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Monday, September 28, 2015

What a difference a few months makes.

Monday, September 28, 2015
Clement Le Roy goes over for Bury's only try in their 46-11 defeat at Old Albanians

Bury endured a tough afternoon as they went down 46-11 to Old Albanians.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Diss v Ipswich

A glorious autumn day on a perfect pitch and a very decent crowd were not enough for the home side as Ipswich lost 20-7 to Diss.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Stowmarket rugby vs May and Baker

With the ball is Tamati Hauraki-Tyrell.

A strong showing after the break helped Stowmarket secure a 45-30 win over May and Baker at the weekend.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Thurstable School Choir greet members of the Fijian rugby team ahead of the Rugby World Cup

Schoolchildren from Tiptree sang to welcome the Fijian rugby team to the UK ahead of the Rugby World Cup.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Tim Mann scored for Bury at Chinnor

Bury survived a nervous final five minutes to secure a deserved first win in National 2, as they beat Chinnor 24-22

Monday, September 7, 2015
Bury St Edmunds entertain Bishops Stortford at the Haberden for their first match in the National League 2 South

Bury’s first venture into National 2 Rugby ended in defeat but they can take great heart from the performance.

Monday, September 7, 2015
Colchester's Damien Brambley goes for the gap against Gravesend

Colchester’s debut in English National League Division Three was not the 90th birthday present the club hoped for as Gravesend exploited errors to snatch a win in the final minutes.

Friday, September 4, 2015
Action from the Eton Manor v Colchester (London One) match at The New Wilderness Ground, Nutter Lane, Wanstead, London, UK on 18 April 2015 Picture: Steve Waller

The Rugby Union World Cup may be less than two weeks from kicking off, but away from the glitz and glamour of the sport’s biggest event, history is set to be made by two of the region’s clubs, this afternoon.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Andrew Windridge - photo: Richard Beattie/SBS Photography

Premier League Grand Final 0 SW London Chargers 46 - Eastern Rhinos 6

Monday, July 27, 2015
Gavin Hogg

Former Bury St Edmunds youngster Josh Walker has been named the club’s new first-team captain for the coming season.

Monday, July 27, 2015
dave micklethwaite

They may have signed 21 new players, but Bury St Edmunds director of rugby Gavin Hogg thinks the Wolfpack have got the right blend as they approach their first-ever campaign at National 2 level.

Thursday, July 16, 2015
Calum Irvine, centre.

One of Colchester’s heroes from the club’s London 1 North title-winning campaign has quit the club due to work commitments.

Thursday, July 16, 2015
Cameron Ives

Former St Joseph’s College pupil and ex-Colchester RFC youngster Cameron Ives has been snapped up by French Pro D2 side Beziers.

Friday, July 3, 2015
The Rugby Union World Cup will visit the statue to Prince Obolensky in Ipswich.

The Rugby Union World Cup is heading to Ipswich next month on its tour of the country in the run-up to this autumn’s tournament.

Friday, June 19, 2015
Lewis Ludlam, right, and dad Arron.

Ipswich-born rugby star Lewis Ludlam has revealed his immense pride at representing England, ahead of the biggest match of his life on Saturday night.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Lewis Ludlam (on the ball), Will Owen (third left).

England, featuring Ipswich-born duo Lewis Ludlam and Will Owen will defend their title against New Zealand in the final of the World Rugby U20 Championship on Saturday, having overcome South Africa 28-20 on Monday.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Alex Day

Former Suffolk schoolboy Alex Day turned down the chance to stay with Premiership giants Northampton Saints, in a bid to resurrect his promising career.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Lewis Ludlam in training with England under-20s: 
Picture Credits: Roberto Bregani/Fotosportit

Instead of turning out for England at the World Rugby Under-20 Championships in Italy, Lewis Ludlam could have been sat watching the action on TV at home, wondering what if.

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