Rugby

Southend shine

Southend 40, Chinnor 24 SOUTHEND welcomed Chinnor to Warners Park on Saturday and to the delight of their fans put on an impressive display of committed, fast running rugby. They started the game on the back foot defending desperately against the mobile Chinnor pack. They were soon committing offences and being penalised by referee Thomas […]

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Thurrock turn on the style

Thurrock 53, Tring 36 THURROCK produced their best performance for three seasons with a monumental team effort against one the favourites for promotion Tring were first on the scoresheet when fly half Newton kicked a straightforward penalty but Thurrock stormed straight back and winger Jake Barrand scored close to the posts he also added the […]

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Thurrock make great start to season

Harrow 12, Thurrock 20 THURROCK’S season got off to the perfect start in London One North against newly promoted Harrow. Following a good pre-season Thurrock began the game with six new players in the squad and they all performed admirably, which augers well for the season. Thurrock started on the front foot and were the […]

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Southend start in fine style

Southend Saxons 40, Chinnor 24. SAXONS opened their National League Two South season with an impressive display of committed, fast running rugby that resulted in an emphatic victory. It had been Chinnor who made the brighter start, forcing Saxons onto the back foot and the pressure resulted in Southend prop Aston Bevons-Royston being yellow-carded, a […]

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Stanford seconds lead way for club sides

Pegasus IIs 19, Stanford IIs 32 THIS league fixture saw Stanford travelling to Pegasus’s new home in hope that they could revenge the early season defeat at home. A very tight game with lots of hard fought battles all over the field lead to a tough competitive game which Stanford just had the edge. Stanford […]

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Two T-Birds get England call

TWO of Thurrock’s T-Birds have been selected for this weekend’s penultimate round of the IRB World Sevens Series this weekend in Guangzhou, China. Rachael Burford, who played in the opening leg of the series in Dubai, where England finished fifth, joins regular squad member Emily Scott. Meanwhile The T-Birds are now focusing on Sevens for […]

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