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RUGBY UNION: Spalding’s half-time lead quickly thrown away

Spalding were beaten for the second time this season by bottom-of-the-table Nottingham Moderns.

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Deepings scrum-half Guy Cunningham gets first claim on a ball kicked forward at Linchfield Road. Photos: LEE HELLWING

RUGBY UNION: Corrigan earns home win for Deepings

Deepings came close to only their second home league defeat this season before a dramatic fightback against Bedford Swifts.

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Adams Binns claims a line-out for Bourne in their victory at Brackley on Saturday.

Bourne break Brackley hoodoo as first away success maintains promotion push

Bourne triumphed at Brackley for the first time in their club’s history to maintain their Midlands 4 East (South) promotion push with a 37-18 success on Saturday.

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Photos by Tim Wilson

RUGBY UNION: Bonus point win in a dominant display

A clinical performance by Spalding produced four well-taken second-half tries to earn a bonus point win.

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COLLISION COURSE: Deepings are heading for a titanic derby clash with Bourne, possibly the biggest in the two clubs' combined 65-year history, after their sixth win in seven matches.

RUGBY UNION: Huge derby in sight for Deepings

Deepings tightened their grip on third place in the league after a fifth win in sixth matches at Leicester-based Aylestone St James.

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Lance Charity, Guy Cunningham and Phil Trotman for Deepings.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG251117-140TW.

RUGBY UNION: Deepings serve up champagne rugby to sweep aside Old Grammarians

A 20-minute spell that scrum-half Guy Cunningham described as “the best rugby we’ve played in seven or eight years” put Deepings out of sight.

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Spalding were narrowly beaten at home to Long Eaton in October

RUGBY UNION: Spalding beaten by league leaders

Despite the scoreline, this was a huge effort by Spalding away to the runaway league leaders.

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Action from Bourne's victory over Bedford Swifts on Saturday.

Boost for Bourne after moving a step closer to promotion

Bourne Rugby Club moved a step closer to promotion after a 26-19 home victory over Bedford Swifts in their Midlands 4 East (South) clash at Milking Nook Drove on Saturday.

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Aylestone St James v Bourne

League points are now the priority after Bourne’s cup heroics

Player-coach Dave 
Maudsley wants his history-making charges to turn their attentions back to vital league points this weekend.

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BRIGHT START: Dan Adams (right by posts) scores the opening try for Spalding against Kesteven.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG200118-320TW.

RUGBY UNION: Tough test at the top team for Spalding

Spalding coach George Reid is determined to see his side avoid a downward spiral after their four-game winning run ended against bogey team Kesteven.

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Spalding take an early lead

RUGBY UNION: Spalding miss out on derby honours

Derby day ended in defeat for Spalding – despite a one-point advantage at half-time.

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Player-coach Dave Maudsley opened the scoring for his side on Saturday.

Historic victory for Bourne Rugby Club after reaching Vase final

Bourne Rugby Club made history at the weekend after reaching the RFU Midlands Vase final for the first time since their formation 30 years ago.

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Aylestone St James v Bourne

Promotion-chasing Bourne must stay focused in quest for honours

Team manager John Hume is urging his Bourne Rugby Club charges to remain focused in their quest for honours this season.

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Ashton Capes

RUGBY UNION: Best away display of season for Spalding

Spalding stormed to a superb bonus-point win thanks to five top-class tries.

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Photo by Alan Hancock

RUGBY UNION: Bourne hit back in tough test

Bourne made another statement of intent with victory on Saturday.

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Aram Jones

RUGBY UNION: Six unbeaten for Deepings with shutout on derby day

Momentum is building behind Deepings’ season after they turned their much-anticipated derby into a procession.

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Bourne v Wellingborough Old Grammarians

Talented team will deserve the chance if promotion becomes possible

Player-coach Dave Maudsley believes his talented Bourne Rugby Club charges will deserve the opportunity of promotion if it arises.

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Bourne v Wellingborough Old Grammarians

Bourne begin the new year with a bang

Bourne started the new year with a bang when they defeated fellow Midlands 4 East (South) title challengers Wellingborough Old 
Grammarians on Saturday.

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Phil Trotman (left) and Lance Charity (ready to kick way) in action for Deepings against Bourne last November.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG251117-148TW.

MATCH REACTION: Deepings start 2018 with shutout of Stamford College Old Boys

MIDLANDS FOUR EAST (SOUTH): Deepings 42 Stamford College Old Boys 0

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Bourne v Stamford College

Bright future ahead for Bourne Rugby Club

The future is bright for Bourne Rugby Club.

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