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RUGBY UNION: Tough time for Bourne in final game

Bourne’s historic season finished with Saturday’s defeat at Thorney.

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Photos by Alan Hancock

RUGBY UNION: Demolition derby at Bourne

Talk of Bourne accepting second place look premature after the weekend’s results.

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Action from Bourne Rugby Club's match at St Neots on Saturday. Photo: Alan Hancock.

Heartbreak for Bourne after conceding last-gasp try in title decider

Bourne Rugby Club suffered heartbreak for the second time in seven days as they fell to an agonising 16-15 defeat in Saturday’s Midlands 4 East (South) title decider at St Neots.

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Bourne v Ecclesshall. Photo: LEE HELLWING

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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