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Kings of Anglia Issue 7 Magazine Offer With Jimmy Bullard and Tristan Nydam

Rugby news

Thursday, June 14, 2018

As a pupil at Old Buckenham Hall School and while playing rugby for Ipswich RFC and Ipswich YM, Harry Rowland won his first representative honours with selection to the Northampton Saints Elite Player Development Group.

A former Ipswich rugby star has helped England Counties U20s complete a notable double victory over Georgia U20s, in Georgia.

County Championship Division One North

Eastern Counties 24

Yorkshire 27

Eastern Counties look set to beat the drop, despite finishing on the wrong side of this thrilling match.

The younger players from Woodbridge Rugby Club’s youth section – the minis - and their parents were out in force in glorious sunshine for their Mini Rugby Warrior Awards.

Against a backdrop of blue skies and scorching sunshine, spectators flocked in their droves into the Greene King IPA Haberden, home of Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club, to enjoy a day of exhilarating fast-paced rugby sevens, writes Becky Haywood.

More than 4,000 fans are expected to enjoy the annual feast of top drawer sevens rugby on offer in Bury St Edmunds this weekend.

Bury St Edmunds head coach Jon Curry is hoping his side can have some fun in the sun when they host champions-elect Cinderford.

Eastern Counties 1

Ipswich 24

Fakenham 22

On a bright spring afternoon a feast of rugby was served up to the large crowd, watching the two top teams in the league battle it out in what was one of the finest games seen at Rushmere for several years, writes Dick Watson.

London 3 East

Woodbridge Warriors 21

Ely 26

This last league match of 2017/18 re-acquainted contestants from the first, the tight 5-5 draw in torrential rain and lightning at Ely, writes Simon Ballard.

Woodbridge Amazons 22 Southwold Swallows 5

London 3 Eastern Counties League

Southwold 33 Woodbridge Warriors 6

Eastern Counties 3
Woodbridge Warriors 19 Crusaders 19

Eastern Counties 3

Woodbridge Saxons 40

Ipswich 3s 17

With the lines swept and repainted and a nod from the ref, Jez Hannon led his Saxons into the frozen wasteland, writes Chris North.

London 3 East

Wymondham 24

Woodbridge Warriors 0

Heavy overnight rain didn’t dampen Wymondham’s enthusiastic start to this mid-table skirmish.

Eastern Counties Suffolk Chadacre Cup semi-final

Stowmarket 32

Woodbridge Warriors 24

Stowmarket started perkily, keen to avenge two-time Cup winners Woodbridge on a sunny, gusty day at Chilton Fields, writes Simon Ballard.

London 2 North

Ipswich 23

Norwich 15

It was brilliant sunny day at Humber Doucy Lane as the two sides took to the field for this derby match in front of a large & noisy crowd of 350 spectators with Ipswich still smarting from the hammering they suffered at Beeston Hyrne back in October, writes John Kornjaca.

NC East 1

Lakenham Hewitt 5

Woodbridge Amazons 44

Sitting third in the league prior to this weekend, a mouth-watering trip to bottom placed Lakenham Hewitt meant the Woodbridge Amazons could keep the pressure up on the two sides above them, writes Ian Girling.

London 3 East

Wisbech 19

Woodbridge Warriors 34

Woodbridge started vigorously, the Warriors pushing up-field for Jamie Smith to kick three penalty points.

Mike Bacon takes his weekly look at sport, including the Six-Nations, the progression, or not, of VAR and how the PC brigade are starting to infiltrate sport.

Women’s National Championships East 1

Woodbridge Amazons 61

Chelmsford 0

On a glorious sunny Suffolk afternoon, the Amazons put on an amazing display to reignite their league campaign, writes Ian Girling.

London 3 Eastern Counties

Woodbridge Warriors 3

Holt 14

Early scrum penalties put Woodbridge on the back-foot, James Wyatt missed a penalty kick but the short ball was knocked on by Adam Plummer and the resulting scrum became the first of many periods of duress for the home defence, which held well, writes Simon Ballard.

London 3 Eastern Counties

Wymondham 17

Stowmarket 28

Stowmarket got off to a flying start and from the first few minutes hardly left the home side 22, and it was no surprise when full back Dan Garrard crossed the line and then converted his own try.

St Joseph’s College in Ipswich have reached the quarter-finals of the RFU National Cup after seeing off Wimbledon College 18-14 in a tense regional final.

Suffolk Cup
Ipswich YM 5 Stowmarket 24

A former Suffolk school pupil has been called up to represent England’s under-20s team in two major international competitions.

London 2 North

Wanstead 27

Ipswich 5

The Black and Golds of Ipswich fought hard throughout the match against second-placed Wanstead, eventually losing by something of a distance, with the Herons sealing their victory with two injury time tries.

Eastern Counties One

Sudbury Talbots 29

Ipswich YM 11

Top of the table YM’s 100% record came to a crashing end on a windy, raw afternoon at Sudbury, beaten by a more complete, well-organised and determined side, writes Debbie Taylor.

London 3 Eastern Counties

Thetford 34

Woodbridge Warriors 8

This mid–table clash didn’t disappoint, as both sides started energetically.

Eastern Counties One

Ipswich Magpies 24

Ipswich YM 32

A dull, cold, dank afternoon at Humber Doucy Lane hosted a game of rugby as grey as the weather, writes Debbie Taylor.

London 3 East

Woodbridge Warriors 19

West Norfolk 30

A late Woodbridge charge was too late, as the points went back across the border, writes Simon Ballard.

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