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Valley to begin 2016/17 season away at Gresley Town

Steve Carpenter 19th Jul, 2016 Updated: 27th Oct, 2016

RUGBY Town will open their Northern Premier League First Division South campaign with a trip to Gresley Town on the opening day of the season.

James Jepson’s side face relegated Stamford next in what will be the first of back-to-back home fixtures on August 16 and August 20, with the latter being against either Bromsgrove or Heath Hayes in the FA Cup.

Rugby face local rivals Bedworth United at home on Boxing Day with the return game at The Oval on Easter Monday while Carlton Town are the other ‘derby’ fixture with the home game on the August Bank Holiday and the away game on the New Year’s Day game (2nd Jan).

Rugby’s final game of the season on April 22 at home to Kidsgrove.

Full list of Town’s fixtures (league unless stated):

August 2016

Sat 13 Gresley (A)

Tue 16 Stamford (H)

Sat 20 Bromsgrove Sporting/Heath Hayes (H) F.A. Cup

Sat 27 Kidsgrove (A)

Mon 29 Carlton (H)

September 2016

Sat 10 Sheffield (A)

Sat 17 Leek (H)

Tue 20 AFC Rushden & Diamonds (H)

Sat 24 Lincoln (A)

Tue 27 Spalding (A)

October 2016

Sat 01 Northwich Victoria (H)

Sat 08 Bedworth (A) F.A.Trophy

Sat 15 Stocksbridge Park Steels (A)

Tue 18 Market Drayton (H)

Sat 22 Belper (H)

November 2016

Tue 01 Loughborough (A)

Sat 05 Shaw Lane (A)

Sat 12 Romulus (H)

Sat 19 Newcastle (H)

Sat 26 Witton (A)

December 2016

Sat 03 Sheffield (H)

Tue 06 AFC Rushden & Diamonds (A)

Sat 10 Leek (A)

Sat 17 Lincoln (H)

Sat 24 Stamford (A)

Mon 26 Bedworth (H)

January 2017

Mon 02 Carlton (A)

Sat 07 Chasetown (H)

Sat 14 Basford (A)

Sat 21 Spalding (H)

Sat 28 Northwich Victoria (A)

February 2017

Sat 04 Stocksbridge Park Steels (H)

Sat 11 Market Drayton (A)

Sat 18 Basford (H)

Sat 25 Belper (A)

Tue 28 Loughborough (H)

March 2017

Sat 04 Shaw Lane (H)

Sat 11 Romulus (A)

Sat 25 Witton (H)

April 2017

Sat 01 Newcastle (A)

Sat 08 Chasetown (A)

Sat 15 Gresley (H)

Mon 17 Bedworth (A)

Sat 22 Kidsgrove (H)


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