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H&B power into shield final with 71-0 win

A bravura performance by Hastings & Bexhill shot the rugby club into the Sussex Shield final, and one win away from an historic league and cup double.

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Jacob McDonough in possession for Hastings & Bexhill during their final league fixture of the season, against HSBC, the weekend before last. Picture courtesy Nigel Baker

League champs H&B target cup final place

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club is turning its attentions to a possible league and cup double.

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Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club captain Jimmy Adams receives the Kent One winners' shield. Picture courtesy Peter Knight

Title winners H&B finish with comeback win

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club rounded-off its title-winning campaign in fitting fashion with a victory on Saturday.

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John Hanagarth in possession for Hastings & Bexhill against Sittingbourne last weekend. Picture courtesy Nigel Baker

Title winners H&B keen to end on winning note

The Kent One title might already be in the bag, but Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club head coach Chris Brooks is determined to end the league campaign on a winning note.

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John Hanagarth produced a splendid display and scored Hastings & Bexhill's final try.

Champions H&B suffer surprise defeat

After the euphoria of the previous weekend’s title triumph, Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club came back to earth with a huge bump.

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Rory Creavin was Rye Rugby Club's man of the match against Newick.

Encouraging signs for Rye despite narrow loss

Rye Rugby Club was narrowly beaten in a thoroughly entertaining contest at New Road on Saturday.

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Harry Walker on the charge for Hastings & Bexhill against Old Williamsonians. Picture courtesy Nigel Baker

H&B coach heaps praise on title-winning players

Hastings & Bexhill head coach Chris Brooks paid tribute to his players after the rugby club was crowned league champions.

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Action from Hastings & Bexhill's narrow victory over OId Williamsonians. Pictures courtesy Karen Walker

H&B win top two clash to clinch title

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club has been crowned Kent One champions with two games to spare.

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Hastings & Bexhill prop Steve McManus in possession during November's reverse fixture against Old Williamsonians. Picture courtesy Nigel Baker

H&B keen to seize title chance in top-of-table clash

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club has the chance to clinch the Kent One title in a top-of-the-table clash tomorrow (Saturday).

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Action from Hastings & Bexhill's victory away to Horsham II on Saturday. Picture courtesy Peter Knight

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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