Our Sponsors

This page is dedicated to our Club Sponsors who have allowed Harrogate Pythons RUFC to continue a sustained level of growth over the last couple of years.  Please scroll through this page and support these fine companies if you can!

If you would like to join this illustrious group of forward thinking companies by becoming a Harrogate Pythons RUFC Club Sponsor click the button to find out more . . .

3D Motorcycle Training

3D Motorcycle Training is based in Harrogate and delivers world class training for riders of all abilities. They are passionate about inspiring riders to ride right from the start of their two wheel journey.

3D deliver taster sessions, compulsory basic training (CBT), A1 & A2 licence coaching, back to biking, ladies only and advance courses and track day instruction too.

3D Motorcycle Training sponsor a great pitch side banner down at the ground and are also sponsoring Pythons player Sean Glasswell again for the new season. Thank you!

Click their logo to find out more . . .

Armed Forces Fitness

We are excited to welcome Armed Forces Fitness (AFF) as new Pythons sponsors for 2023/24 and our sincere thanks goes to Bruce Blackburn for his generously in sponsoring both our pitch side therapist and physio bag costs for this season – This is such an important part of our Pythons player safeguarding policy and ethos.

AFF outdoor fitness sessions are run all year round, are an hour long and are suitable for all fitness abilities. Sessions are run by members of serving or retired HM Forces, all who are qualified military training instructors.

Click the logo to check out their Facebook page for more details . . .

Chris Bell Associates

For sound financial advice, look no further than Chris Bell Associates Limited. A professional company, offering personal and corporate wealth management. Chris Bell Associates Limited offers specialist advice on a broad range of financial products.

As highly respected wealth management consultants, mortgage advice, retirement planning, investments, trusts, estates advice as well as much more, are all catered for.

We’re grateful for Chris’s support this year with his sponsorship of Pythons player Nick Bell.

Click their logo to find out more . . .

Carter Jonas

Carter Jonas is a multi-disciplinary UK wide property partnership, intent on helping clients realise their goals and aspirations by providing ‘simply better advice’.

Their Harrogate team has been marketing property for sale in North Yorkshire for over 30-years and they have always been interested in and supportive of Harrogate Pythons RUFC and their continued match-day program sponsorship is really appreciated!

Their residential team is joined by colleagues in a variety of other property specialisms, and together they have built long-standing client relationships, thanks to their ethos of providing Simply Better Advice.

Please hit their logo to learn more . . .

Colour It In

Colour It In are Visual marketing and brand communication specialists differ from traditional agencies in their approach to solving problems. Creative but practical design is at the heart of what they do and our experience ensures it can be reproduced faithfully across all applications, so your brand hits the spot. Whether you are just starting out, developing your brand or working as part of marketing and sales teams in large organisations, Colour It In have the skills to help.

Established in the early 90s, Colour It In have been long term supporters of Harrogate Pythons RUFC and their professional and speedy service and support for our annual dinner gives them a special place in our club’s community.

So, if you are looking for a company with the experience to develop your brand and marketing then please hit their logo to learn more . . .


Through his consultancy Compliabilitee, Peter Blenkinsop as a certified data protection practitioner and DPO, leverages his my extensive legal, IT and business expertise to help organisations deliver compliant data privacy policies, processes and systems.

Helping businesses comply with UK and EU Data Protection regulations (inc. GDPR).

Pythons is extremely grateful for Peter’s specialist advice on our data activities and also for his interest and most generous support in sponsoring our Vee video software licenses allowing our games to be recorded, analysed and used by our coaching team and squad.

Click the logo for more information . . .

Crossroads Truck & Bus - Birstall

Supplying Transport Solutions for over 67 years, Crossroads Truck and Bus serve their customers from 9 locations across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.

For trucks, parts, advice and maintenance, they represent Volvo at its best. Crossroads strive to keep you on the road, and give you the best possible support for your transport needs.

We’re grateful for their support this year with his sponsorship of Pythons player Herbie Milton.

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DCM Recruitment

DCM Recruitment are an Education Personnel Company providing teachers and support staff across Yorkshire and the North East of England. With over 40 years’ experience in educational services, supplying bespoke high quality staff within all academic settings and offering particular expertise in SEMH specialist provisions.

New to the Pythons family this season, we are pleased to welcome DCM into the fold and thank all their team for sponsoring Ryan Bradshaw for the 2023/24 season.

