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MATCH REPORT: Borough are buzzing after another victory

They didn’t play anywhere near as well as last weekend when toppling mighty Kettering but Borough still gained another English Clubs Championship win this afternoon (September 16).

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Sam Crooks scored the Lions fourth try.

MATCH REPORT: Perfect start continues for the Lions

Peterborough Lions roared to another superb win in the English Clubs Championship today (September 16).

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Action from Borough's win over Kettering. Photo: Mark Shore.

PREVIEW:Borough are seeking a repeat performance

Peterborough Rugby Club are determined to build on an excellent result and power up the the Midlands Division One (East) table.

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COACHING: Young Deepings players have a ball with some Tigers

COACHING: Young Deepings players have a ball with some Tigers

Young players from Deepings Rugby Club honed their skills with the professionals at 10-time English champions Leicester Tigers recently.

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Kaz Henderson is about to score a try for Lions against Derby. Photo: Mick Sutterby.

PREVIEW: The ‘Beasts from the East’ are on a journey to the unknown

It’s a journey into the unknown for Peterborough Lions on Saturday (September 16) as they travel to face Doncaster Phoenix in the Midlands Premiership.

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Harry Roe carries the ball for Borough against Kettering, supported by Michael Watts, Joe Andresen, Nico Steenkamp, Sarel Pretorius and Ben Higton. Photo: Mark Shore.

MATCH REPORT: Borough 21, Kettering 18: City side record record one of their best wins in the last 10 years

Borough came out on top of a nerve-jangling finale to celebrate one of their best wins of recent years today (September 9).

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Vaha Halifonua is about score a try for Peterborough Lions. Photo:

MATCH REPORT: LIONS 31 DERBY 17: Revenge win for Peterborough’s finest

Peterborough Lions made it two wins from two Midlands Premiership games with an impressive success over Derby at Bretton Park.

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Deepings RFC with Adam Thompstone and Valentino Mapapalangi at Welford Road.

Deepings youngsters enjoy their day out with the Tigers

Young players from Deepings Rugby Club honed their skills with the professionals at 10-time English champions Leicester Tigers on Sunday (September 3)

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Chris Humphrey drives forward for the Lions against Bridgnorth. Picture: Mick Sutterby

Hungry Lions are waiting to pounce down at Bretton Park

It’s payback time for Peterborough Lions in the English Clubs Championship on Saturday.

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Sarel Pretorius was Boroughs best player against Huntingdon.

Stags had a Tad too much for the Borough boys

Peterborough and Oundle, the two sides promoted from Midlands Division Two last season, both suffered narrow opening day defeats in Division One.

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Dan Malem touches down for the Lions. Picture: Mick Sutterby

MATCH REPORTS: Lions win by a point and Borough lose by a point

Peterborough Lions got their English Clubs Championship campaign off to a winning start in Shropshire this afternoon (September 2) but there was heartache for Borough.

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Sam Crooks on the charge for the Lions against South Leicester. Picture: Mick Sutterby

Confidence high in the Lions camp after impressive friendly victory

The Peterborough Lions are ready to roar.

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Reggie Reid is back at Borough.

Borough start with a juicy local derby against the Stags

Borough are back in Midlands Division One after an absence of three years and coach Lee Adamson believes his side will do well at the higher level.

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Wes Cope scores for the Lions against his former club. Picture: Mick Sutterby

PRE-SEASON FRIENDLY: The Lions are looking good

There was another impressive pre-season friendly performance by Peterborough Lions yesterday (August 26).

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New Lions star Semisi Sitanilei Tei races in for a second try in Saturdays pre-season friendly at Ampthill. Picture: Mick Sutterby

Lions getting excited over their terrific Tongans

Exciting times lie ahead for Peterborough Lions.

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Conor Gracey is returning to the Lions. Picture: Mick Sutterby

Lions ready to roar with 10 new players on board

Peterborough Lions are ready to roar in the English Clubs Championship.

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Jaco Steenberg

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.

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.

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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