York City Knights match reports from Huntington Stadium and away games.

Gateshead Thunder 26, York City Knights 30

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10:34am Saturday 19th April 2014

YORK City Knights got back on track in Championship One – just – as they held on at the death for a commendable but painfully nerve-wracking 30-26 victory at Gateshead.

York City Knights 16, Oxford 24

York Press: STAR MAN: Hard-working Knights prop Jack Aldous, named The Press man of the match, gets involved in a tackle

11:10am Monday 14th April 2014

SO much for York City Knights going through the league season unbeaten.

Swinton Lions 31, York City Knights 28

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11:08am Monday 7th April 2014

IF York City Knights had performed at Leigh Sports Village anything like they had in their last few outings, they would now be looking forward to a Challenge Cup fifth-round tie with real hopes of reaching the quarter-finals for the first time since 2004.

Knights 76, South Wales Scorpions 0

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11:12am Monday 24th March 2014

FORMER York City Knights boss Dave Woods made a point of order last week after he had watched his Championship side, Whitehaven, get turned over at Huntington Stadium in the Challenge Cup.

Knights 34, Whitehaven 32 - Challenge Cup

York Press: York City Knights’ Jonny Presley scorches through the Whitehaven defence for a try

11:25am Monday 17th March 2014

YORK City Knights have been involved in a few tremendous Challenge Cup ties down the years.

Hunslet Hawks 26, Knights 28

York Press: Pat Smith touches down for York City Knights against Hunslet Hawks

11:40am Monday 10th March 2014

IT has taken ten attempts but York City Knights have finally ended the stranglehold Hunslet have held over them for almost five years.

York City Knights 26, Gloucestershire 16

York Press: York City Knights  youngster Ben Dent crosses for the club’s first try of the new season against Gloucestershire All Golds

10:25am Monday 3rd March 2014

SAM ORANGE, the York City Knights forward currently sidelined by a knee injury, made a valid point after watching his team-mates begin their Championship One campaign with a 26-16 victory over Gloucestershire All Golds.

York City Knights 70, York Select XIII 14 - pre-season friendly

York Press: York City Knights’ Jake Joynt is halted by the York Select defence

11:50am Monday 17th February 2014

GARY THORNTON had said York City Knights needed to “win and win well” when they faced the York Select XIII yesterday –and that is exactly what they.

York City Knights 18, Sheffield Eagles 24 - Friendly

York Press: York City Knights’ Greg Minikin touches down for the opening try against Sheffield

11:34am Monday 10th February 2014

YORK City Knights had a notable victory stolen from them right at the end, but even that disappointment could not detract from a highly encouraging display.

York City Knights 30, Gateshead Thunder 20

York Press: York City Knights’ Jake Joynt hands off a Gateshead foe

10:50am Monday 27th January 2014

BOSS Gary Thornton had said York City Knights’ friendly against Gateshead yesterday would be a better indication of the campaign to come than the defeat at partner club Castleford – and, judging by the result, things are pointing in the right direction.

Castleford 62, York City Knights 6

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11:05am Monday 20th January 2014

THERE was never any doubt Castleford would lift the Paul Higgins Trophy given the two sides on show in yesterday’s memorial friendly at The Jungle, but York City Knights could take lots from it too, despite the 62-6 scoreline.

York City Knights 16, Batley Bulldogs 34

York Press: York City Knights’ George Elliott sprints clear for a try in the 47th minute of yesterday’s home Championship defeat by Batley Bulldogs

10:17am Monday 2nd September 2013

IT is not often that an end-of-season dead rubber culminates in anger, frustration and a pair of unnecessary red cards.

York City Knights on a downer after Doncaster defeat confirms relegation from Kingstone Press Championship

York Press: York City Knights prop Jack Aldous is dismissed after a spat with Doncaster’s Paul Cooke at the Keepmoat Stadium as the visitors are relegated from the Championship

10:09pm Wednesday 28th August 2013

Doncaster 38, York City Knights 20

Workington Town 22, York City Knights 18

York Press: A Knights attack is brought to ground by home defenders

12:13pm Friday 23rd August 2013

YORK City Knights’ tenure in the Kingstone Press Championship is hanging by the thinnest of threads.

