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RUGBY: Weekend results (February 18)

Both Oakham and Stamford were beaten on the local rugby scene on Saturday but Oundle, Deepings and Stoneygate enjoyed victories.

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Action from Melton v Oakham Wanderers. Photo: Andy Balmford

RUGBY: Weekend fixtures (February 18)

Get down and support your local rugby team today.

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Action from Melton v Oakham Wanderers. Photo: Andy Balmford

RUGBY: Weekend results (February 11)

While many football fixtures across the area were postponed by the weather most of the scheduled rugby games went ahead with Oakham and Stoneygate securing victories.

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Action from Oakham RFC v Rushden and Higham. Photo: Andy Balmford

RUGBY: Weekend results (February 4)

Stamfords Rugby are through to the final of the NLD Cup with a victory at West Bridgford on Saturday, while Oakham were knocked out of the Leicestershire cup.

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Action from Stamford Rugby v Oakham RFC. Club presidents, Neil Jolly (Stamford Rugby) and Steve Beanland (Oakham RFC) 
Photo: Pip Warters -  pip@acelensman.com

RUGBY: Albinson pleased as composed Stamford beat Oakham

Stamford Rugby put in a controlled display, which delighted their head coach Matt Albinson, to beat derby rivals Oakham RFC 24-20 on Saturday.

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Action from Stamford Rugby v Oakham RFC. Richard Thompson crosses in the corner for a try. Photo: Pip Warters -  pip@acelensman.com

RUGBY: Stamford Rugby ride out the storm to beat Oakham RFC

Stamford Rugby avenged their early season derby defeat to Oakham RFC, with a 24-20 victory on Saturday in front of a crowd of more than 250 people at Hambilton Road.

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Will Evans celebrates scoring for Leicester Tigers against Northampton Saints. Photo: Tiger Images

RUGBY: Inside the Tigers’ Den - Derby victory just the medicine for Leicester

Leicester Tigers ended a run of five defeats in a row on Saturday with a derby victory, 27-20, over Northampton Saints.

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PACKED OUT: Crowds enjoying the action from the hill during the 2014 tournament, which was played out on a baking hot day.   Picture: Roger Arbon

Bury St Edmunds' sevens tournament to kick off Super Sevens Series

The biggest tournament of its kind in East Anglia this year - Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club's Greene King IPA Sevens tournament - has been given the accolade of doubling up as the first event in the 2017 Super Sevens Series.

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Action from Bourne v Brackley. Photo: Alan Hancock

RUGBY: Weekend results (January 28)

It was a weekend of derby games on the local rugby scene and it was Stamford and Deepings left the happier of the four sides in action.

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RUGBY: Weekend results (January 21)

It was a successful weekend for the Rutland rugby teams but not for anyone else locally.

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RUGBY: Weekend results (January 7)

RUGBY: Weekend results (January 7)

Stamford, Oundle, Deeping and Oakham 2nds enjoyed successful starts to 2017.

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RUGBY: Weekend results (December 17)

RUGBY: Weekend results (December 17)

Bourne and Deeping recorded wins in the Midlands Four East South Division on Saturday while Oakham were involved in a thrilling draw.

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Leicester Tigers Manu Tuilagi is tackled by Munster's Peter O'Mahony during the European Champions Cup, pool one match at Welford Road, Leicester. Photo: David Davies/PA Wire RUGBYU_Leicester_153933.JPG

INSIDE THE TIGERS’ DEN - WIlliams penalty saves Cockerill and Leicester

A 52-metre penalty from Leicester Tigers fly-half Owen Williams may just have saved director of rugby Richard Cockerill his job, if reports are to be believed.

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Action from Oakham 2nds v Aylestonians. Photo: Andy Balmford EMN-160111-141640001

RUGBY: Weekend results (December 10)

Stamford Rugby played out the rarest of things in rugby, a draw, on Saturday as Oakham lost and Oundle won in the Midlands Two East South Division.

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Dave Martin rounds the last man to score for Stamford Rugby. Photo: Pip Warters - www.acelensman.com EMN-160103-104717001

RUGBY: Stamford secure place in the NLD Shield semi-final

Stamford Rugby secured a place in the semi-final of the NLD Shield following a late, but dominant comeback, scoring 19 unanswered points to knock Sleaford out of the cup on Saturday.

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RUGBY: Inside the Tigers’ Den - Derby win for Leicester

The derby always creates some memorable moments and Saturday’s 19-11 victory over Northampton Saints was no exception.

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MIDLANDS 4: Stamford College clip Swifts’ wings, Bourne suffer turnaround and a blank week for Deepings

Midlands 4 East (South)

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Leicester Tigers' Manu Tuilagi and Benetton Treviso's Alberto Sgarbi during the European Champions Cup, pool four match at Welford Road, Leicester.  Photo: Mike Egerton/PA Wire EMN-160119-095600001

RUGBY: Manu Tuilagi on track for derby return for Leicester Tigers

Be prepared folks - it looks like Manu Tuilagi will be back for the derby.

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Action from Oakham 2nds v Aylestonians. Photo: Andy Balmford EMN-160111-141640001

RUGBY: Oakham RFC come back from two tries down to win

Oakham RFC enjoyed a thrilling 29-26 victory over Oadby Wyggestonians in the Midlands Two East South Division on Saturday.

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Bourne RUFC's under-17 rugby players are presented with their new kit by Martin "Wolfie" Adams and Joe Sunner, clinical director of Pulse Practice in Bourne.  Photo by Simon Perkins.

Bourne rugby youngsters presented with new kit by Wolfie

Bourne’s up-and-coming rugby stars are looking the part both on and off the field with help from a medical practice in the town and a darts legend.

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