All Blacks win Skipton Plate Final

All Blacks win the Skipton Plate
All Blacks win the Skipton Plate
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Colne and Nelson started their pre season campaign with the short trip over the border for the annual Skip10s Tournament, hosted by Skipton RUFC.

Colne were drawn in Pool A along side the hosts, Wharfedale, Old Rishworthians and Keighley. The All Blacks were convincingly beaten by Wharfedale - eventual winners of the tournament - but regrouped and beat Skipton A, before recording win number two against Old Rishworthians.

A much-changed side then lost out to Keighley, but secured third place and a place in the Plate Final against Baildon, third in Pool B, and Colne claimed the silverware with a 26-0 victory.