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Stamford Rugby Club has set their sights on making a return to action next month.

The newly-promoted Midlands 2 East (South) side has been forced to sit on the sidelines since early March due to the coronavirus pandemic.

However, the Rugby Football Union gave clubs across the area the green light to return to contact training last week with a view to restarting matches in the new year.

Stamford will tackle Bourne next month.
Stamford will tackle Bourne next month.

Although the league campaigns will not be played this year, Stamford has arranged a number of matches for 2021 against their county colleagues to ensure a return to competitive action.

The matches could still be affected by any Covid restrictions being put in place, but Stamford plan to start their games on Saturday, January 9, with a home clash against Spalding.

Matches will follow against Kesteven, Deepings, Bourne, Sleaford and Boston before an eagerly-anticipated derby duel with Stamford College Old Boys.

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January 9: Spalding Home

January 16: Kesteven Away

January 23: Deepings Away

January 30: Bourne Home

February 13: Sleaford Away

February 20: Boston Home

February 27: Stamford COB Home

March 6: Spalding Away

March 20: Kesteven Home

March 27: Deepings Home

April 10: Bourne Away

April 24: Sleaford Home

May 1: Boston Away

May 8: Stamford COB Away

Bourne will start their campaign with an away trip to near neighbours Deepings on Saturday, January 9.

The club has restarted its training for seniors on Wednesday night with their minis and junior section returning on Sunday, January 3.



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