Defeat by Hunslet Hawks leaves York City Knights on the brink in Kingstone Press Championship

11:15am Monday 19th August 2013

York City Knights 30, Hunslet Hawks 33

Swinton Lions 34, York City Knights 10

York Press: Returning York City Knights prop Matt Nicholson, centre, is congratulated on his early try away to Swinton Lions by Ben Johnston, who scored for the visitors in the second half

11:12am Friday 9th August 2013

IF ever there was a time for York City Knights to end their long wait for an away win in the Kingstone Press Championship it was now.

York City Knights 16, Sheffield Eagles 42

York Press: York City Knights half-back Ben Johnston emerges from a pile of bodies to celebrate his try against Sheffield Eagles

10:10am Monday 5th August 2013

YORK City Knights’ destiny remains in their own hands, but only just as they slipped further down the Kingstone Press Championship standings after a 42-16 home defeat to champions Sheffield.

Halifax 18, York City Knights 16

York Press: York City Knights hooker Jack Lee makes a break through the middle of the Halifax defence in yesterday’s 18-16 defeat

11:20am Monday 29th July 2013

IT wasn’t the dying seconds but York City Knights endured yet more late agony yesterday – and this time in bizarre circumstances.

No safe Haven for York City Knights after fourth defeat in a row in Kingstone Press Championship

10:07am Monday 22nd July 2013

A COSTLY experience in a court of law, and now a costly defeat on the field of play – it’s been a bad few days for York City Knights.

Dewsbury Rams 20, York City Knights 16

York Press: Winger Dougie Flockhart crosses for a try to put York City Knights back on level terms with Dewsbury in the 17th minute of yesterday’s game – but the Rams snatched the win in the last minute.                 Picture: Gordon Clayton

11:10am Monday 15th July 2013

YORK City Knights boss Gary Thornton bemoaned “a cruel game” when his side lost after the final hooter against Barrow last time out.

York City Knights 24, Barrow Raiders 26

York Press: York City Knights  half-back Ben Johnston touches down for a try on the stroke of half-time in his side’s  agonising 26-24  defeat by Barrow Raiders in the Kingstone Press Champion-ship at Huntington Stadium

11:23am Friday 5th July 2013

BARROW boss Darren Holt had predicted another close game ahead of their trip to York City Knights.

Leigh Centurions 42, York City Knights 20

York Press: York City Knights’ Ryan Mallinder crashes into the Leigh Centurions defence. Picture: Gordon Clayton

11:09am Monday 24th June 2013

IF points were handed out for giving it a go, York City Knights would have been awarded at least a bonus yesterday.

York City Knights 32, Keighley Cougars 12

York Press: York City Knights forward Sam Scott crosses for a try during a man-of-the-match winning performance in the 32-12 victory over Keighley Cougars

11:26am Monday 10th June 2013

IT might not be a statistic to be particularly enraptured by, but York City Knights’ recent resurgence means they have now set a club best of six league wins in a season at this Kingstone Press Championship level.

York City Knights 42, Doncaster 10

York Press: York City Knights  second rower Dean Hadley keeps his eyes on the ball

10:31am Monday 3rd June 2013

TWO games, just two weeks apart, but absolutely no comparison.

Featherstone 52, York City Knights 6

York Press: It’s a battle for Knights' Jack Aldous to break through

11:10am Monday 27th May 2013

FEATHERSTONE have only been beaten seven times in three and half Kingstone Press Championship seasons, so the odds were always stacked against York City Knights defeating them twice in the same year.

York City Knights 12, Doncaster 24

York Press: Ben Johnston marks his  second York City Knights debut with a try...

