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Plenty of derby action assured as rugby season kicks off

RUGBY ROUND-UP: It’s the big kick-off this weekend. No, not that little tournament being staged in Japan, but in Division One of the Surrey county league. The club rugby season gets underway in earnest tomorrow, and this year sees the 10-team … Continue reading

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Warlingham bounce back to keep alive promotion talk

RUGBY ROUND-UP: For rugby alickados, the old farts in blazers, there’s long been a sense that the club season hasn’t properly started until the clocks go back, and kick-off for Saturday matches is brought forward from 3pm. And there’s also … Continue reading

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Old MidWhitgiftians enjoy a try-fest at Lime Meadow Avenue

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Old MidWhitgiftians quickly got their season back on track with a breath-taking 62-5 win at home against Old WImbledonians in Surrey 1 last Saturday. Andrew Dean scored a hat-trick of tries, fellow centre Temi Okenla got two, and … Continue reading

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Old boys’ youngsters claim bragging rights over Warlingham

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Old Whitgiftians, after a 20-year exile from London divisional rugby, claimed their first win of the season on Saturday, as they beat Warlingham 22-14 at Croham Manor Road. In the first clash between the two clubs at 1st … Continue reading

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Back from the brink: rugby club survives to kick off season

Down in Surrey 3, the area’s lowest-ranked rugby club began the 2017-2018 season on Saturday with defeat. But the fact that Croydon RFC had a team playing at all was remarkable for a club that was within 24 hours of … Continue reading

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Giant Priest rewards Warlingham for their faith with a try

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Warlingham had gone more than a year without a league victory. So long, in fact, that they risked becoming a quiz question on Pointless. But after the batterings suffered last season, the Hamsey Green club has started the … Continue reading

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Croydon RFC Sports Day Beerfest, Addington Road, Jul 22

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Touch Rugby fitness sessions at Croydon RFC, from May 8

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Two up, two down: Whitgiftians near promotion despite stalling

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Two up, two down. No, not a local estate agent’s description of an over-priced house on a busy Croydon street, but the fate of the local rugby clubs in the season that has all-but-finished, with two enjoying promotion campaigns, … Continue reading

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Lack of props sees Purley-John Fisher propping up table

RUGBY ROUND-UP: It may not be a very Merry Christmas down at Parsons Pightle in Old Coulsdon this year, where problems in getting out a full team have seen Purley-John Fisher penalised by 10 league points, plonking the club at … Continue reading

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Croydon RFC charity memorial day, May 17

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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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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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Croydon one point away from ending losing streak

They’ve won just one league match all season, they regularly concede more than 30 points, and in one game they lost 134-10. And then they were lucky to get the 10. IAN LAMONT visits Croydon RFC to find out how … Continue reading

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Croydon clubs get £95,000 from Mayor’s sports fund

As the Olympic Torch enters Croydon, locals had another 95,000 sporting reasons to celebrate, with three projects in the borough benefiting in hard cash from the latest round of grants from the Mayor of London’s sports fund. Streatham and Croydon … Continue reading

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