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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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Hastings & Bexhill winger Tim Sills is tackled during last weekend's defeat away to Old Williamsonians. Picture courtesy Nigel Baker

Hastings & Bexhill set for ‘must win’ game

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club is preparing for a ‘must win’ game tomorrow (Saturday).

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Steve McManus in possession during Hastings & Bexhill's defeat to Old Williamsonians. Picture courtesy Nigel Baker

Discipline costly as Hastings & Bexhill lose out

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club returned to action after the festive break with a narrow defeat in a mid-table battle on Saturday.

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Action from the reverse fixture between Hastings & Bexhill and Old Williamsonians back in September. Picture courtesy Karen Walker

H&B eager to start fast on return to action

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club is eager to hit the ground running as it prepares to return to action after the festive break.

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England rugby squad start the new year in Sussex

The England rugby squad will be spending two days in Sussex at the start of 2018 in preparation for the NatWest Six Nations tournament.

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Jimmy Adams claims the ball at a lineout during Hastings & Bexhill's victory over Folkestone last weekend. Pictures by Simon Newstead

H&B coach pleased with first part of campaign

Hastings & Bexhill head coach Chris Brooks says he’s pleased with how the rugby club has performed during the first part of the season.

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Folkestone recycle the ball against Hastings & Bexhill on Saturday. Pictures by Simon Newstead

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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