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Bury St Edmunds 7 Dings Crusaders 17

Bury St Edmunds’ Director of Rugby, Jon Curry, will field a couple of league debutants for tomorrow afternoon’s visit of Dings Crusaders to the Haberden (kick-off 3pm)in the National League Two South.

Some of the top rugby schools in the country will descend on Suffolk this weekend for the famous St Joseph’s College Rugby Festival.

England and Northampton Saints rugby captain Dylan Hartley made a surprise appearance at Finborough School’s annual youth community rugby festival.

More than 90 teams from 10 clubs enjoyed the tenth Woodbridge Rugby Club U7-U12 Festival, a celebration of youth rugby, writes Simon Ballard.

Old Redcliffians 31 Bury St Edmunds 35

Bury St Edmunds Director of Rugby, Jon Curry, is looking for an improved performance from his side away at struggling Old Redcliffians in National League Two South this afternoon (kick-off 3pm).

In our weekly round-up of the local rugby action, there are wins for Colchester, Woodbridge, Braintree and Chelmsford....

National League Two South

Bury St Edmunds 0

Tonbridge Juddians 10

An 80th minute Will Robinson penalty denied Bury a losing bonus point in this disappointing game, writes Simon Lord.

Bury St Edmunds need to improve on their performance from last weekend, a 47-21 defeat at leaders Rams, if they are to topple high-flying Tonbridge Juddians in the National League Two South at The Haberden this afternoon (kick-off 3pm).

In our latest weekly rugby round-up, there’s a fine win for Colchester, a derby day triumph for Stowmarket and a big shutout victory for the Bury Foxes.

Rams 47 Bury St Edmunds 21

Bury St Edmunds head coach, Jon Curry, is expecting to face a wounded animal when his side take on Rams in a National League Two South clash in Berkshire today (2.30pm).

Six months ago Framlingham College pupil Harry Rowland won his first international cap playing for Denmark U18s against Sweden.

National League 2

Bury St Edmunds 22 Barnes 12

Even though Bury St Edmunds rattled up 70 points in their previous match, head coach Jon Curry insists that there is still big room for improvement.

Here’s our round-up of the latest local rugby action, including Colchester, Chelmsford, Southwold, Sudbury, Stowmarket, Ipswich, Braintree, Ipswich YM and Woodbridge.

Bury St Edmunds, fresh from a cracking win at Old Albanian last weekend, entertain Guernsey in their second National League Two South home match of the season at The Haberden this lunchtime (kick-off 1.30pm).

The latest reports and results from the region’s rugby sides – including Colchester, Diss, Southwold, Ipswich, Chelmsford and Braintree.

National League Two South

Old Albanians 27

Bury St Edmunds 39

After a sobering openining day loss, Bury came away from their clash at Old Albanians worthy winners after an often mesmeric performance, writes Neil Ireland.

London 1 North

Colchester 55

Diss 5

In ideal playing conditions, Colchester fielded a strong squad with the welcome addition of ex-Colts Alex Burman and Francois Rossouw at lock and centre respectively, writes Steve Whiteman.

Bury St Edmunds 37 Henley Hawks 45

New-look Bury St Edmunds begin their fourth season in National League Two South with a home fixture against Henley Hawks at The Haberden today (3pm).

In his latest column, Nino Severino discusses a chance meeting with a big personality who could soon be helping Suffolk’s athletes hit the next level in their sporting endeavours.

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.

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