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Monday, September 28, 2015

What a difference a few months makes.

Monday, September 28, 2015
Clement Le Roy goes over for Bury's only try in their 46-11 defeat at Old Albanians

Bury endured a tough afternoon as they went down 46-11 to Old Albanians.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Diss v Ipswich

A glorious autumn day on a perfect pitch and a very decent crowd were not enough for the home side as Ipswich lost 20-7 to Diss.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Stowmarket rugby vs May and Baker

With the ball is Tamati Hauraki-Tyrell.

A strong showing after the break helped Stowmarket secure a 45-30 win over May and Baker at the weekend.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Tim Mann scored for Bury at Chinnor

Bury survived a nervous final five minutes to secure a deserved first win in National 2, as they beat Chinnor 24-22

Monday, September 7, 2015
Bury St Edmunds entertain Bishops Stortford at the Haberden for their first match in the National League 2 South

Bury’s first venture into National 2 Rugby ended in defeat but they can take great heart from the performance.

Thursday, July 16, 2015
Cameron Ives

Former St Joseph’s College pupil and ex-Colchester RFC youngster Cameron Ives has been snapped up by French Pro D2 side Beziers.

Friday, July 3, 2015
The Rugby Union World Cup will visit the statue to Prince Obolensky in Ipswich.

The Rugby Union World Cup is heading to Ipswich next month on its tour of the country in the run-up to this autumn’s tournament.

Friday, June 19, 2015
Lewis Ludlam, right, and dad Arron.

Ipswich-born rugby star Lewis Ludlam has revealed his immense pride at representing England, ahead of the biggest match of his life on Saturday night.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Lewis Ludlam (on the ball), Will Owen (third left).

England, featuring Ipswich-born duo Lewis Ludlam and Will Owen will defend their title against New Zealand in the final of the World Rugby U20 Championship on Saturday, having overcome South Africa 28-20 on Monday.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Alex Day

Former Suffolk schoolboy Alex Day turned down the chance to stay with Premiership giants Northampton Saints, in a bid to resurrect his promising career.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Lewis Ludlam in training with England under-20s: 
Picture Credits: Roberto Bregani/Fotosportit

Instead of turning out for England at the World Rugby Under-20 Championships in Italy, Lewis Ludlam could have been sat watching the action on TV at home, wondering what if.

Sunday, June 7, 2015
Lewis Ludlam

Ipswich-born duo Lewis Ludlam and Will Owen both started as England defeated Wales 30-16 in their second pool game at the Rugby World Under-20 Championship in Italy.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Aki Lea in action for Eastern Counties.

Eastern Counties went down to defeat at Twickenham on Sunday, losing their County Championship Division 2 Plate final 17-3 to Surrey.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Will Owen - Tiger Images

Ipswich-born duo Lewis Ludlam and Will Owen both played as England defeated Japan 59-7 in their opening game of the World Rugby Under-20s Championships, in Italy, on Tuesday afternoon.

Monday, June 1, 2015
Lewis Ludlam

Ipswich will be represented on a world stage this month when the World Rugby Under-20 Championships begin in Italy.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Eastern Counties are through to their first Twickenham final since 2004 after a hard-fought 26-19 Bill Beaumont Cup Division Two North win over Northumberland at Newcastle’s Kingston Park.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Lewis Ludlam

Former St Joseph’s College pupil Lewis Ludlam and Ipswich-born ex-Framlingham School pupil Will Owen have been named in the England squad for the Under-20 World Cup which is to be held in Italy, next month.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Volunteers who work tirelessly behind the scenes will be honoured at the Eastern Counties Rugby Union annual dinner, where the guest speaker will be former England international Rob Andrew, current director of rugby at the RFU.

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