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The DonElec Group

The Donelec Group is proud of its long heritage and family values. As an organisation they have over 160 years of industry experience in process control and monitoring and throughout this time have focused on providing their partners with unique quality products at competitive prices. With over 120 members of staff, who have a wealth of skills and knowledge, they understand the value of a diverse and inclusive work culture.

Harrogate Pythons RUFC have enjoyed loyal and generous support from this Rugby loving specialist company that pushes the development and technology boundaries within its numerous industry sectors. This season, they have kindly sponsored Pythons player Will Smith too – Thank you!

Click their logo to visit their site and follow them here on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Feather Smailes & Scales LLP

FSS Property’s reputation as Harrogate’s Number One Agent offering sales, lettings, commercial, auctions and surveys throughout Yorkshire is well deserved and Pythons is so grateful for their support (This season they are also player sponsor to club stalwart Jonathan Wiggins).

FSS have been selling homes since 1994. As one of the biggest teams in the district, they are dedicated to providing an exceptional service. Honesty and transparency are the cornerstones of our ethos, offering clients a refreshingly open experience throughout the selling process. The team skilfully negotiates to maximize their client’s sale price, advocating for their best interests. With regular updates, clients and buyers stay informed at every stage, while their diligent sales progression keeps things on track, providing a smooth and successful transaction. Choose FSS Property for a seamless and rewarding property journey.

Please hit their logo to learn more . . .

Folifi Web Design

Harrogate Pythons RUFC received tremendous support from HG3 Fitness with their weekly strength and conditioning sessions given free of charge to all our full and playing members. This is invaluable to our club and has contributed significantly to our improved performances in recent seasons!

Pythons engaged Folifi a couple of years ago to assist with the security and maintenance of our WordPress based website (Being a committee of non-techy volunteers the need for external support was always inevitable lol).

Greg and the Folifi team have been excellent, providing pro-active security support as well as PHP update and site integrity services (updates, backups, analytics and performance reviews – all clearly reported on a monthly basis).

We have a fixed price monthly agreement, we experience very quick response times and they have proved to be fantastic value for money for our club!

Please hit their logo to learn more . . .

Graphics Direct

Formed in 1998, Graphics Direct was established to offer students access to quality brand name products at affordable prices. As their reputation has grown their customer base has diversified and they now supply a growing list of well known companies and universities with their graphics requirements.

Chris and his team are lifetime rugby addicts and have a fabulous business. So, if you ever need graphics and art supplies, please support them . . .

Pythons are proud to have their support so please hit their logo to learn more . . .

Harrogate Architectural

As an independent award-winning architectural practice in Harrogate, Rob Thickett has almost 30-years of private sector experience on both residential and commercial projects and whilst working to meet the needs of clients in a rapidly transforming industry, he aims to establish long term relationships with both clients and the construction industry supply chain too.

So, if you need to consult with a knowledgeable, well connected and personable local architectural practice, click on their logo to see how they can help you . . .

Thank you Rob Thickett – Your player sponsorship for Jed Carr for the 22/23 and 23/24 seasons, your pitch side banner sponsorship and your excellent support for our club is so very much appreciated!

HG3 Fitness

Harrogate Pythons RUFC received tremendous support from HG3 Fitness with their weekly strength and conditioning sessions given free of charge to all our full and playing members. This is invaluable to our club and has contributed significantly to our improved performances in recent seasons! This year, they have nominated Jack Thompson-Hall as their sponsored player. Thank you to Pete Davies and his team!

In their own words – “At HG3 we’re always focussed on results, but it’s the journey along the way that’s just as important. We promote a positive environment that welcomes everyone of all ages, shapes and sizes. We train differently to other gyms, we train in a way that works and we love nothing more than seeing you get the results you’re aiming for, whether that’s losing weight, building muscle or finding a new way to unlock your potential and take your fitness to a level you never thought possible. Join HG3 and discover the stronger you”.

Please hit their logo to learn more . . .

Impulse Decisions

Experts in facilitating corporate hospitality all over the globe, Impulse Decisions help clients large and small to raise more from their events; be it arranging charity auctions, memorabilia sales, or planning and executing your event management needs, the Impulse Decisions team have a wealth of experience and a network that allows them to deliver success for your event at every level.

Harrogate Pythons RUFC are so pleased to link up with the Impulse Decisions team who help us facilitate both our annual dinner and golf day fundraising events.

