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Old schoolmates Daly and Yarde get England rugby call-ups

Marland Yarde and Elliot Daly, who played together in the winning side in the national schools’ cup final at Twickenham when at Whitgift School, today received call-ups to the England rugby squad for the 2013-2014 season. Yarde, the London Irish … Continue reading

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64% of Palace fans would welcome rugby at Selhurst Park

Inside Croydon‘s exclusive yesterday that Crystal Palace owner Steve Parish has offered to discuss ground-sharing with London Welsh rugby club has sparked much debate across sports online bulletin boards and forums. A poll of fans has so far found approval … Continue reading

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Croydon Council snubs the Irish as it cancels St Patrick’s Day

ANDREW PELLING reports on the latest cut-back in Croydon St Patrick’s Day has been cancelled by Croydon Council. The council chose another day of Celtic celebration, St David’s Day, to announce it was to put a stop to any Irish … Continue reading

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Whitgift pair lined up to play for England in World Cup final

Two former pupils from Whitgift School in South Croydon could be playing in a World Cup final on Sunday, after the England under-20s side beat France 33-20 in the semi-final of the Junior World Championships being staged in Italy. England, … Continue reading

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