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CLUB BY CLUB GUIDE: Who Peterborough Lions are up against next season

Some of the most famous names in English rugby - players like World Cup winning skipper Martin Johnson and fellow captains Bill Beaumont and Roger Uttley - are associated with clubs on the new Peterborough Lions fixture list.

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Action from last season's Oundle v Borough game.

2018-2019 FIXTURES: Borough begin at home to Scouts

Peterborough Rugby Club start their English Clubs Championship season with a home game on September 1.

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Lions head coach Vili Ma'asi (left) and club chairman Andy Moore. Picture: Mick Sutterby

2018-2019 FIXTURES: Lions at home for their first two matches in the National League

It’s daunting but it’s exciting . . . the 2018-2019 season is a whole new ball game for Peterborough Lions.

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Chris Humphrey in action for the Lions against Birmingham last season. Picture: Mick Sutterby

SHOCK NEWS: Skipper Humphrey quits the Lions

Peterborough Lions have today (June 25) been rocked by the news that their captain Chris Humphrey has quit the club.

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Will Wallace from Larkfleet Homes and Richard Olsen from Stamford Under 7  with some of the youngsters who will benefit from the grant from the Larkfleet Homes Community Fund.

Young rugby players get Larkfleet backing

The Larkfleet Homes Community Group has handed £250 to the Stamford Rugby Club Under 7 team to help meet the costs of developing the talents of the next generation of players.

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Peterborough  Lions award winners were from the left Marius Andrijauskas, Jack Lewis, Tom Dougherty and Ashley Hill.

Andrijauskas and Lewis joint winners of the top Lions prize

Forwards Jack Lewis and Marius Andrijauskas shared the big prize when Peterborough Lions held their annual awards presentation night at the weekend.

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Sam Crooks is going back to Borough as player/coach.

All change at Borough on the coaching front

It’s all change on the coaching front down at Peterborough Rugby Club.

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One of the teams that took part in the charity game at the SRG Beach Sevens.

RUGBY SEVENS: Tournament ends with a big boost for charity

A legends rugby match in Peterborough helped raise almost £1,500 for a sporting charity on Saturday night.

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Tyson Fury (right) dominyed Sefer Seferi.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: England should stop recruiting foreign players, Fury at a boxing farce, my hero is a Scottish cricketer, Federer is far better than Nadal

Brilliant, England’s reaction to a collapse in rugby union form is to start recruiting New Zealanders.

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Darren Fox playing for the Lions.

LEGENDS GAME: Top old boys turn out for charity

Some of Peterborough’s finest ever rugby players will be showing off their skills in a charity match in the city on Saturday night (June 9).

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GONE . . . Semisi Sitanislei Tei. Pictures: Mick Sutterby

Lions lose their Tongans but big signings are on the horizon

Peterborough Lions are launching a worldwide recruitment drive as they prepare for life in the National League.

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Connor Collett in action in New Zealand.

BIG MOVE: Former Stamford School star joins Newcastle Falcons

A young rugby player from Holme, near Yaxley, has just completed a dream move from one side of the world to the other.

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The victorious Borough Under 15 girls team.

WEST NORFOLK SEVENS: Borough girls end on a high

Peterborough Rugby Club’s Under 15 girls team emulated their all-conquering Under 13 counterparts by ending the season with a trophy.

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Action from last year's SRG Beach Sevens.

More magnificent sevens will be on display down at Borough

Peterborough Rugby Club is once again the venue for the top-quality SRG Beach Sevens tournament next month.

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Oundle first XV player of the Year Will Carrington with club president David Dales.

Carrington collects top prize at Oundle Rugby Club dinner

Will Carrington picked up the coveted Player of the Year trophy when Oundle Rugby Club held their annual presentation dinner.

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Ben Dobson.

INTERNATIONAL HONOURS: Local quartet picked for England

Four local rugby players have received international call-ups.

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Sam Crooks with his East Midlands cap.

COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS: Caps for Crooks and Day

Two local rugby stars picked up county caps at the end of the season.

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Simon Potter receives his Clubman of the Year award from last year's winner and club treasurer Marge Beuttell.

Simon pots one of the top awards down at Borough

Simon Potter has been awarded Peterborough Rugby Club’s Clubman of the Year award for his tireless work with the junior section, and particularly the club’s thriving girls set-up at Fengate.

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Action from the Hunts & Peterborough County Vets Final between Oundle and winners and Huntingdon. Photo: David Lowndes.

MATCH REPORT: It wasn’t quite a ‘stuffins,’ but Borough lift the county cup

Borough seconds ensured there was also something celebrate at Fengate this season with victory in the Hunts and Peterborough Cup Final on Saturday (May 12).

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Hudson Rees-Jones and Ronan Rawlings tackling for Peterborough Regional College.

NATIONAL CUP FINAL: Peterborough Regional College pipped at the post

Peterborough Regional College went so close to winning a national cup final yesterday (May 9).

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