Click on their logo to see how they can help you . . .

Inter Ceramica

Since 1990, Inter Ceramica have proudly grown the Yorkshire way – through excellent service and loyal customer relationships.

With Tile, Bathroom and Kitchen showrooms in Harrogate, Leeds and Huddersfield. Their long history mand close knit team provide an inspirational customer experience opening up so many possibilities for your home.

We’re once again grateful for Inter Ceramica’s pitch side banner sponsorship this season.

Click their logo to find out more . . .

Ivory Bar

Serving the finest wines, beers and cocktails, a visit to Ivory Bar in the centre of Harrogate is a must! Its such a fabulous venue, is family and dog friendly with parking, function room and so much more.

Many a Python has frequented Ivory Bar and their events calendar has so much variety too.

Harrogate Pythons RUFC are honoured to have the support of Ivory Bar and their club sponsorship is so very much appreciated!

Click the Ivory Bar logo to find out more . . .

James Freeman Design

James Freeman, B.A. qualified as an Interior Architect in 1989 and pursued his ambitions to renovate and convert historic properties. James has amassed a wealth of knowledge and experience, which affords him the confidence to deliver a quality product to suit his client’s budget.​

James believes creative design is the result of meaningful relationships with his clients and whether renovating, converting, extending, or in need of design advice, James is committed to bringing his client’s vision to reality. He is passionate about his work and dedicated to creating spaces that are practical, and beautiful.

James Freeman Design has again sponsored Pythons second row Hugh Tatlow for the 2023/24 season and the club is so grateful of James’s support!

Click on the logo to learn more of James’s services and completed projects . . .

Jarose Interiors

Jarose Interiors is a family-run business whose long heritage of retail, leisure and commercial fit-out expertise makes them the premier choice for major brands and blue chips across the world.

Proudly based in Yorkshire and with expert teams that combine traditional craftmanship with the latest AutoCAD and CNC technologies, the Jarose teams plan, design, manufacture and manage everything from small, one-off fit-outs to vast projects for global chains.

Harrogate Pythons RUFC are very proud to have their support so please click their logo to find out more!

Mainline Taxis

Mainline has been providing taxi and private hire services to Harrogate and the surrounding area since 1981 and were established by a group of professional drivers who came together in order to provide a quality service to the public.

Mainline has grown today to over 100 uniformed drivers in a variety of vehicles, including dedicated disabled vehicles. They operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, charging single time 24 hours a day (excl. Christmas and New Year). Their Mainline Taxi app assures their Harrogate and District customers of a prompt and friendly service always.

Always great supporters of Harrogate Pythons RUFC with kit and program support over many seasons. Please hit their logo to learn more . . .

Mooredge Gardens Ltd

Mooredge Gardens Ltd is an independent business that was established in 2018 by Callum Irvine; a talented rugby player and professional garden contractor too.

Callum’s team ensures that your garden and landscaping is done to the highest standards. Working closely with Tree surgeons and Lawn care treatment companies to give their customers a reliable quality service and a fair price.

Pythons are so pleased to have Mooredge Gardens Ltd as one of our club sponsors (contributing to our banner display and being player sponsor for Marcus Fotherby).

So, if you need professional help with your garden, please hit their logo to learn more . . .

Neo G

Neo G offers a dynamic range of Medical Grade orthopaedic and sports supports for all ages and body types and their products are designed and developed by qualified orthopaedic engineers and manufactured using medical grade materials.

All Neo G supports and braces are registered as ‘Class 1 Medical Devices’ with the MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, UK) and they supply medical professionals, therapists and various sport markets across the world with creative orthopaedic solutions.

An appropriate and valued supporter of Pythons. Please hit their logo to learn more . . .

New Image Fitness

‘New Image’ is a inspirational range of value for money fitness equipment offered by High Street TV. A multi-channel retail business operating in the UK and internationally High Street TV is one of the UK’s fastest-growing companies as recognised by The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 and International Track 200. Founded in 2008, High Street TV is based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire and employs over 150 staff.

They have many successful brands within their channel; specialising in Home & Kitchen, Fitness, Health & Beauty etc. and their NutriBullet brand can currently be seen on our Pythons shorts . . .

Please hit their logo to learn more of their ‘New Image’ fitness range . . .

