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Thu, 15:52

Bury St Edmunds head coach Gavin Hogg will sit down with his title-winning squad this week, to discuss their futures with the club.

Mon, 17:09
Colchester players celebrate.

Eton Manor v Colchester (London One) at The New Wilderness Ground, Nutter Lane, Wanstead, London, UK on 18 April 2015 Picture: Steve Waller

Colchester head coach Anthony O’Riordan surveyed the scene and admitted it made him a bit emotional.

Mon, 16:55
Celebration tiem for Bury St Edmunds against Gravesend.

The perfect day was encapsulated in 30 seconds at a sun-soaked Haberden on Saturday.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Colchester, in red, against Chingford

The stage is set for Colchester’s final game of the season away to second-placed Eton Manor in the league decider after the Mill Road side triumphed in this top-of-the-table clash with Chingford on Saturday.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Bury St Edmunds' Chris Snelling

Bury St Edmunds’ promotion celebrations were put on ice as a last-gasp penalty try, the second awarded to Barnes in the second half, saw the game snatched from the west Suffolk club.

Friday, April 10, 2015
Colchester head coach Anthony O'Riordan

London 1 North leaders Colchester face a potentially tricky-looking fixture at home to Chingford, today.

Friday, April 10, 2015
Bury v Chichester - rugby action. Bury score a second half try.

Bury St Edmunds are 80 minutes away from writing the next chapter in what is becoming a thrilling story.

Friday, April 3, 2015
Mike Sage surges in to score for Bury in the second half

National League 3 London & SE

Bury St Edmunds 72

Chichester 0

Top-of the-league Bury guaranteed themselves at least a play-off spot with a resounding win over Chichester.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Alex Moon, left

Remember the name, Alex Moon.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Colchester, in red, face Thurrock.

Colchester’s 13 tries proved unlucky for Thurrock whose player injuries and unavailability reduced their chances against the promotion-chasers.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Sudbury v Beccles Rugby. Sudbury win the title.

Sudbury secured the league championship in front of a large crowd at Whittome Field, with an emphatic 55-7 win over Beccles.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Hadleigh, in burgundy and white, and Ipswich YM, in burgundy and yellow, play a match in the Under 12 category at the Colchester RFC Mini Rugby Festival at Colchester’s Mill Road ground on Sunday 22 March.

Thousands of youngsters from across Suffolk and Essex took part in the 35th Colchester RFC Mini Rugby Festival at the club’s Mill Road Ground on Sunday, with more than 100 teams competing.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Colchester Rugby Club (red)v Ipswich in London 1 North. 
Colchester. Ollie Pickett

Colchester back row Ollie Pickett’s powerful charge from inside his own half during the London 1 North leaders’ meeting with Romford & Gidea Park was the standout try in February’s Samsung Try of the Month competition.

Monday, March 23, 2015
Loma Kivalu scored a try for Bury

Leaders Bury St Edmunds produced arguably their finest display of the season, winning on the road at East Grinstead in a pressure cooker atmosphere.

Friday, March 20, 2015
Gavin Hogg

His side may be on the verge of winning promotion to National 2 but Gavin Hogg says today’s opponents, East Grinstead, will be feeling the most pressure.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Bury St Edmunds v Westcombe

Bury remained unbeaten in 2015 and took another small step towards promotion to National Division 2.

Friday, March 6, 2015
Bury St Edmunds skipper Chris Snelling

Bury St Edmunds face a crucial and potentially historic five-game period between now and the end of the season.

Friday, March 6, 2015
Table topping Sudbury Rugby Club entertain Upminster at a snowy Whittome Field on Saturday
Justin Burton collects from a line out

Table-topping Sudbury are daring to dream about clinching promotion from London 3 North, but could not face a tougher task in their quest for glory today.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Laura Wright joined pupils at Alde Valley School for a game of rugby as part of the Rugby in Schools project.

It was growing up with three rugby-playing older brothers that brought out Suffolk soprano Laura Wright’s competitive streak and love of the sport.

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