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Rugby news

Monday, August 12, 2019

As an eight-year-old, Ipswich-born Lewis Ludlam watched the England rugby team lift the World Cup - now, 16 years on, he could be the one holding it high.

An Ipswich-born rugby player has been named in Eddie Jones' squad for the 2019 Rugby Union World Cup in Japan.

In his latest column, Nino Severino shares news of the Ipswich-based Hub going national, and helping athletes across the country.

Woodbridge Rugby Club is celebrating 50 years of providing community rugby - and its under 10s team has joined the celebrations by winning the Prima Cup Bowl at Leicester Tigers' famous Welford Road ground.

In our final rugby round-up of the season, Bury St Edmunds end their campaign with a defeat, Colchester fall short in a promotion play-off and Southwold claim the Pony Moore Trophy.

In the final weekend of the rugby season, Bury St Edmunds and Colchester rounded off their campaigns with impressive victories.

Bury St Edmunds play their final home game of the season, against already-relegated London Irish Wild Geese at The Haberden tomorrow afternoon (3pm), eager to halt a run of four straight defeats.

In the final rugby round-up of the season, Colchester secure a spot in the play-off game, Stowmarket beat Southwold in the Suffolk derby, Braintree win 109-7 and the Bury Foxes clinch promotion.

In the penultimate rugby round-up of the season, Colchester keep rolling, Sudbury beat local rivals Diss, Stowmarket keep their play-off hopes alive and Southwold amd Ipswich play out a pulsating Suffolk derby.

Bury St Edmunds are still targeting their highest ever finish in the rugby pyramid, despite a current run of just two wins in their last nine outings.

In our latest round-up of the local rugby action, there are wins for Colchester, Stowmarket, Braintree and Chelmsford - the latter triumphing 83-0!

Although Bury St Edmunds have not had a match for a fortnight, it has been a very busy period for Head Coach Nick Wakley, and Performance Director Terry Sands.

Bury St Edmunds are targeting a top six finish, to equal the highest-ever placing in the club's history, and they can take a big step towards achieving that aim if they can beat Redruth at The Haberden this afternoon (kick-off 2pm).

Beckett Investment Management Group has become the latest Suffolk business to throw its weight behind talented up and coming sportsmen and women from Suffolk.

National League Division 2

Worthing Raiders 22 Bury St Edmunds 24

Bury St Edmunds' Head Coach, Nick Wakley, admits that it has been "a bit of a rollercoaster," since he took over the reins at The Haberden last November.

Former Premiership prop forward, Ben Cooper, is relishing the chance to take an exciting new player-coach role back at his former club Bury St Edmunds, after being officially unveiled in his new post this afternoon.

Suffolk rugby talent Tui Uru has signed for the Northampton Saints.

National League Two South

Bury St Edmunds 22

Taunton Titans 24

The Titans' play-off push looked in serious doubt as a fired-up home side never gave their loftier opponents a moment's rest.

Bury St Edmunds head coach, Nick Wakley, was upset with his side's attitude and overall performance during last weekend's disappointing 21-14 defeat at Dings Crusaders, and he is hoping for a big reaction against high-flying Taunton Titans at The Haberden this afternoon (3pm).

In the latest round-up of the local rugby action, Colchester and Sudbury enjoy wins in London One North, while Stowmarket and Southwold both triumph in the league below.

Bury St Edmunds, fresh from running in eight tries during last weekend's rip-roaring 57-7 home win over Old Redcliffians, will be gunning for a repeat performance away at Bristol-based Dings Crusaders today (kick-off 2.30pm).

In his weekly column, Mike Bacon admits he enjoys the Six Nations, while also looking forward to the speedway season!

Bury St Edmunds 57 v Old Redcliffians 7

Bury St Edmunds, happy to see the back of a tough January, welcome Old Redcliffians to The Haberden this afternoon for a National League Two South fixture (3pm kick-off).

Former OBH and current Framlingham College student, 17 year old Harry Rowland has received an invitation from the London Society Tournament Director to officiate at the 2019 Rosslyn Park National School Sevens.#

In our latest round-up of the local rugby action, only Colchester can celebrate a win.

National League Two South

Tonbridge Juddians 27

Bury St Edmunds 15

Few, if anyone at the ground, could have predicted the outcome of the match after Bury had dominated the opening, writes Simon Lord.

Bury St Edmunds head coach, Nick Wakley, is looking for "more patience" from his side as an attacking unit at fifth-placed Tonbridge Juddians this afternoon (kick-off 3pm).

There was limited action in the local leagues this week, with only London One North sides in action - but Colchester and Sudbury picked up good wins.

Bury St Edmunds are relishing what promises to be their biggest test of the season, when they welcome National League Two South leaders Rams to The Haberden this afternoon (3pm).

In our latest round-up of the local rugby scene, Southwold scored the win of the weekend, while there were also victories for Colchester, Sudbury, Chelmsford, Braintree and the Woodbridge Amazons.

National League Two South

Barnes 24

Bury St Edmunds 24

Two last gasp converted tries denied Bury the bonus point victory their performance deserved, writes Simon Lord.

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