10:31am Monday 20th May 2013

IF there weren’t already question marks over the dual-registration system used by York City Knights, there will be now.

Catalans Dragons 92, York City Knights 8

York Press: Catalans ace Leon Pryce bursts through the York City Knights defence

10:33am Monday 13th May 2013

IN what is turning out to be a season of ups and downs, York City Knights enjoyed and endured both on their trip to France for the Tetley’s Challenge Cup fifth round.

York City Knights 4, Leigh Centurions 52

York Press: York City Knights’ Jonny Presley appears to be hauled back off the ball as he chases a kick through by team-mate Danny Nicklas in yesterday’s 52-4 defeat by Leigh Centurions

10:24am Monday 6th May 2013

THE last time York City Knights hosted one of the Kingstone Press Championship’s “top five”, they shocked erstwhile table-toppers Featherstone 24-16. The time before that, they were edged by leaders Halifax 18-14 in a game they should have won.

Hunslet Hawks 26, York City Knights 12

York Press: York City Knights half-back Danny Nicklas takes on Hunslet’s Michael Haley. Picture: Gordon Clayton

11:49am Monday 29th April 2013

YORK CITY KNIGHTS’ travel sickness is fast becoming a nasty bug.

York City Knights 30, Toulouse Olympique 28

York Press: Kriss Brining celebrates a try with captain James Ford in the second half of York City Knights’ cup win over Toulouse

11:05am Monday 22nd April 2013

A FEW York City Knights supporters bemoaned the notorious Monks Cross wind before kick-off yesterday, but they were blowing it a kiss at the end of play as it helped their side into the hat for today’s Tetley’s Challenge Cup fifth round draw – after yet another thrilling encounter.

York City Knights 29, Dewsbury Rams 20

York Press: York City Knights full-back Tom Carr in action against Dewsbury Rams

10:20am Monday 15th April 2013

YORK City Knights beat visitors Dewsbury Rams 29-20 to go sixth in the Kingstone Press Championship table.

Blackbrook 24, York City Knights 26

York Press: York City Knights’ Tom Carr celebrates his last-gasp try in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup win over Blackbrook. Picture: Gordon Clayton

10:44am Monday 8th April 2013

YORK City Knights were staring at embarrassment.

Barrow Raiders 20, York City Knights 18

York Press: Ed Smith scores the Knights’ final try

10:32am Tuesday 2nd April 2013

THE highs and lows of rugby league could not have been encapsulated much better than through the fortunes of York City Knights and Barrow Raiders over Easter.

York City Knights 24, Featherstone 16

York Press: York  City Knights winger Nat Browne races  in for his first try against Featherstone – the club he left in  midweek

10:00am Saturday 30th March 2013

“IT’LL be a miracle if we get anywhere near a bonus point,” said one York City Knights supporter ahead of yesterday’s game against the Kingstone Press Championship might of Featherstone.

Keighley Cougars 34, Knights 0

York Press: York City Knights’ Matt Nicholson is halted by Keighley Cougars pair Charlie Martin and James Feather. Picture: Gordon Clayton

10:10am Monday 18th March 2013

As Eminem may say, will the real York City Knights please stand up.

York City Knights eclipse class of 2012 with Workington Town win

12:04pm Monday 11th March 2013

York City Knights 48, Workington Town 6

Sheffield Eagles 46, York City Knights 14

York Press: Sheffield Eagles 46, York City Knights 14

11:51am Saturday 2nd March 2013

YORK City Knights’ barren run against Sheffield Eagles stretched to nine games last night as they lost 46-14 at Bramall Lane – suffering new injury woe to boot.

York City Knights 14, Halifax 18

York Press: Josh Bowden powers on

11:40am Monday 25th February 2013

HAD the game been played on a stats sheet, injury-hit York City Knights would have beaten big-guns Halifax yesterday.

