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Trust set up to help family of ‘loved’ Peterborough Lions and Oundle rugby player who died aged just 35

A trust has been set up in memory of an Oundle and Peterborough Lions rugby player who passed away in his sleep aged just 35 last week.

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Jaco Steenberg in action for Oundle last season.

Sad passing of top local rugby union player

Local rugby union is in mourning at the passing of well-known current player Jaco Steenberg over the weekend.

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Heroic referee Jerome Garces shows a red card.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: My hero is French, boring boring All Blacks, my view on ladies cricket

Providing they keep 15 men on the field and kick their penalties, the All Blacks will still win the Lions series.

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British and Irish Lions Owen Farrell celebrates after the second Test.

Another ‘Lions Breakfast’ at Borough

Peterborough Rugby Club are once again laying on a ‘Lions Breakfast’ on Saturday (July 8) for the deciding Test against the All Blacks.

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Stuart Day is the new Borough first team captain.

Borough hosting a ‘Lions Breakfast’

Peterborough Rugby Club are hosting a ‘British and Irish Lions Breakfast’ on Saturday (July 1) at their clubhouse in Second Drove, Fengate.

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British Lions tour captain Sam Warburton coves his face after defeat in the first Test against the All Blacks.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: The Lions are just an exhibition team

I’ve always expected the All Blacks to beat the British Lions 3-0.

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Eoin Morgan's team blew it.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Moaning Morgan, England more chance than Lions of beating All Blacks, 19-year-old heroine

It’s tough to win five one-day internationals in a row which is what England were ultimately trying to do in the Champions Trophy.

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Adam Peel takes up the chase for SRG Mercenaries. Picture: JPC Images

Super sevens won by Oxfam

The third annual SRG Beach Sevens Festival at Borough Rugby Club was another huge success.

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Borough on the attack last season.

ENGLISH CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP FIXTURES: Borough face Huntingdon on opening day

Peterborough Rugby Club face a juicy start to the 2017-2018 campaign.

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England's Tom Curry (right) in action during the Old Mutal Wealth Cup match against the Barbarians at Twickenham. Picture: Paul Harding/PA Wire.

INTERNATIONAL DEBUT: Former Oundle School pupil Tom to face Argentina

Former Oundle School player Tom Curry, now a Sale flanker, will become England’s youngest debutant for 19 years when he wins his first cap against Argentina tomorrow (June 10)

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Exciting new Lions signing Orisi Nawaqaliva.

Lions sign a flying Fijian and a Spalding old boy

Peterborough Lions have wasted no time in bolstering their squad for next season.

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Ben (left) and Tom Curry.

ENGLAND CALL: Former Oundle School players to tour Argentina

England head coach Eddie Jones has selected former Oundle School and Sale Sharks players, identical 18 year-old twins Ben and Tom Curry, for the England squad to travel to Argentina.

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Pictured are the main trophy winners at the Peterborough Lions presentation night. From the left they are Vice-Presidents Player of the Year   Ben Howard, Coaches Player of the Year   Nico Defeo, Players Player of the Year   Chris Humphrey and Most Improved Player of the Year - Conor Crown. Picture: Mick Sutterby

Pioneering Lions now planning to form their own academy

Football clubs in the area are doing it left, right and centre . . . now Peterborough Lions have followed suit.

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Pictured are ,from the left, Joe Andresen, Dick Clark, vice-chairman Archie Bennett, Margery Beuttell, Sarel Pretorius and Aaron Throne.

AWARDS NIGHT: Andresen is Borough’s Players’ Player of the Year

Peterborough Rugby Club held their annual ball and presentation evening on Saturday (May 20) at their clubhouse.

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Sam Crooks scored a try for East Midlands. Picture: Mick Sutterby

COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS: Crooks scores a try but East Midlands are beaten

East Midlands hopes of more success in the County Championship suffered a setback at Caldy Rugby Club at the weekend (May 13).

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The Oundle Rugby Club award winners. Picture: Mick Sutterby

Trophy treble for Shingles

Over 200 people attended Oundle Rugby Club’s 40th anniversary gala dinner at the club in Occupation Road.

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Sam Sargeant and dad Bill.

STAMFORD COLLEGE PRESIDENT’S DAY: New order in the Sargeant ranks

Stamford College Old Boys held their annual President’s Day at Welland Academy in Stamford and it turned out to be a fun day of rugby.

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Borough Under 13 girls with a collection of trophies from a perfect campaign.

TOURNAMENT REPORT: A glorious end to a sensational season

A sensational season is now over for Peterborough Rugby Club girls under 13 team.

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Pictured at the official opening of Borough's new 'Sin Bin' bar are, from the left, club president Bruce Morley, Rob Morley and chairman Dick Clark. Picture: Kevin Goodacre

NEW ADDITION: Borough open their ‘Sin Bin’ bar

Peterborough Rugby Club have added another feature to their superb facilities at Second Drove, Fengate.

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Stamford College Old Boys celebrate their Lincs Cup win.

CUP FINAL REPORT: Sargeant’s men take charge

There was another cup win for local rugby players to celebrate yesterday (May 1).

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