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Robshaw’s not the star of the latest Warlingham show

STEVEN DOWNES with a review of how the local rugby clubs, and players, have done over the course of the season, with some becoming unlikely stars of the small screen Warlingham RFC could feature on Sky Sports this evening, the … Continue reading

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Rugby League season kick-off – Bears v Rhinos, Sat Apr 18

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Pitch Up and Play rugby for girls at Warlingham, Mar 1

Warlingham rugby club’s growing women’s section is hosting a huge “Girls Rugby Pitch Up and Play” event at Hamsey Green on Sunday March 1. More than 140 girls are due to attend the event, which is backed by both the … Continue reading

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Warlingham’s Wilson among award favourites for BBC SPOTY

A former Warlingham rugby club junior player is among the favourites to win the Team of the Year prize at tonight’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year. Women’s rugby World Cup-winner Kay Wilson was on hand at an awards lunch … Continue reading

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England captain Robshaw hands it to volunteers like Doe

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Tony Doe, one of the behind-the-scenes mainstays at Warlingham rugby club, had his volunteering efforts recognised this week by the RFU, the governing body of the English game, when he was invited to an England training session at … Continue reading

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Five-try Whitgift blitz John Fisher in local schools’ derby

RUGBY ROUND-UP: After scoring 24 points in a first-half blitz, Whitgift School’s first XV took the local bragging rights (again), as they beat John Fisher 38-10 last Saturday. They are probably entitled to expect such a performance, given the financial … Continue reading

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Warlingham look home-sick as they suffer another defeat

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Three games into the league season, and life in London 2SW looks like it could be far from straightforward for Warlingham, who are suffering from a bout of home-sickness, losing at Hamsey Green for the second time in … Continue reading

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Crouch kicks Midwives to victory on his return from injury

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Old Mid-Whitgiftians welcomed Dan Crouch back into their side after more than a season out through injury, and 10 points from the boot of their fly-half, including a important penalty late in the game, was enough to secure … Continue reading

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Warlingham fired up for new season with fresh challenges

RUGBY ROUND-UP: The rugby season gets underway in earnest at 3pm this afternoon with the pick of the fixtures being mighty clash at Hamsey Green between Warlingham and Old Reigatians in London 2SW.

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Wilson the wizz gets England into Rugby World Cup final

Another day, another sporting world-beater from Croydon. England will play in the Women’s Rugby World Cup final against Canada in Paris on Sunday, with former Warlingham player, Kay Wilson, being the side’s joint top try-scorer. England beat Ireland 40-7 in … Continue reading

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Golf course offers charities a way out of financial bunker

One of the area’s leading golf courses is offering £84,000-worth of free rounds and sessions to local charities for use in fund-raising activities. Farleigh Golf Club has established a social responsibility scheme which offers to donate use of their facilities, … Continue reading

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British Lion Richard Hill rugby dinner at Warlingham, Sept 12

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Osborne named Warlingham captain for new season

Warlingham RFC has named Jon Osborne, their 26-year-old wing, as their first XV captain for the coming season, the Hamsey Green club’s 93rd year. Osborne is a sports coach at Purley’s John Fisher School. He succeeds back-row forward Zack King, … Continue reading

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Cipriani’s England recall shows he is back on the right track

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Two old boys of Whitgift School were named today in the England side to face New Zealand in Auckland on Saturday, with a third player with strong local connections, former Warlingham youth player Chris Robshaw, captaining the team. … Continue reading

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Threat of UKIP sees Croydon’s Tories press the panic button

VOTE 2014: The Conservatives, who have run Croydon Council since 2006, have pressed the panic button over the UKIP threat to their control of the Town Hall. The local Tories sent out their distress signal in leaflets distributed across the … Continue reading

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Warlingham in heaven with Sevens tournament, May 3

There will be an international feel to this year’s Sevens Heaven tournament at Warlingham rugby club’s Hamsey Green grounds on Saturday. More than 200 rugby players are expected to take part, plus nearly 100 netball players competing in a netball … Continue reading

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Elm Tree Cottage garden announces charity open days

On the May Day Bank Holiday weekend, you have a chance to step back into the 19th Century with a visit to the garden of a house in Croham that offers a feel for how the area around Croydon might … Continue reading

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How pipes and tunnels caused our ‘River of Woe’ to flood

Inside Croydon’s loyal reader, JOHN O’BRIEN is fortunate. He lives on the high and relatively dry ground of Woldingham. From there, he has seen enough to form a view that much of the flooding in the valleys of Kenley and … Continue reading

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Griffiths try sets up hard-earned win for Croydon

RUGBY ROUND-UP: The wettest January since records began has caused havoc with fixture lists for local rugby clubs, but Croydon RFC were able to get their match against Economicals on last Saturday, and after a bright start hung on for … Continue reading

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Trinity face trip to the champions to stay in national cup

RUGBY ROUND-UP: For the second successive year, Whitgift have been knocked out of the national schools’ rugby cup by Hampton School, losing 11-6 in a hard-fought contest in South Croydon yesterday afternoon. Probably most galling of all, Whitgift had led … Continue reading

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