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National League Two South

London Irish Wild Geese 36

Bury St Edmunds 24

A spirited second half performance was not good enough to paper over the cracks of a woeful first half by Bury St Edmunds on Saturday.

Bury St Edmunds RFC head coach Gavin Hogg admits his side have struggled to apply the intensity levels week in, week out, this campaign.

Having enjoyed a terrific reversal over Tabard the previous Sunday, the chance to avenge a 26-5 defeat to Essex side Harwich & Dovercourt looked a tantalising and achievable goal for the in-form Woodbridge Amazons.

Ipswich overcome Holt in London 2 North

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Ipswich welcomed Holt to Humber Doucy Lane for a must-win game and played some fabulous attacking rugby in what was ultimately a very convincing 39-24 victory, over tough opposition.

Women’s National SE North 1

Tabard 27

Woodbridge Amazons 39

A daunting road trip to Radlett in Herts to face third-placed Tabard posed a serious question for this season’s Amazons squad.

Former Ipswich schoolboy Lewis Ludlam is targeting game time in the Aviva Premiership, having made his senior Northampton Saints bow in the Anglo-Welsh Cup.

National League Two South

Bury St Edmunds 12

Barnes 10

A dramatic last-gasp penalty from Scott Lyle snatched the victory for Bury at a dank and drizzly Greene King IPA Haberden.

National League Two South

Taunton Titans 30

Bury St Edmunds 26

A last-gasp try in the seventh minute of injury time denied Bury what would have been an incredible victory.

Gallery: Bury start season with win over Chilton

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

National League Two South

Bury St Edmunds 30

Chilton 10

Bury kicked off their second season in National Division 2 with a fine victory.

Tributes have been paid to a Suffolk rugby stalwart who dedicated his time to promoting grassroots rugby in the region and across England.

Bury St Edmunds boss Gavin Hogg believes he has assembled his best squad yet as the Suffolk club look to continue their exciting rise up English rugby union’s league pyramid in the club’s 90th anniversary year.

A Suffolk schoolboy will say au revoir to the UK this summer, after landing a dream deal with a French Top-14 team.

A crowd of nearly 4,000 fans basked in the sunshine as they took in the red-hot action at the eighth annual Greene King IPA Sevens tournament, at Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club, on Sunday.

Former England Rugby League international, Martin Offiah, will be the special guest at Ipswich Rugby Club’s end-of-season club dinner.

There have been some memorable days at the Greene King Haberden in recent years but Saturday’s events will live long in the memory for those that were present.

Bury secured their National 2 status with a scrappy 27-15 win at relegation-haunted Southend.

A last minute penalty try salvaged two losing bonus points for Bury, which on reflection was a decent return on a game where the visitors ruled the roost.

The Ireland national sevens team has signed up to compete in this year’s Greene King IPA Rugby Sevens tournament at Bury St Edmunds, pitting them head to head against the England squad.

Woodbridge Warriors won a hard-fought game with Thetford, 38-35, in the Eastern Counties League, on Saturday.

Ipswich-born Alex Moon has been named on the bench for England Under-20s’ Six-Nations clash with Wales, at Ashton Gate, on Friday (tomorrow).

Concept plans for a new sports hub at the Northern Gateway in Colchester have been revealed.

They have all overcome some form of adversity in recent times but emerged stronger for it, as their shiny, new professional deals at Northampton Saints will testify.

Former St Joseph’s College pupil and Colchester RFC player Ethan Waddleton has been selected in the England squad for the Red Rose’s latest round of games in the HSBC World Sevens Series, in Las Vegas.

Fourth-placed Woodbridge hosted third-placed Wisbech with both sides unbeaten in 2016, so this was inevitably going to be a tight match.

Ipswich earned the bragging rights from this East Anglian derby, winning a tight contest 12-10 at Humber Doucy Lane.

Woodbridge Warriors emerged successful from this well-fought Suffolk derby, the visitors taking the honours in both the league and Suffolk Cup.

Suffolk rugby coach Simon Sinclair will play an increasingly prominent role in the future of the domestic game, after accepting a full-time position at Premiership giants Northampton Saints’ academy.

Ipswich defeated Cantabrigians 32-24 at Humber Doucy Lane.

Ipswich schoolboy Ethan Waddleton has been selected for the senior England squad for the third leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, being held in New Zealand this weekend.

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