Rugby Union

Maudsley’s pride at Bourne’s achievements despite defeat in historic Vase clash.

Player-coach Dave Maudsley was proud of his players despite the biggest day in Bourne Rugby Club’s history ending in defeat on Saturday.

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Oakham Under 16s.

Tour sponsorship boost for juniors in final trip together

Housing developer Larkfleet Homes is helping youngsters at Oakham Rugby Club do the business on their latest tour by sponsoring the shirts worn by players and coaches of the Under 16 team.

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Oakham v Long Buckby

Determined defensive display sees Bucks stopped by resilient Oakham

A superb defensive display helped lay the foundations for Oakham’s victory over Long Buckby in Midlands 2 East (South) on Saturday.

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ONE-WAY DERBY DAY: Adam Binns and Jack Berry congratulate player-coach Dave Maudsley after his try for Bourne.  Photo: SG100318-446TW

MATCH VERDICT: Derby day honours and promotion for Bourne

Bourne will play at the highest level in their 31-year history after a demolition of Deepings sealed promotion at Milking Nook Drove.

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PROMOTION SEALED: The scoreboard says it all for jubilant Bourne players Drew Castle, Rob Bentley and Sam Thornburn (13). Photo (Tim Wilson): SG100318-483TW

RUGBY UNION: Form pointed to big home win for Bourne

Bourne player-coach Dave Maudsley and his side gave themselves the ideal platform for Saturday’s Midlands Junior Vase final at home to Eccleshall with a dominant display against Deepings.

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Callum Crellin scored 20 points for Oakham in their 35-30 defeat at Old Laurentians on Saturday.

Oakham banish relegation fears in successful revenge mission

Oakham gained revenge for their defeat earlier in the 
season when they ran out 
44-12 winners against 
Stewart and Lloyds at the Showground on Saturday.

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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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Pinley v Oakham

Oakham unable to adapt to mud-bath conditions in away defeat

Oakham were unable to adapt to the conditions as they 
suffered a 17-12 defeat on a mud-bath of a pitch at Pinley on Saturday.

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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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Centre Leon Fifield races clear to score Oakham's opening try during their 15-15 draw with Olney at the Showground on Saturday. Photo: LEE HELLWING

Oakham denied victory by last-gasp try

Oakham had victory snatched from their grasp in the dying seconds as they shared the spoils with in-form Olney 
after a 15-15 draw at the Showground on Saturday.

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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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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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Old Boys veteran Bates moves closer to milestone appearance mark

Stamford College Old Boys veteran Ray Bates moved a step closer to a milestone 
appearance mark in their 40-5 friendly win over Corby at the weekend.

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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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Callum Crellin scored 20 points for Oakham in their 35-30 defeat at Old Laurentians on Saturday.

Excellent effort as defeated Oaks defy the odds against promotion chasers

Oakham produced a terrific battling performance to earn a losing bonus point against a very good Old Laurentians side.

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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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