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Jamie Smith scores one of his two tries for Woodbridge against YM

Eastern Counties 1

Ipswich YM 8

Woodbridge Warriors 27

Woodbridge opened the scoring in this fiery local derby as full-back Jamie Smith touched down after an arcing sprint saw him receive fast ball.

Toni Bell scores her first try for the Amazons

Women’s National Championships SE North 1

Woodbridge Amazons 32

Chelmsford 5

This rebuilding year is fast turning into a terrific league campaign for the Woodbridge ladies as they crushed the visiting Chelmsford side by 27 points.

Woodbridge celebrate Tom Stokes' dramatic last second try which tied the scores

Eastern Counties League

Woodbridge Warriors 7

Thetford 5

Woodbridge were expecting a demanding contest with top-of-the-table Thetford and the game didn’t disappoint.

Players take part in the Tag Rugby festival at Hadleigh Rugby Club last season.

Hadleigh Rugby Football Club are again hosting The Hadleigh TAG 2017.

Bury captain Tom Rock

National 2

Redruth 10 Bury St Edmunds 3

Woodbridge's Julie Tyler in possession

Wymondham Wasps, the undefeated league leaders with a perfect seven wins from seven games, left Hatchley Barn with a Bee in their bonnet, despite a 36-12 win.

Woodbridge's players get in a huddle.

Fourth-placed Woodbridge Warriors were defeated, 29-12, against the team they led by one point prior to kick-off.

Ethan Waddleton, during his time at St Joseph's College

England Sevens, including former St Joseph’s College schoolboy, Ethan Waddleton, experienced a difficult second day in Wellington in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.

Darren Gillespie of Bury

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's Dave Coutts in action last week against Taunton. Photo: SHAWN PEARCE

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

Woodbridge Amazons Vicky Watts passes the ball, watched by Maggie Kelly

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 stop a Holt attack

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.

Captain Claire Brickley scored twice for Woodbridge

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.

Lewis Ludlam

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.

Scott Lyle won the game for Bury

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.

Scott Lyle had a good game for Bury

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
Bury St Edmunds entertain Clifton in their first National League 2 home game of the season at The Haberden

National League Two South

Bury St Edmunds 30

Chilton 10

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

Brian Williams

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

Tim Mann in action for Bury St Edmunds last season. Photo: Lucy Taylor

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.

Ben Kelland

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

A Barracudas player breaks in their upset defeat over last year's champions Northampton Saints

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.

Martin Offiah

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

Bury St Edmunds entertain Cambridge at the Haberden on Saturday and in a dramatic end to the game score two tries to stun the league leaders with an excellent vistory

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 rugby v Redignesians ( blue) in National 2

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

Bury rugby v Redignesians ( blue) in National 2

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.

Bury Rugby Club chairman Mike Robinson

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 v Thetford

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

Alex Moon

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).

Artist's impression of new rugby clubhouse at Northern Gateway, Colchester

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

Toby Trinder

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.

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