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H&B sign off for 2017 with welcome win

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club picked up a very welcome win in its final game before the festive break.

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Two Hastings & Bexhill players combine to hold up Lewes full-back Abe Bredin last weekend. Picture courtesy Danny Simpson

H&B keen to turn narrow defeats into wins

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club heads into its final game of 2017 determined to start turning narrow defeats into victories.

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Anthony Roche was among the tryscorers for Hastings & Bexhill against Lewes on Saturday.

Depleted H&B suffer another narrow defeat

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club picked up two more bonus points from a 31-24 defeat away to Lewes on Saturday.

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Scrummage action from Hastings & Bexhill's last game, against Thanet Wanderers, two weeks ago. Picture by Simon Newstead

H&B return to action with derby clash

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club will return to action with a local derby tomorrow (Saturday).

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Hastings & Bexhill and Thanet Wanderers battle it out at Ark William Parker Academy. Pictures by Simon Newstead

H&B edged out by high-flying Thanet

In sport we say ‘there is no such thing as a bad win’. Well this was a good loss for Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club.

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Tom Waring is one of several players expected to return for Hastings & Bexhill against Thanet Wanderers tomorrow. Picture courtesy Nigel Baker

Tough run continues with visit of title chasers

A tough run of fixtures for Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club will continue with a visit from promotion-chasing opposition tomorrow (Saturday).

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Mark Piotrowski scored Hastings & Bexhill's second try in the defeat to Hove on Saturday.

H&B battle manfully in cup defeat

A depleted Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club team was beaten by higher level opposition in cup action on Saturday.

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Calvin Crosby-Clarke is among the absentees for Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club against Hove today.

H&B set for tough cup test

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Cup is preparing for a big test against higher grade opposition today (Saturday).

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Tim Sills scored Hastings & Bexhill's try in the narrow defeat away to Old Dunstonians.

H&B edged out by top four opposition

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club picked up a losing bonus point away to top four opposition on its return to action at the weekend.

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Action from Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club's 83-14 victory at home to Sheppey in their last outing a fortnight ago. Picture courtesy Peter Knight

H&B return with tough away trip

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club will return to action with a tough-looking away fixture tomorrow (Saturday).

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Action from Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club's 83-14 victory at home to Sheppey. Picture courtesy Peter Knight

H&B coach praises ‘on fire’ players

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club head coach Chris Brooks said his team was ‘on fire’ during last weekend’s 83-14 thrashing of Sheppey.

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Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club's six tryscorers in the 83-14 win at home to Sheppey - Tom Waring, Tim Sills, Calvin Crosby-Clarke, Eliot Parry, Ben Petty and Tom Vincent. Picture courtesy Peter Knight

Sills scores six tries in H&B romp

Tim Sills scored six of Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club’s 13 tries during a crushing victory on Saturday.

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John Hanagarth in possession during Hastings & Bexhill's last home game, against Crowborough. Picture courtesy Andrew Pratt

Opportunity knocks for H&B

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club is keen to make the most of an ideal opportunity to return to winning ways.

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Harry Walker touches down for his second try during Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club's defeat away to Aylesford Bulls. Picture courtesy Peter Knight

H&B rally strongly in away defeat

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club showed plenty of fighting spirit in a defeat away to top three opposition.

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Tucker White in possession during last weekend's defeat against Crowborough. Picture courtesy Andrew Pratt

H&B coach ‘really pleased’ with start to season

Chris Brooks is ‘really pleased’ with Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club’s start to the season, despite last weekend’s defeat.

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Tom Waring on the charge for Hastings & Bexhill against Crowborough. Picture courtesy Andrew Pratt

Skipper returns from injury in H&B defeat

After a six-week lay-off with a broken nose, this was probably not the welcome back Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club skipper Joe Umpleby had planned for himself.

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Chaz Ackerley in possession during Hastings & Bexhill's last home game, against Old Williamsonians, a fortnight ago. Picture courtesy Karen Walker

H&B looking like seasoned campaigners

Chris Brooks believes Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club looks like seasoned campaigners rather than league new boys after its splendid start to the season.

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Dan Suggitt scored Hastings & Bexhill's opening try in the victory away to Crawley. Picture courtesy Jon Smalldon

H&B power to splendid away win

Despite seven squad changes and a late reorganisation because of vehicle problems, Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club secured a bonus point away win on Saturday.

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Jake Stinson in possession for Hastings & Bexhill against Old Williamsonians last weekend. Picture courtesy Karen Walker

We had a bad day, admits H&B coach

Hastings & Bexhill coach Chris Brooks admitted ‘we had a bad day’ after the rugby club lost for the first time this season.

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Chaz Ackerley takes on the Old Williamsonians defence. Picture courtesy Karen Walker

H&B suffer first defeat as club remembers Len

Len Bolton was remembered at Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club on Saturday.

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