Ryedale School, has been selected for the England Under 15 Basketball Team and will be travelling to Paris on Thursday 18 April to win his first cap for his country playing in the Lion’s Cup.

Finlay sporting his brand new England Basketball shirt.

Finlay will be accompanied on the six day trip by his proud parents, Stephen and Kate – we wish them all the best of luck on and off the court!

Footie Result!

The Rosedale FC team played the Snainton Reserves team in the Beckett league at Rosedale Abbey on Saturday 1 September and won an evenly contested game 3-2 in the dying minutes of full time.

Rosedale (in black) starting another attack.

The next home game for out team is against Kirkdale on Saturday 15 September with a kick-off at 2.00pm. Please turn out to support our boys – good home support and our famous sloping pitch will help the team to victory!

Tour de Yorkshire

Now that the fuss had died down, some pictures from the great day:

Three happy visitors up at Bell End Farm

Three happy visitors up at Bell End Farm

The peleton or bunch whirling passed Bell End Farm

The peleton or bunch whirling passed Bell End Farm

The Rosedale Swing Band in fine form

The Rosedale Swing Band in fine form

Even noisier - the children's  brass band!

Even noisier – the children’s brass band!

The pop-up tea and cake stall that raised £685 for the church and school.

The pop-up tea and cake stall that raised £685 for the church and school.

And finally, thanks to all those many who put up bunting, designed wonderful artifacts to decorate the approaches to and the village itself and generally helped make 1 May a special day for all in the dale.

Football News

The Rosedale FC team played Kirkbymoorside in the semi-finals of the Gordon Harrison Cup on Saturday 29 March, on a gloriously sunny afternoon.

Rosedale FC (yellow strip) defending strongly

Rosedale FC (yellow strip) defending strongly

Unfortunately the score at half time was less glorious, at 4:1 to KMS and for those who do not want to know the final score, look away now: KMS 6, RFC1. However the Rosedale team did very well to get to the semi-finals this year. Thanks to all who played, organised and supported the team. The fixture list for next season will be published on the site so all can support their local team..

Riding Success for Rosedale

North Ryedale Riding Club Senior Team who won the Area 4 Showjumping Competition at Bishop Burton College on 16th February. There were 37 teams of 4 riders who took part from the North of England.

The team members were Lynda Fairclough on Sweet Clover, Pat Anderson on Starlight Temptress, Vicki Seller on Sparket Tommy Girl and Kayleigh Marwood on Auburn Rattle. They now go forward to the British Riding Clubs National Final on 29th March at Hartpury College.

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