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Kings of Anglia Issue 7 Magazine Offer With Jimmy Bullard and Tristan Nydam

Rugby news

Friday, July 27, 2018

Following previous successful tournaments, Woodbridge Rugby Club is to host this year’s Seckford Shield Community Touch Rugby Tournament from 12 noon on Saturday, August 18, writes Simon Ballard.

Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club head coach Jon Curry thinks his side will be a ‘force to be reckoned with’ in the coming campaign after signing four new players.

As a pupil at Old Buckenham Hall School and while playing rugby for Ipswich RFC and Ipswich YM, Harry Rowland won his first representative honours with selection to the Northampton Saints Elite Player Development Group.

A former Ipswich rugby star has helped England Counties U20s complete a notable double victory over Georgia U20s, in Georgia.

County Championship Division One North

Eastern Counties 24

Yorkshire 27

Eastern Counties look set to beat the drop, despite finishing on the wrong side of this thrilling match.

The younger players from Woodbridge Rugby Club’s youth section – the minis - and their parents were out in force in glorious sunshine for their Mini Rugby Warrior Awards.

Against a backdrop of blue skies and scorching sunshine, spectators flocked in their droves into the Greene King IPA Haberden, home of Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club, to enjoy a day of exhilarating fast-paced rugby sevens, writes Becky Haywood.

More than 4,000 fans are expected to enjoy the annual feast of top drawer sevens rugby on offer in Bury St Edmunds this weekend.

National Division 2

Tonbridge Juddians 36 Bury St Edmunds 28

London 1 North

Colchester 46

North Walsham 7

A large crowd watched Colchester comprehensively beat visitors North Walsham Vikings to finish the season unbeaten at ‘fortress’ Mill Road and claim third place in the league, scoring over 1,000 points, writes Steve Whiteman.

London 2 promotion play-off

Hampstead 7

Sudbury 37

Sudbury Rugby Club are back in London 1 North after an unanswered 22 second-half points saw them comfortably beat Hampstead 37-7 at Wildwood Road to clinch promotion in the play-off game, writes Ken Watkins.

London 3 promotion play-off

Southwold 49

Millwall 3

Southwold wrote a new page in their history book as they smashed Millwall to win promotion to London 2 North, the highest level of rugby the club will have ever played at, writes David Vaughan.

National League Two South

Bury St Edmunds 19

Cinderford 24

Cinderford clinched the title, but for an hour it looked an unlikely victory as the hosts led 19–5, writes Simon Lord.

Bury St Edmunds head coach Jon Curry is hoping his side can have some fun in the sun when they host champions-elect Cinderford.

Eastern Counties 1

Ipswich 24

Fakenham 22

On a bright spring afternoon a feast of rugby was served up to the large crowd, watching the two top teams in the league battle it out in what was one of the finest games seen at Rushmere for several years, writes Dick Watson.

London 1 North

Colchester 81

South Woodham Ferrers 7

Colchester notched up an impressive victory, against South Woodham Ferrers scoring 13 tries to the visitors’ solitary effort, writes Steve Whiteman.

London 3 East

Woodbridge Warriors 21

Ely 26

This last league match of 2017/18 re-acquainted contestants from the first, the tight 5-5 draw in torrential rain and lightning at Ely, writes Simon Ballard.

London 2 North

Rochford Hundred 31

Sudbury 17

Sudbury lost their final league game of the season when they travelled to league champions, undefeated Rochford.

London 3 East

Wisbech 26

Southwold 38

Southwold claimed a bonus-point win at Wisbech, but will have to settle for a promotion-deciding play-off clash with Millwall after finishing as league runners-up to Stowmarket.

National League Two South

Chinnor 27

Bury St Edmunds 28

Bury suffered an agonising defeat away at promotion chasing Chinnor.

Bury St Edmunds, brimming with confidence after back-to-back wins, now face the top two in National League Two South over the next two weekends.

London One North

Eton Manor 19 Colchester 29

Woodbridge Amazons 22 Southwold Swallows 5

London 3 Eastern Counties League

Southwold 33 Woodbridge Warriors 6

Eastern Counties 3
Woodbridge Warriors 19 Crusaders 19

London 1 North

Colchester 42 Amersham & Chiltern 19

National League Two South

London Irish Wild Geese 29

Bury St Edmunds 50

The Wolfpack put in their finest performance for many a moon with a scintillating seven try victory, writes Simon Lord.

Bury St Edmunds head coach, Jon Curry, is demanding “better standards” from his players, going into today’s National League Two South away match at London Irish Wild Geese (3pm).

London North 2

Chelmsford 42

Ipswich 7

The morning of game day had club members up early, walking the pitch to determine whether or not the game would go ahead but, ever dedicated, players and members cleared the snow away from the lines and the game went on.

Eastern Counties 3

Woodbridge Saxons 40

Ipswich 3s 17

With the lines swept and repainted and a nod from the ref, Jez Hannon led his Saxons into the frozen wasteland, writes Chris North.

London East 3

West Norfolk 12

Southwold 52

High-flying Southwold overcame the home side in a hard-fought battle played out in arctic conditions, writes David Vaughan.

Bury St Edmunds new head coach, Jon Curry, admitted that his new charges were “very poor” during his first match at the helm, an 18-27 home defeat to Henley Hawks last Saturday.

London 2 North

Sudbury 63

Woodford 7

Sudbury continued their march to the playoffs with another fine win, writes Don Reekie.

London 3 East

Wymondham 24

Woodbridge Warriors 0

Heavy overnight rain didn’t dampen Wymondham’s enthusiastic start to this mid-table skirmish.

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