Northern Energy

Fuelling communities since 1932, Northern Energy is a successful independent family run company with its roots firmly set on the highest levels of quality and service for its clients.

As a family business, it also has strong sporting roots throughout the region’s Rugby and Cricket communities and as long term supporters of Harrogate Pythons RUFC, we are so grateful of their continued support.

Northern Energy support us in so many ways including scoreboard and shirt sponsorship. They have also sponsored players Steve Kirkpatrick and Ted Illingworth for the 2023/24 season too.

Please hit their logo to learn more . . .

PDS Design & Build

Born in 1998, PDS Design & Build can confidently say that they are one of the leading Design & Build companies in the retail, leisure & hospitality sector.

PDS Design & Build always strive to ensure complete client satisfaction, proven by strong and valued relationships with their customers. All aspects of the design & build process expertly executed to ensure projects are delivered on time, in budget and to the highest standard.

We’re very grateful for PDS Design & Build’s pitch side banner sponsorship and their VP membership for this season too.

Click their logo to find out more . . .

Polarglaze Ltd

Steve Elms and his Polarglaze team are specialists in all aspects of the design, supply and fitting of doors, sunroom and conservatory glazing, as well as double glazing repairs and service too.

A great locally based company for all your glazing requirements.

We’re very grateful to Polarglaze for their Pythons player sponsorship of Sam Beagrie this season.

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Promogroup UK

Mark Dawson and his Promogroup UK team have spent the last 25 years at the heart of the UK advertising industry with expertise in national press, interactive, outdoor, ambient and experiential advertising.

Using their vast inventory of state of the art equipment, Promogroup work closely with clients direct, as well as with advertising agencies, outdoor specialists, PR, marketing, experiential and events companies to provide high impact outdoor advertising and event solutions.

We’re very grateful to Promogroup UK for their generous donation of our digital scoreboard and system.

Click their logo to find out more . . .

Revo Kitchens

Revo Kitchens brings you a carefully selected range of stocked, rigid built German kitchens at incredibly low prices.

Pop in to their 10,000 sq ft showroom on Hornbeam Park in Harrogate and let their expert designers help you create the kitchen of your dreams.

We’re very grateful to Revo Kitchens for their generous pitch side banner sponsorship and support.

Click their logo to find out more . . .

Ripon Select Foods

Ripon Select Foods Ltd is an independent family business and their history covers 6 generations of Flour Millers & Rusk manufacturers. The great-great-grandfather being the originator of Rusk manufacture circa 1902.

The company has an 8 acre site at Ripon encompassing a Flour Mill, Rusk, Breadcrumb, Dry Mixing and Batter Factories as well as an Administration Block, Laboratories & Warehousing.

Again, Harrogate Pythons RUFC are eternally grateful for the sterling and continued generous support RSF have given us year after year.

Please hit their logo to learn more . . .

Rossett Sports Centre

Rossett Sports Centre has been fabulously supportive of Pythons in recent years and offer a first class non-membership community sports venue.

They are a first class dry site indoor and outdoor sports centre that includes Harrogate’s leading 3G Artificial Sports Pitch. The centre is open 7 days a week and their wide range of facilities can be casually booked or block booked throughout the year .

Please hit their logo to find out more . . .

Sand Communications

Sand Communications have been using their telecoms expertise to support businesses throughout the UK since 2007.

With more than 60 years of telecoms experience between them, their team of communications specialists deliver a competitively priced service that helps our clients to improve efficiency and reduce costs.

Sand Communications is based in Harrogate and work with their clients right across the UK.

We’re very grateful to Simon Rodham and his Sand Communications team for their fantastic sponsorship and support in so many areas for our club!

Click their logo to find out more . . .

Skipton Road Garage

Skipton Road Garage is a long established local family business whose ethos is “Our customers are treated as friends”! We’re so grateful for their continued and generous support and for the 2023/24 season, they are sponsoring Python players Gareth Drane and Rhys Cory – Thank you!

Specialising in quality car servicing, MOT’s, air-conditioning, clutch and cambelt repairs and a host of other specialist repairs too, Pythons are so pleased to have the support of this great local firm so next time your vehicle needs that specialist touch, hit the logo to find out more . . .

Slingsby's Cafe

Slingsby’s opened its doors in August 2015 and quickly established itself amongst Harrogate’s best independent cafes, offering quality home-cooked food and great coffee. Find them on Tower Street, just off West Park, Harrogate.

