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Wed, 09:31
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.

Wed, 09:28
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.

Tue, 12:39
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.

Tue, 12:36
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.

Mon, 15:47
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.

Monday, February 23, 2015
Bury v Guernsey in National League 3

Three second-half tries were enough for Bury to win a match where for long periods, they were second best to a fired-up Guernsey side.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Dan Lewis

Former St Joseph’s College schoolboy Dan Lewis has ambitions to make a name for himself across the Channel, as he reflects on his first few months with French Top 14 team, Oyonnax.

Monday, February 16, 2015
Greene King IPA International Rugby Sevens Tournament. Bury St Edmunds.

White Hart Marauders v Zoo Sport Ronin (white).

Premiership sides Northampton Saints, Sale Sharks and Worcester Warriors, as well as national Sevens teams from Ireland, Nigeria and Wales, have signed up for the annual Greene King IPA Sevens tournament at Bury St Edmunds RUFC.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Bury's Simon Sexton powers through

National League 3 London & SE

CS Rugby 1863 10

Bury St Edmunds 24

After the highs of last week’s fabulous performance that took Bury to the top of National League 3, it was perhaps inevitable that Bury came back down to earth with a bump!

Friday, February 6, 2015
St Joseph's (Red & White) v Whitgift in quarter-finals of Natwest Cup 
Owen betts for St Jo's

St Joseph’s director of sport Mark Patterson is relishing another home draw, after the Ipswich college’s under-18s side were roared on to victory in their NatWest Cup last-16 clash with Whitgift on Wednesday.

Friday, February 6, 2015
Bury St Edmunds

The region’s premier rugby club this morning revealed that it is to make its first team and reserve squad semi-professional next season.

Thursday, February 5, 2015
Lewis Ludlam

Former St Joseph’s College rugby player Lewis Ludlam will miss England’s forthcoming Under-20 6-Nations campaign.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
St Joseph's (Red & White) v Whitgift in quarter-finals of Natwest Cup 
Sam Easton for St jos

St Joseph’s College progressed to the quarter-finals of the Natwest Cup, with a hard-fought 20-12 home victory over two-time winners Whitgift, on Wednesday afternoon.

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