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Rugby news

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

In our latest round-up of the local rugby action, there’s fine wins for Colchester, Stowmarket and Woodbridge, plus a 136-0 romp for Hadleigh and a dominant display from the Bury Foxes.

In our latest round-up of local rugby action, there are great wins for Southwold, Ipswich and Woodbridge.

St Joseph’s College in Ipswich held its 32and annual rugby festival at the weekend, attracting some of the best rugby schools from around the country.

Some of the top rugby schools in the country will descend on Suffolk this weekend for the famous St Joseph’s College Rugby Festival.

England and Northampton Saints rugby captain Dylan Hartley made a surprise appearance at Finborough School’s annual youth community rugby festival.

More than 90 teams from 10 clubs enjoyed the tenth Woodbridge Rugby Club U7-U12 Festival, a celebration of youth rugby, writes Simon Ballard.

In our weekly round-up of the local rugby action, there are wins for Colchester, Woodbridge, Braintree and Chelmsford....

In our latest weekly rugby round-up, there’s a fine win for Colchester, a derby day triumph for Stowmarket and a big shutout victory for the Bury Foxes.

Here’s our round-up of the latest local rugby action, including Colchester, Chelmsford, Southwold, Sudbury, Stowmarket, Ipswich, Braintree, Ipswich YM and Woodbridge.

The latest reports and results from the region’s rugby sides – including Colchester, Diss, Southwold, Ipswich, Chelmsford and Braintree.

In his latest column, Nino Severino discusses a chance meeting with a big personality who could soon be helping Suffolk’s athletes hit the next level in their sporting endeavours.

Following previous successful tournaments, Woodbridge Rugby Club is to host this year’s Seckford Shield Community Touch Rugby Tournament from 12 noon on Saturday, August 18, writes Simon Ballard.

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.

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