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Rio 2016: Great Britain rugby 7s side take silver after masterclass from Fiji

Sussex's Tom Mitchell and his Great Britain 7s had to settle for silver after they were taught a lesson by the masterful Fiji side in the Olympic final, losing 36-7.
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England Rugby 7s skipper Tom Mitchell SUS-160324-100820001

Rio 2016: Tom Mitchell’s Great Britain Rugby 7s team have golden chance after semi-final triumph

Great Britain, skippered by Sussex’s Tom Mitchell, have a chance for gold after beating South Africa 7-5 in a tense Olympic semi-final.

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England Rugby 7s skipper Tom Mitchell SUS-160324-100820001

Rio 2016: Great Britain beat New Zealand to qualify for knockout stages of Rugby 7s

Great Britain’s rugby 7s side have reached the knockout stages of the Olympics after beating New Zealand 21-19 in the final group stage.

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Rio 2016: Rugby 7s captain Tom Mitchell - ‘This has been a very special opportunity for us’

Great Britain Rugby 7s team captain Tom Mitchell has said the Rio Olympics has been a ‘very special opportunity’ for his team.

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England Rugby 7s skipper Tom Mitchell SUS-160324-100820001

Rio 2016: UPDATE - Mitchell leads Great Britain to two rugby 7s victories

Cuckfield’s Tom Mitchell lead Great Britain to two wins in their first two games of the rugby 7s in Rio.

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Hastings & Bexhill and HSBC will meet at Ark William Parker Academy on the opening day of the 2016/17 season. Picture courtesy Karen Walker

H&B start and finish against HSBC

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club will start and finish the 2016/17 Kent One season against HSBC.

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Calvin Crosby-Clarke claims a lineout for Hastings & Bexhill against Bognor. Picture courtesy Tommy McMillan

Gallant H&B edged out by Bognor

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club narrowly missed out on a place in the Sussex Shield semi-finals despite a valiant comeback.

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The Rye Rugby Club team which was beaten by BSMS (Medics) in the Sussex Plate final

Opening quarter costs Rye in final defeat

Rye Rugby Club’s hopes of ending the season with some silverware ended in disappointment.

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The Rye Rugby Club team which beat East Grinstead III on the final day of the Sussex Intermediate League season to secure a third place finish

In-form Rye target final glory

Rye Rugby Club is determined to end the season by winning some silverware.

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Mark Piotrowski scored Hastings & Bexhill's try in the 19-8 defeat away to Old Williamsonians

H&B lose out in close scrap for play-off place

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club missed out on a runners-up finish - and with it a promotion play-off - after a narrow away defeat on Saturday.

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Hastings & Bexhill full-back Harry Walker in possession against HSBC last weekend. Picture courtesy Karen Walker

H&B have outside play-off chance

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club goes into the final day of the Kent One season still with a chance of qualifying for a promotion play-off.

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Liam Booth (left) and Matt Cooke (right), Rye Rugby Club's joint men of the match against Bognor II

Rye see off champs to extend winning run

Rye Rugby Club defeated the newly-crowned league champions in its final home game of the season.

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Hastings & Bexhill on the attack against HSBC on Satuday. Picture courtesy Karen Walker

H&B narrowly beaten in final home game

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club was narrowly beaten in its final home game of the season on Saturday.

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Rye Rugby Club coach Jeremy Nobbs

Rye aiming to turn over league leaders

Rye Rugby Club is aiming to boost its bid for a top three finish by beating table-topping opposition.

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Hastings & Bexhill captain Jimmy Adams on the charge during the emphatic win away to King's College Hospital last time out. Picture courtesy Peter Knight

H&B in with play-off chance ahead of final home game

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club goes into its final home fixture of the season with a chance of earning a promotion play-off match.

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Gregg Phillips scored two tries in Rye Rugby Club's 26-8 victory away to Sussex Police on Saturday

Rye extend winning run

Rye Rugby Club continued its winning run with a hard-earned 26-8 victory away to Sussex Police on Saturday.

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Hastings & Bexhill on the attack against King's College Hospital. Picture courtesy Peter Knight

Rampant H&B power to emphatic away win

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club pulled off its biggest away victory of the season on Saturday.

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Chris Edwards was Rye's man of the match in the 45-10 victory away to Norfolk Arms on Saturday

In-form Rye make it six league wins in a row

Rye Rugby Club made it six successive Sussex Intermediate League wins with a 45-10 victory away to Norfolk Arms on Saturday.

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Kit Claughton and Jacob McDonough combine to tackle the New Ash Green ball carrier. Picture courtesy Karen Walker

Flying start helps lift H&B up to third

An unusually rapid start set Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club on the way to a victory which moved it into the top three.

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Andy Brown was Rye Rugby Club's man of the match in the victory over St Leonards Cinque Ports

Rye cruise into county final

Rye Rugby Club booked its place in the final of a county knockout competition in convincing fashion.

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