Tag Archives: Warlingham

Purley’s derby day delight as MidWives fail to deliver

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Local derbies galore, a first league win for one club in two years, and a tough first few games have characterised the opening month of the season Purley John Fisher claimed an important win on Saturday, with a … Continue reading

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Top-level coaching on offer at Warlingham Squash Club

All comers are invited to come along to a daytime squash group starting next Tuesday, September 13, at Warlingham Squash and Racketball Club in Church Lane. Zeb Young, a professional coach, will be starting a group session meeting every Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Warlingham car show wows thousands in the sunshine

The season of community festivals and fairs is well under way, and events staged this weekend just gone got lucky with probably the best weather of our damp summer so far. The organisers of the annual vintage car show staged … Continue reading

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New coach Edwards sends out the call to MidWives

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Old Mid-Whitgiftians are already in training to prepare for next season, after the disappointment of relegation last term. For the first time since the leagues began in 1990, MidWives are not competing in the London leagues, having dropped … Continue reading

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Warlingham car show’s driving force for cancer charities

The Classic Car and Motor Bike Show returns to Warlingham rugby club on Limpsfield Road on July 17, confident of bettering the £4,000 raised for cancer charities in 2015. More than 350 classic cars and 100 motor bikes turned up … Continue reading

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Rugby club helps new players keep their tackles safe

“Safety first” is perhaps not the “sexiest” message for a publicity drive, but down on the fringes of Croydon, Warlingham rugby club has adopted exactly that approach by ordering a job lot of branded condoms to hand out to new … Continue reading

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Council leader complains to Surrey over its rubbish ‘exports’

Croydon Tories are campaigning against the Conservative Government’s austerity cuts, in particular those which have seen this borough importing rubbish in the back of wealthy Surrey residents’ 4x4s, causing long queues and inconvenience at our local dumps. Surrey, which has … Continue reading

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North Wood Morris dance display, Warlingham, Jun 22

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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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