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A Suffolk schoolboy will say au revoir to the UK this summer, after landing a dream deal with a French Top-14 team.
Cai Griffiths has no regrets leaving professional rugby, as he plans his new career at Bury St Edmunds.
National 2 outfit Bury St Edmunds have completed the signing of former Ospreys front row, Cai Griffiths.
A crowd of nearly 4,000 fans basked in the sunshine as they took in the red-hot action at the eighth annual Greene King IPA Sevens tournament, at Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club, on Sunday.
Former England Rugby League international, Martin Offiah, will be the special guest at Ipswich Rugby Club’s end-of-season club dinner.
There have been some memorable days at the Greene King Haberden in recent years but Saturday’s events will live long in the memory for those that were present.
Colchester worked hard for their win over Guernsey in this nail-biting thriller, third time lucky against the Channel Islanders who won both the away league fixture and pre-season friendly.
Bury produced arguably their worst performance of the season with an error strewn display at Dorking.
Bury secured their National 2 status with a scrappy 27-15 win at relegation-haunted Southend.
A last minute penalty try salvaged two losing bonus points for Bury, which on reflection was a decent return on a game where the visitors ruled the roost.
The Ireland national sevens team has signed up to compete in this year’s Greene King IPA Rugby Sevens tournament at Bury St Edmunds, pitting them head to head against the England squad.
There was an avian feel to this mid-table clash with the peacocks of Shelford hosting the ravens from Colchester.
Matt Edison scored four tries as Bury St Edmunds put an already-relegated Cornish All Blacks side to the sword with a 13-try demolition in the south west.
Woodbridge Warriors won a hard-fought game with Thetford, 38-35, in the Eastern Counties League, on Saturday.
Sudbury kept their promotion hopes alive with a hard-fought win against Cantabs, while some unexpected results elsewhere in the league helped the west Suffolk side’s cause.
Ipswich-born Alex Moon has been named on the bench for England Under-20s’ Six-Nations clash with Wales, at Ashton Gate, on Friday (tomorrow).
Concept plans for a new sports hub at the Northern Gateway in Colchester have been revealed.
They have all overcome some form of adversity in recent times but emerged stronger for it, as their shiny, new professional deals at Northampton Saints will testify.
The hard work starts here.
Former St Joseph’s College pupil and Colchester RFC player Ethan Waddleton has been selected in the England squad for the Red Rose’s latest round of games in the HSBC World Sevens Series, in Las Vegas.
Sudbury secured a vital 8-5 win against league leaders Saffron Walden on Saturday to keep their promotion hopes alive, moving from third to second in the league.
Colchester came within an ace of beating third-placed East Grinstead, in a close game where the lead changed hands no less than four times.
Bury scored a dramatic 79th minute try to claim the points in South East London.
Colchester aim to preserve their perfect record in 2016 when they visit East Grinstead, in National 3, this afternoon.
Bury St Edmunds’ director of rugby Gavin Hogg has urged his side to keep their foot on the gas as they attempt to pull clear of the relegation zone in National 2.
Fourth-placed Woodbridge hosted third-placed Wisbech with both sides unbeaten in 2016, so this was inevitably going to be a tight match.
Ipswich earned the bragging rights from this East Anglian derby, winning a tight contest 12-10 at Humber Doucy Lane.
Bury St Edmunds’ director of rugby Gavin Hogg believes their home fans can prove to be the Wolfpack’s 16th man this afternoon.
Southwold Under-11s squad travelled to the West Country for their inaugural tour – a total of 61 players and family members enjoying a fabulous weekend that will live long in the memory.
Sudbury marched on in London 1 North with an emphatic 45-0 home win against local rivals Ipswich and, for the sixth consecutive game, they scored 40 points.
Woodbridge Warriors emerged successful from this well-fought Suffolk derby, the visitors taking the honours in both the league and Suffolk Cup.
Suffolk rugby coach Simon Sinclair will play an increasingly prominent role in the future of the domestic game, after accepting a full-time position at Premiership giants Northampton Saints’ academy.
Chelmsford recorded back-to-back victories for the first time in London 1 with a comprehensive 38-3 win over Harrow.
Ipswich defeated Cantabrigians 32-24 at Humber Doucy Lane.
Ipswich schoolboy Ethan Waddleton has been selected for the senior England squad for the third leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, being held in New Zealand this weekend.
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