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A Tiptree school choir has been chosen to welcome Fiji to the Rugby World Cup in England later this year.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Lewis Ludlam

Former St Joseph’s College pupil Lewis Ludlam and Ipswich-born ex-Framlingham School pupil Will Owen have been named in the England squad for the Under-20 World Cup which is to be held in Italy, next month.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Volunteers who work tirelessly behind the scenes will be honoured at the Eastern Counties Rugby Union annual dinner, where the guest speaker will be former England international Rob Andrew, current director of rugby at the RFU.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
The sun came out for the St Helena hospice and Colchester RFU fun day on bank holiday Monday. George  and Olivia Vinter.

St Helena Hospice teamed up with Colchester Rugby Club for a joint community fete and fun day on the May day bank holiday.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Ipswich Rugby Club are holding their Road to Rio Youth Sevens festival at Humber Doucy Lane this weekend (May 2-3).

Monday, April 27, 2015
Billy Vunipola

England and Saracens back row Billy Vunipola has been announced as the special guest for this year’s Greene King IPA Sevens tournament at Bury St Edmunds RUFC on Sunday.

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Bury win the National 3 title after victory against Gravesend

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

Monday, April 20, 2015
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.

Monday, April 20, 2015
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.

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