We are so grateful to the Slingsby’s Café team who again are our our match ball sponsors for the 2023/24 season.

If you’re in Harrogate Town Centre and fancy a great Indie Café experience, pop in to see Andrew Ford and his team.

Please hit their logo to learn more . . .

Starbeck Tandoori

Starbeck Tandoori Restaurant have been serving the highest quality Indian food since opening in 1999. They are highly recommended in the North Yorkshire Good Food Guide and by the Harrogate Advertiser series too.

Just round the corner from Station View, Starbeck Tandoori is a much loved venue for many of our players and supporters and all here at Harrogate Pythons really appreciate the support from this award winning Indian restaurant. General Manager Burhan Khan always give us a warm welcome!

To find out more about what Burhan and the Starbeck Tandoori team have to offer, Please hit their logo to learn more . . .

The Wild Swan

The Wild Swan has been part of the community in Minskip for nearly 200 years. This country pub dates back to 1832 and you can still enjoy some great local ales under the age old beams in their traditional tap room, which features polished floorboards and a countryside theme.

Catering for a lighter lunch with sandwiches and salads, classic Sunday roast, stone baked pizzas & sharing platters, the choice and quality food and drink is all steeped in over two centuries of local history.

The Wild Swan constantly updates its menus to ensure the best use of fresh, locally sourced ingredients as possible. Click their logo to discover their menus. There is sure to be something for everyone. Rest assured, The Wild Swan’s General Manager (and stalwart Pythons prop) Nathan Wake and his team are sure to give you a warm welcome.

Harrogate Pythons RUFC are privileged to be associated with The Wild Swan who have most generously sponsored Pythons player Nathan again for the 2023/24 season . . .

Tomschoice Limousins

Owned by long standing Pythons supporters the Cooper Family, Tomschoice Limousins are a pedigree herd of Limousin cattle; owned and managed on grassland on the side of the beautiful Nidderdale valley in North Yorkshire.

Harrogate Pythons RUFC are honoured to have the support of James, Sarah, Ben and Laura Cooper and their club sponsorship is so very much appreciated!

Click the logo to find out more . . .

Twisted Cakes

Twisted Cakes have generously sponsored Python player Liam Kernoghan again for the 2023/24 season – Thank you Guys!

Based in Harrogate on Kings Road with easy parking, Twisted Cakes specialise in baking wonderful celebrations for all occasions; offering bespoke cakes, cookies and cupcakes made to order . . .

Twisted Cakes carefully cater for all dietary requirements and also offer great value cake tin and cake stand hire too. Judging by the wonderful photos on their Facebook page, if Liam partakes in too much or their produce, he’ll be in the front row in no time lol.

Thanks again to the Twisted team – Please check them out by clicking on their logo . . .

Vasstech Garage Services

Vasstech Garage Services are a specialist VW, Audi, Seat and Skoda car servicing garage in Knaresborough with a further 4 branches throughout the region.

Their expert teams are ready and waiting to cater for all your petrol, diesel, electric and hybrid car servicing and repair requirements.

We’re very grateful to Vasstech Team for their Pythons player sponsorship of Sandy Dunlop this season.

Click their logo to find out more . . .

Warehouse Storage Solutions

As one of the UK’s biggest and best-respected providers of racking and storage systems, Warehouse Storage Solutions is a trusted supplier to many of the world’s leading organisations. With over 50 years’ experience, their team has the knowledge and expertise to recommend, design and install the right system for your business.

They are rightly very proud that over 75% of their business comes from repeat customers. This is the testament to the quality and reputation of both their high-quality products and dedicated service.

Warehouse Storage Solutions have supported Pythons annually for years by supplying the Port for the annual dinner and part sponsoring the program too. So, for all your pallet racking, warehouse shelving, mezzanine flooring and storage system requirement, please hit their logo to learn more . . .

Whittaker's Distillery

Whittaker’s Gin is a family business run from the home of Toby and Jane Whittaker ay Harewell House Farm in the heart of Nidderdale.

Whittaker’s original distillery is an old 1950s pig shed which is still very much in use as storage, bottling and labelling facility for their gins and other spirits. All the distilling takes place in their amazing purpose built distillery building which was opened to the public in August 2019.

Pythons are so grateful of Toby and Jane’s support as club sponsors . . . Please hit their logo to find out more on their fab website!