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H&B end season with high scoring defeat

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club’s final game of the London Three South East season ended in a high scoring defeat on Saturday.

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Hastings & Bexhill pair Jack James and Harry Walker combine to tackle a Park House player. Picture courtesy Peter Knight

H&B avoid relegation despite defeat

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club has avoided relegation despite losing its penultimate match of the season.

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Jimmy Adams gathers the ball at a lineout during Hastings & Bexhill's victory over Lewes last weekend. Picture by Simon Newstead

H&B almost there in survival mission

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club is almost there in its quest to avoid relegation.

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A trio of Hastings & Bexhill players combine to tackle a Lewes opponent. Pictures by Simon Newstead

H&B net vital victory in survival mission

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club took a big step towards safety with a vital derby victory on Saturday.

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Action from the reverse fixture between Hastings & Bexhill and Lewes before Christmas. Picture courtesy Danny Simpson

H&B ‘need to win’ key derby clash

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club is preparing for a match which head coach Chris Brooks says it needs to win in its quest to avoid relegation.

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Hastings & Bexhill winger Tim Sills is brought to ground by a Thanet Wanderers opponent. Picture courtesy Peter Knight

H&B put up a fight against second-placed hosts

Athough Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club came away with nothing from its long trip to Thanet Wanderers on Saturday, it could have been a completely different story.

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Action from the reverse fixture between Hastings & Bexhill and tomorrow's opponents Thanet Wanderers back in November.

Five more points should be enough, says H&B coach

Five points from the final four games should be enough for Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club to avoid relegation, according to head coach Chris Brooks.

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Worthing Raiders winger David McIlwaine was tackled by a physio on Saturday. Picture by Stephen Goodger

VIDEO: Sussex rugby star tackled by a physio

A Sussex rugby star was on the receiving end of an unexpected 'tackle' on Saturday.

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The Hastings & Bexhill forwards drive their way towards the tryline against Old Dunstonians. Picture courtesy Peter Knight

Last gasp H&B grab crucial win

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club scored a last gasp converted try to clinch a precious home victory on Saturday.

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Jimmy Adams gathers the ball at a lineout during Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club's victory away to Sheppey in its last outing on February 17. Picture courtesy Peter Knight

H&B embark on tough run in survival bid

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club will resume its survival mission with a run of three successive games against top four opposition.

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Joe Umpleby in possession during Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club's victory away to Sheppey last weekend. Picture courtesy Peter Knight

We can’t relax yet, says H&B coach

Hastings & Bexhill head coach Chris Brooks said the rugby club can’t relax yet in its quest to avoid relegation.

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Jimmy Adams gathers the ball at a lineout during Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club's 45-19 victory away to Sheppey. Picture courtesy Peter Knight

H&B secure much-needed bonus point win

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club came home from the long trip to Sheppey yesterday (Saturday) with a much-needed bonus point win.

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Action from Hastings & Bexhill's most recent game, at home to Aylesford Bulls, on February 3. Picture by Simon Newstead

H&B return to action with must win clash

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club will return to action tomorrow (Saturday) with a game it sorely needs to win.

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Action from Hastings & Bexhill's defeat to Aylesford Bulls last weekend. Pictures by Simon Newstead

H&B need ‘to start putting our game together’

Hastings & Bexhill head coach Chris Brooks admits the rugby club needs to start getting its game together as it slides closer to the drop zone.

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Hastings & Bexhill in possession against Aylesford Bulls. Pictures by Simon Newstead

H&B beaten by title hopefuls

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club was beaten at home to second-placed opposition on Saturday.

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Hastings & Bexhill scrum-half Eliot Parry feeds the ball out to Steve McManus during the defeat at Crowborough. Picture courtesy Peter Knight

H&B suffer heaviest defeat in Crowborough mudbath

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club suffered comfortably its heaviest league defeat of the season on a miserable Saturday afternoon for the players and their faithful supporters.

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Hastings & Bexhill in possession during their most recent fixture, a 37-0 win at home to Crawley two weeks ago. Picture by Justin Lycett

H&B eager to improve against Crowborough

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club will be eager to make amends for a disappointing early season defeat to Crowborough when the teams meet again tomorrow (Saturday).

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Hastings & Bexhill front rowers Jacob McDonough and Joe Umpleby dispossess a Crawley opponent. Pictures by Justin Lycett

H&B face stop-start final part of season

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club is heading into what promises to be a rather stop-start final three months of the season.

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Rye claim the ball at a lineout against St Jacques Vikings. Pictures by Simon Newstead

Rye praised by table-topping Channel Islanders

Rye Rugby Club might have been well beaten by table-topping opposition on Saturday, but did at least earn plenty of praise for its efforts.

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Hastings & Bexhill prop Steve McManus is tackled by two Crawley opponents. Pictures by Justin Lycett

Hastings & Bexhill too strong for Crawley

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club recorded a convincing bonus point victory at home to bottom-of-the-table opposition on Saturday.

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