Batley Bulldogs 42, York City Knights 4

York Press: Centre Joe Arundel escapes the clutches of Batley’s Greg Johnson to score York City Knights’ only try in a 42-4 Championship defeat at Mount Pleasant. Picture: Gordon Clayton

10:30am Monday 18th February 2013

THE 42-4 scoreline at Mount Pleasant rightly suggests Batley were full value for their victory, but it does not do justice to York City Knights’ efforts and travails in defeat.

Knights 34, Swinton Lions 12

York Press: York City Knights prop Matty Nicholson on a barnstorming run in the 34-12 win over Swinton

10:20am Monday 11th February 2013

THE Huntington Stadium faithful have had to wait a while but they finally got what they paid for yesterday as York City Knights kicked off their home campaign with a splendid all-round performance and a first Championship win since June.

Whitehaven 32, York City Knights 22

York Press: James Ford is  congratulated by Jack Lee after scoring York City Knights’ first try of the 2013  campaign at Whitehaven

11:01am Monday 4th February 2013

THIS dual-registration system is not universally liked in rugby league but at least York City Knights fans can argue that Tom Lineham, one such player on their books, is actually one of their own, having been propelled into the Super League picture by their club.

York City Knights 14, Hull 60

York Press: York City Knights’ Kriss Brining is stopped short against Hull according to referee Jamie Leahy

10:58am Monday 28th January 2013

YORK City Knights don’t want any dual-reg players from Hull any more. They NEED them.

Knights 16, North Wales Crusaders 38

York Press: York City Knights  half-back Jonny Presley, above right, tackles  ex-York  forward Ryan McDonald

11:15am Monday 14th January 2013

IT was ironic that a few days after head coach Gary Thornton discussed in The Press the importance of not fielding too many kids at once, he found himself doing just that.

Knights 26, York Select XIII 6

York Press: York City Knights captain James Ford makes a break

10:42am Monday 7th January 2013

THERE were a few eyebrows raised when York City Knights allowed Tom Bush to leave Huntington Stadium at the end of last season, but fans now have reason to believe the club have brought in a more-than-able replacement.

Knights 26, Hunslet Hawks 28

York Press: York City Knights player-boss Chris Thorman fails with a late conversion attempt that would have earned his side a draw with Hunslet

10:30am Monday 3rd September 2012

York City Knights fans will be glad it’s all over. This 2012 season has, frankly, been rubbish. And there wasn’t even a happy ending, hard as they might try.

Pluck runs out for York City Knights youngsters in 50-0 defeat at Batley Bulldogs

9:26pm Sunday 19th August 2012

Batley Bulldogs 50, York City Knights 0

Harsh Fax of life for York City Knights after 44-12 defeat

11:09am Monday 13th August 2012

INJURY-HIT York City Knights again showed they can compete with leading teams in the Championship for half a game, but the lack of strength in depth was again evident as they were ultimately overpowered once more.

Knights, 12, Featherstone Rovers 40

York Press: York City Knights  full-back Tom Bush crashes  over the Featherstone Rovers line in last  night’s 40-12 Co-operative Champion-ship defeat at Huntington Stadium

12:52pm Saturday 4th August 2012

THE writing was on the wall for York City Knights last night as soon as Tangi Ropati scored less than two minutes into his return to action for Featherstone.

Knights 20, Leigh Centurions 66

York Press: Prop forward Adam Sullivan roars with delight as he plunges over the line for a try against Leigh Centurions in a rare plus point for York City Knights in a 66-20 home reverse

11:46am Monday 23rd July 2012

SHED Seven frontman Rick Witter is obviously used to taking centre stage but it says something about York City Knights ’ woes that they had to rely on him to provide the highlight of the Huntington Stadium action.

Keighley Cougars 46, Knights 24

York Press: Dual-reg signing  Ollie Olds gets a kick away on his York City Knights debut against Keighley Cougars

10:08am Monday 16th July 2012

IF the watching Gary Thornton wasn’t aware of the size of the task facing him at York City Knights he is under no illusions now.



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