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Rugby club’s apprentice gives 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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England captain puts his shirt on Warlingham scheme

RUGBY ROUND-UP: The new season is almost upon us, and Warlingham have launched themselves into it with the help of the England captain to help establish an apprenticeship scheme under the auspices of the RFU. More than 300 members and … Continue reading

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Frant Road club wins £270,000 community sport makeover

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Plans for a community sports ground at Streatham-Croydon rugby club in Thornton Heath will become reality next month with a £90,000 grant from the Rugby Football Union’s capital investment programme. The grant will ensure that work can begin … Continue reading

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London Welsh turn down offer to play at Selhurst Park

Crystal Palace’s offer to host London Welsh matches at Selhurst Park has been turned down by the rugby club. At least for now. Last week, Inside Croydon reported how Palace co-owner Steve Parish had contacted senior officials at the Exiles, … Continue reading

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Palace make late bid to bring Premiership rugby to Selhurst

Crystal Palace co-owner Steve Parish has made an 11th hour offer to bring Premiership rugby to Selhurst Park. The Eagles chairman has contacted senior figures at London Welsh to offer help and support to the 2011-2012 RFU Championship winners, as … Continue reading

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