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INTERNATIONAL RUGBY: Former Wisbech Grammar School pupil could start for Scotland

A former Wisbech Grammar School pupil is waiting anxiously to learn if he’ll get his first start for Scotland in Saturday’s Six Nations meeting with Wales.

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Joe Andresen scored three tries for Borough at Vipers.

MATCH REPORT: Borough keep title push going with a 10-try romp

There were no surprises at Vipers Rugby Club in Leicester this afternoon (February 18) as high-flying Borough smashed their hosts 64-17.

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Darren Fox scores the first Lions try against Sheffield. Picture: Mick Sutterby

MATCH REPORT: Fox the hero as Lions keep superb run going

Peterborough Lions made it a magnificent seven wins on the trot in the English Clubs Championship this afternoon (February 18).

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Sandbach players get shirty with Lions centre Will Carrington. Picture: Mick Sutterby

It’s six on the spin but Lions coach Fox is still disappointed

Peterborough Lions made it six National League wins on the bounce against Sandbach at Bretton Park on Saturday but head coach Darren Fox was disappointed.

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Stefan Gallucci on the run for Borough against Oundle. Picture: Kevin Goodacre

Local derby win boosts Borough’s title hopes

Old friends Borough and Oundle have now produced two cracking local derbies this season - but there’s unlikely to be another one for a while.

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England's Nathan Hughes is tackled by Rhys Webb and Dan Biggar of Wales.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: The perfect antidote for insomnia

I try to enjoy rugby union internationals I really do.

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Ben Higton scores Borough's first try against Oundle. Picture: Kevin Goodacre

MATCH REPORTS: Oundle no match for title favourites Borough . . . six wins on the bounce for the Lions

Borough took the honours in the big local derby in the English Clubs Championship today (February 11).

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Alastair Cook has done his country a great service by quitting.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Why Cook quitting is a good thing, Brady is the best of the bunch, six observations from the Six Nations

Thank goodness he’s gone.

Action from the 31-31 draw between Borough and Oundle back in October. Picture: Mick Sutterby

Another thriller in store as Borough visit big rivals Oundle

A big crowd is expected at Occupation Road on Saturday as Oundle entertain Borough in a juicy local derby.

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Sam Crooks (right) is ruled out for another month with a foot injury.

Lions have to start with a roar says Fox

Darren Fox will be looking for his Lions to roar from the first whistle when they entertain Sandbach at Bretton Park on Saturday (2.15pm).

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Peter Haycox (front row, second left) in Roy Westcombes Presidents XV in 1973.

Borough mourning the loss of seventies star

Peterborough Rugby Club are mourning the loss of one of their finest wing forwards.

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James Stuffins.

REGIONAL HONOURS: Borough youngsters make East Midlands and Midlands squads

Seven players from Peterborough Rugby Club have been selected for regional teams and squads.

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Stefan Gallucci scored a try for Borough against Olney. Picture: Mick Sutterby

Borough and the Lions deserve weekend off after magic month

There’s a Saturday off for Peterborough Lions and Borough this weekend and nobody can deny they’ve earned it.

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The Peterborough girls at the Leicester v Northampton game.

RUGBY: Borough girls share matchday with Leicester Tigers

Young players from Peterborough Rugby Club’s girls squads honed their skills with the professionals at 10-time English champions Leicester Tigers on Saturday (January 28).

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Thorney Old Monks are pictured in kit supplied by their sponsors Imperial Commercials Ltd before their big win over Borough Juggers. From the left they are, back, Ade  James, Tim Thompson, Darrell Thrower, Duncan Davies, Andy McGeown, Darren Frisby, Joel Lounden, Chris Powell, front, Suart Scott, Jason Monaghan, Ian Wilkins, Simon Paton, Garry Salmons, Jason Harvey and Ben Richardson.

MATCH REPORT: Old Monks run Juggers ragged

Thorney Old Monks were comfortable winners once again in the big local veterans derby on Saturday (January 28).

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Darren Fox was sin-binned.

MATCH REPORT: Lions win ugly to keep fine run going

There was another fine win for Peterborough Lions in the English Clubs Championship this afternoon (January 28).

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Tom Williams scores one of his three tries against Olney. Picture: Mick Sutterby

MATCH REPORT: Borough storm to another big win

Borough gave their promotion push another mighty shove at Fengate this afternoon (January 28).

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Tanaka Kanhukamwe scored a great try.

COLLEGE RUGBY: Peterborough push big guns Blackheath all the way

Peterborough Regional College gave British Colleges League big guns Blackheath Academy a run for their money yesterday (January 25).

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Darren Fox makes a breaak for the Lions against Old Halesonians. Picture: Madeline Reynolds

It’s another big weekend of celebration for the city sides

Peterborough rugby is on the crest of a wave at the moment with both city sides flying high in the English Clubs Championship.

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Joe Andresen scored a superb solo try for Borough against Old Laurentians.

MATCH REPORT: Buoyant Borough smash closest rivals

Borough’s brilliant season in Midlands East Division Two (South) just gets better and better.

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