Tag Archives: Warlingham

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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Ahola’s power helps see Warlingham through to the Finnish

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Warlingham emerged from the mid-season break to claim a much-needed victory in London 2SE, 19-10 at bottom club Heathfield and Waldron. Their second successive win in the league moved Warlingham to eighth in the 12-team division, and pretty … Continue reading

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Dodwell rises to occasion for Warl to rediscover winning ways

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Had the local clubs’ half-term report come a week earlier, it could have made for extremely bleak reading. Streatham-Croydon, Old Walcountians and Purley-John Fisher are all teetering on the brink of the relegation zones of their respective divisions, … Continue reading

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Defeats put MidWives and Warlingham in drop zones

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Off the back of the “worst performance of the season” a fortnight earlier, Warlingham travelled home from to Medway last Saturday having been dealt another crushing blow, this time a 29-5 defeat. They now stand a vulnerable-looking 10th … Continue reading

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South’s double helps Whitgift march on in the cup

RUGBY ROUND-UP: The match of the week locally undoubtedly took place in South Croydon yesterday afternoon, when Whitgift School beat John Fisher 29-6 in the latest round of the NatWest Cup national schools competition. Stan South, the Whitgift lock, scored … Continue reading

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Tayedzerwe’s hat-trick of tries give MidWives a lift

RUGBY ROUND-UP: After giving them the big build-up here last week, Croydon RFC’s recent run of good form came to an abrupt end at Chipstead, where they lost 25-5 down in Surrey 2 last Saturday, while previously win-less Streatham-Croydon finally … Continue reading

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Maynard’s men start to turn things round with derby win

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Surrey 2 is the lowest of the RFU’s leagues involving local clubs’ first XVs, but it is showing how readily fortunes may change. Last year, Thornton Heath-based Streatham-Croydon, one of south London’s senior clubs from the “old days” … Continue reading

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Whitgift and Fisher get to renew their rivalry in NatWest Cup

RUGBY ROUND-UP: We did say it would be close. By the final whistle at Plough Lane last Saturday, Whitgift School‘s first XV had hung on to a 25-24 victory over John Fisher, but only just, as Lewis Dennelly, the Fisher … Continue reading

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Thousands expected on touchline for annual schools clash

RUGBY ROUND-UP: It may be a Heineken Cup weekend, and the local rugby clubs might well be staging some important league fixtures tomorrow. But the real match of the day as far as Croydon sport is concerned kicks off at … Continue reading

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Rugby club’s apprentice ready to give it a try with local schools

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Warlingham has employed a Rugby Community Coach under an innovative apprenticeship scheme, the first club in the area to embark on this project which is supported by the Rugby Football Union, the national governing body, and Worthing College. … Continue reading

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Coach sees red as MidWives battle to derby win over PJF

RUGBY ROUND-UP: As derby clashes go, Saturday’s London 3SW league fixture at Parson’s Pightle between Purley John Fisher and Old Mid-Whitgiftians certainly delivered on controversy, talking points and cards  – with three yellows being issued to players on the pitch, … Continue reading

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MidWives are undone by Jonny Wilkinson’s first club

RUGBY ROUND-UP: It could be a tough season ahead for the area’s leading rugby clubs if last weekend’s results are anything to judge by, as the three sides that were in action in the opening Saturday of the season in … Continue reading

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