Tag Archives: Warlingham

Warlingham boot sales to kick-off at rugby club

Rugby boots are being hung up at the end of the season, and car boots are being opened up for a series of summer sales at Warlingham RFC’s Hamsey Green grounds, just south of Sanderstead. The first sale is on … Continue reading

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Philp’s Easter Sunday photocall could prompt an unholy row

After a week in which he had already been accused of being a Tory “toady”, an “exemplary arse-kisser” and of “brown-nosing”, Chris Philp, the relative new-comer as the Conservative MP for Croydon South, has now opened himself up to being … Continue reading

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Warlingham RFC’s first girls’ Rugby 7s, Apr 24

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Whitgift at the double in schools rugby cup quarter-finals

RUGBY ROUND-UP: It’s a red-letter day in the history of Whitgift School rugby next Wednesday, when both their under-15s and under-18s sides will run out on to their South Croydon playing fields to play in the quarter-finals of the national … Continue reading

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Tandridge has plans for thousands of homes on Green Belt

A neighbouring Tory-run local authority in Surrey is consulting on bulldozing a golf course and redeveloping next to a Battle of Britain conservation area in a drive to build thousands of homes on the Green Belt, reports WALTER CRONXITE Croydon’s … Continue reading

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Yarde and Daly included in England’s Six Nations rugby squad

Two products of Whitgift’s English schools’ rugby cup-winning team, Elliot Daly and Marland Yarde, have been called up to the England squad ahead of next month’s Six Nations’ Championship. This was the first squad announcement by new England coach Eddie … 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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All mud and guts on Warlingham rugby girls’ night out

Warlingham rugby club’s new women’s section is going from strength to strength, with a full team squad enjoying a training session at Harlequins’ Stoop ground last weekend – in diabolical weekend weather – before taking seats in the stadium to … Continue reading

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58-year-old Doe dons his boots again in Warlingham win

RUGBY ROUND-UP: If you think Wales or Ireland’s Rugby World Cup squads have it bad with injuries, then spare a thought for local club Warlingham, who rocked up for their latest London 2SW fixture at Basingstoke missing pretty much an … Continue reading

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How 4th XV rugby tour was the downfall of Nick Clegg

BELLA BARTOCK went “Up West” last night, for the opening night of a new stage comedy from a Croydon writer who has managed to harness some of the excitement, and a few of the skills, of the Rugby World Cup … Continue reading

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Warlingham honours England’s Robshaw ahead of World Cup

Warlingham rugby club is to confer on two of its former players the ultimate honour: it is naming the club bar and main hall after them. In the week that former Warlingham junior player Chris Robshaw, the England captain, gets … Continue reading

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Warlingham gets ready “to host” Rugby World Cup

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Warlingham’s rugby players take to a new stage

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Hillcrest Netball Club player trials, Aug 22 and Sep 2

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JLS star adds the X Factor to rugby club’s training session

Warlingham rugby players turning up for pre-season training at Hamsey Green last night quickly noticed a familiar face in the changing room – but one that was more familiar to them from their television screens. Turning up for training at … Continue reading

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Happy hooker looking for volunteers to take to the stage

The Hollywood movie can’t be very far away. First there was the acclaimed book – My Life as a Hooker – by locally based campaign organiser Steven Gauge. A one-man show followed, and now there’s to be a West End … Continue reading

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Book launch for a tale of love, emails and Nigerian scams

Janet Kelly, a local journalist and businesswoman, has just had her first novel, Dear Beneficiary, published, and she will be signing copies and talking to potential readers at Dales on The Green in Warlingham tomorrow, May 30, between 2pm and … Continue reading

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Charity worker seeks your support for award nomination

Alison Maguire, a director of the charity The Lily Foundation who has helped to get the law changed to help families affected by mitochondrial disease, went back to her old school, Croydon High, this week following her nomination for the Girls’ … Continue reading

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Busy car boot sales that offer the chance of real bargain

The ever-popular Warlingham car boot sales are underway for the summer. The sales represent a great opportunity to turn some of the old junk that is cluttering your attic or garage into some hard cash. Or if you think you … Continue reading

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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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