Rugby Union

RUGBY UNION: Have a try at Bourne

Summer touch rugby sessions have started at Bourne and everyone is invited to come and have a go.

Spalding under-12s at Twickenham with Jason Robinson. Photo: onEdition

RUGBY UNION: Extra special moment for Spalding’s most valuable player

Spalding’s starlets had a day to remember as they rubbed shoulders with World Cup winner Jason Robinson and played a starring role in 
Saturday’s Aviva Premiership final at Twickenham.

Spalding RFC Under-12s

RUGBY UNION: Dream day for Spalding’s under-12s

World Cup winner Jason Robinson is urging Spalding under-12s to soak up the experience when they take centre stage at half-time of the Aviva Premiership Rugby final at Twickenham this weekend.

Spalding under-12s

RUGBY UNION: Twickenham tour for Spalding

Spalding under-12s enjoyed a spectacular season.

Spalding youngsters at Welford Road

RUGBY UNION: Spalding youngsters give guard of honour at Leicester Tigers

Youngsters from Spalding shared a matchday with 10-time English champions Leicester Tigers.

MATCH WINNER: Josh Lynch capitalises on good positional play by Rob Bentley to score Bournes second try against Keyworth.  Photo by Alan Hancock.

Vase ‘reflects everybody’s efforts’ over the season, claims Maudsley

Bourne player/coach Dave Maudsley claimed his side’s success in the NLD Vase was something to show for a season of progress.

HOLLAND TOUR: The under-15s beat Amstelveen 103-0 and then took part in the Hilversum International Festival against Widnes (12-3), Oswestry (14-0), Newbury (7-14) and Hilversum (43-0).

RUGBY UNION: Celebration time for the champions

Spalding under-15s made it third time lucky by winning the Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire Cup.

Under-12 tourists: Tom Wand, Matt Lines, Bailey Hudson, Riley Carnell, Ollie Murdoch, Tank Stevenson, Will Stevenson, Todge Williams, Toby Wilks, Max Baker, Zak Franklin, Thomas Payne, Ashton Wilks.

RUGBY UNION: Dutch delight for Spalding youngsters

Spalding won the Hilversum under-12 international tournament in Holland.

VASE WINNERS: Bourne are the 2017 NLD Vase champions after a 25-3 win over Keyworth at Chesterfield Panthers RFC.

MATCH VERDICT: Bourne cruise to Vase success with four tries

Bourne are the 2017 NLD (Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire Rugby Football Union) Vase Champions.

Sam Thornburn scores one of his two tries for Bourne at home to Thorney in a 29-19 win at Milking Nook Drove.  Photo by Alan Hancock.

Bourne in good shape for Vase final after Thorney win

Bourne go into tomorrow’s NLD Vase Final against Midlands Five East (North) champions Keyworth after a morale-boosting win over tricky foes Thorney.

The Deepings squad after their final day of the season loss to Midlands Four East (South) champions Sileby Town at Linchfield Road.  Photo by Gillian McCutcheon.

Deepings’ unbeaten home record falls to champions Sileby Town

It took the might of Sileby Town to end Deepings’ hopes to going through the Midlands Four East (South) with a 100 per cent home record.


RUGBY UNION: Spalding’s season ends with another heavy loss

How the fortunes of these two teams have changed over the past 12 months.


RUGBY UNION: Positive start leads to home defeat

The final home game of the campaign brought another defeat for bottom-of-the-table Spalding.

Tough tackling from Spalding

RUGBY UNION: Spalding boys find top form at festival

Spalding under-11s won four out of five at the annual Kingswood festival.


RUGBY UNION: Spalding concede century of points

This thrashing was not unexpected but the scale of the defeat certainly takes the shine off Spalding’s recent performances where they have been in contention and given the opposition a hard-fought game.

Spalding Rugby Club

RUGBY UNION: Spalding must drop down for return to winning ways

Spalding suffered another heavy defeat as second-placed Southwell scored seven tries in the first half.

Photos by Adrian Smith

RUGBY UNION: Two late tries send Spalding to another defeat

Renditions of ‘Swing Low Sweet Chariot’ rang out from the clubhouse after the game – not to celebrate a Spalding win, but England’s defeat of Scotland in the Six Nations.


RUGBY UNION: Positives in another defeat for Spalding

A poor nine-minute spell in the second half undid all the good work from Spalding before the break.

Bourne player/coach Dave Maudsley in possession.  Photo by Alan Hancock.

NLD SHIELD SEMI-FINAL: Bourne find form to reach final with Stamford win

Bourne have a golden chance to end the season with silverware after a heroic win over Stamford College Old Boys in their NLD Shield semi-final at Milking Nook Drove.

Deepings number eight Phil Trotman watches skipper Lance Charity.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG221016-146TW.

HUNTS & PETERBOROUGH CUP: Deepings storm into final with dominant display

Linchfield Road is still a fortress for Deepings after keeping their unbeaten home record with a 46-15 destruction of Thorney in the semi-final.

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