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H&B ease through to cup semi-finals

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club eased through to the Sussex Shield semi-finals with a 43-10 win away to Horsham II on Saturday.

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Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club recycles the ball during its 36-19 win away to New Ash Green. Picture courtesy Peter Knight

Leaders H&B made to work for latest win

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club chalked up another convincing win in its quest for the Kent One title, but was made to work very hard by bottom three opposition.

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Hastings & Bexhill in possession during their London & SE Junior Vase defeat to Old Whitgiftians last weekend. Picture courtesy Karen Walker

H&B coach: Title bid won’t be derailed by cup loss

Hastings & Bexhill head coach Chris Brooks is convinced the rugby club’s quest for league glory won’t be affected by a heavy cup defeat.

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WATCH: The moment a line judge is struck at a Sussex rugby match

A video has emerged showing the moment Chichester’s National League rugby match with Dorking at Oaklands Park ‘disintegrated with an unfortunate and extraordinary incident’.

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The forwards of Hastings & Bexhill and Old Whitgiftians battle it out at Ark William Parker Academy. Picture courtesy Karen Walker

H&B well beaten in regional cup semi-final

Jake Stinson scored Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club’s 100th try of the season, but the milestone was overshadowed by a heavy defeat.

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Scrummage action from Rye's victory over Eastbourne II. Pictures by Simon Newstead

Rye romp to 84-5 victory

Rye Rugby Club was in rampant form as it pulled off one of its biggest victories in years.

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Joe Umpleby in possession for Hastings & Bexhill during their narrow quarter-final victory over Burgess Hill last month. Picture by Justin Lycett

H&B target place in regional cup final

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club is gunning for a place in the final of a regional knockout competition.

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Hastings & Bexhill second rower Dom Sewell gathers the ball at a lineout. Pictures courtesy Peter Knight

Away win keeps H&B seven points clear

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club confidently overcame another potential hiccup on their march towards the Kent One title.

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Scrummage action from Hastings & Bexhill's victory over Brockleians last weekend. Picture courtesy Karen Walker

H&B coach ‘quietly confident’ of title chances

‘Quietly confident but taking nothing for granted’ is the view of Hastings & Bexhill head coach Chris Brooks over the rugby club’s title chances.

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Hastings & Bexhill stand firm against Brockleians. Picture courtesy Karen Walker

H&B freeze out rivals to march on at summit

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club went marching on at the top of Kent One with a 26-0 home victory on Saturday.

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John Smith scored Rye's opening try against Uckfield II.

Rye make it back-to-back home wins

Rye Rugby Club made it back-to-back home wins with a fairly comfortable victory over Uckfield II on a bitterly cold Saturday.

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Hastings & Bexhill in possession during their last home game against Burgess Hill on January 21. Picture by Justin Lycett

League leaders H&B must avoid complacency

Hastings & Bexhill head coach Chris Brooks says the rugby club can’t afford to get complacent as its prepares to return to action.

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Sport Needs You campaign: Rugby refereeing 'It’s a great way of testing yourself physically and mentally'

Refereeing rugby is a great way of testing yourself physically and mentally according to Tim Hartley.

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Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club head coach Chris Brooks was delighted with last weekend's hard-fought win over Cranbrook.

H&B in ‘healthy position’ to clinch league title

Hastings & Bexhill head coach Chris Brooks admits the rugby club is in ‘a healthy position’ to clinch the league title after last weekend’s vital victory.

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Bruce Steadman kicked a hat-trick of penalties in Hastings & Bexhill's 9-7 win away to Cranbrook.

Table-topping H&B edge out high-flying rivals

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club overcame a significant obstacle in its quest to clinch the Kent One title.

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Paul Sandeman takes on the Burgess Hill defence last weekend. Picture courtesy Nigel Baker

Another key game awaits high-flying H&B

The big games keep on coming as Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club pursues success in league and cup.

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Hastings & Bexhill full-back Harry Walker takes on the Burgess Hill defence in Saturday's quarter-final. Picture courtesy Nigel Baker

Breaking news: H&B get home draw in semi-final

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club has received a home tie in the semi-finals of the London & SE Junior Vase.

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Joe Umpleby in possession for Hastings & Bexhill against Burgess Hill. Picture by Justin Lycett

H&B triumph after thrilling finish

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club produced a fabulous finish to book its place in the London & SE Junior Vase semi-finals.
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Ben Petty suffered a dislocated finger during Hastings & Bexhill's victory over Vigo last weekend.

H&B target place in regional semi-finals

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club is gunning for a place in the semi-finals of a regional knockout competition.

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Joe Umpleby was among the tryscorers during Hastings & Bexhill's victory over Vigo.

Dominant H&B move eight points clear

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club inched a further point clear at the top of Kent One after a dominant victory on Saturday.

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