Rugby Union

A winning Haberden ending not to be for Wolfpack’s departing coach Hogg


NEW SURROUNDINGS: Jon Clarke at Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club at his first press conference    Picture: Russell Claydon

Bury's new head coach wants to fufil club's Championship dream

Jon Clarke has said Bury St Edmunds' ambition of reaching the Championship one day is something that really appealed to him.

NEW ERA: The Haberden faithful will be watching a Bury side coached by Jon Clarke next season

Bury announce Hogg’s successor

Former England Saxons and Northampton Saints player Jon Clarke is the man Bury St Edmunds RUFC have chosen to take the club forward.

INTERNATIONAL ADVICE: Eddie Jones puts Sudbury through their paces

England coach Jones proves to be great value for eager crowd

England coach Eddie Jones certainly won plenty of hearts as well as inspiring future generations with his appearance at Sudbury Rugby Club on Friday.

The organisers of the 2017 Greene King IPA Sevens tournament are hoping for another bumper crowd off the back of some good weather coupled with another great line-up

International sides lined up for Bury St Edmunds' GK IPA Sevens tournament

Rugby sevens teams from France and Jamaica are set to join sides from both the England and Ireland national squads at this year’s Greene King IPA Rugby Sevens tournament at Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club next month.
MOVING ON: Gavin Hogg

Hogg set for emotional Haberden farewell

It may be a dead-rubber as far as league points go, but Bury St Edmunds’ final home game of 2017 tomorrow has a real sense of occasion about it with Gavin Hogg keen to say his farewells to The Haberden faithful with a stirring display.

JUBILANT SCENES: Bury Foxes celebrate their title glory

Hanratty says Bury Foxes can build on title win next season

Steph Hanratty believes Bury St Edmunds’ Ladies team can build on their Women’s NC East Two title success next season.

ROLE MODEL: Steph Hanratty

England Deaf star wants to inspire

Sudbury’s Steph Hanratty hopes the achievements so far in her fledgling rugby career will help to inspire deaf and hard of hearing children to get involved in sport, writes Alex Moss.

ON THE MOVE: Gavin Hogg

Departing Hogg confident paths will cross again

Gavin Hogg says it was not the thought of getting Bury St Edmunds promoted to National League One being too tall of a task that saw him announce he will be leaving at the end of the season.

PASTURES NEW: Gavin Hogg is leaving Bury after a successful spell in charge

Hogg to depart Bury after six years

Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club have confirmed director of rugby Gavin Hogg will leave his post at the end of the season.

FUN DAY: Youngsters who took part in the PSA Acadmies Open Day

Ex-France captain Saint-André hails ‘fantastic’ Open Day at Finborough School

Former France captain and 2015 Rugby World Cup head coach Philippe Saint-André was delighted with the response to Saturday’s Open Day at Finborough School.

FRONT FOOT: Eastern Counties Ladies launch an attack during their narrow win over Essex

Thetford crowned league champs

Thetford wrapped up the Eastern Counties Greene King League Division One title by thrashing Beccles 96-5 on Saturday.

TRY SCORER: Sam Sterling starts the Bury comeback with a try. Picture: Shawn Pearce

Bury overhaul big first-half deficit to salvage a share of the spoils at home


NEARLY THERE: Thetford score a try against Thurston

Thetford a point away from glory after big win

Eastern Counties Greene King League Division One leaders Thetford recorded a convincing 82-24 victory from Saturday’s trip to Thurston.


Bury can take pride from Trinder’s England call-up

Toby Trinder will not be available to help Bury St Edmunds mathematically secure their National League Two status tomorrow (3pm) — but with the Saints player on England duty, Gavin Hogg says the club can take great pride in his absence.

SPECIAL BOND: South Lee School are sponsoring the all-weather pitch at Bury St Eds Rugby Club

South Lee School sponsoring BSE Rugby Club’s all-weather pitch

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SURVIVAL IN SIGHT: Bury director of rugby Gavin Hogg

Bury chief: ‘One win for survival’

Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club make the long journey to the south west coast this evening knowing their season hinges on the outcome of 80 tough minutes in front of a vociferous home crowd.

PROMOTION CHANCE: Thurston (scoring a try last year) can still go up this season

League overhaul gives a shot at promotion for Thurston

Thurston Rangers Rugby Club will go into tomorrow’s home leg of their local derby with league leaders Thetford (3pm) a whooping 35 points adrift of them — but suddenly in with a shout of joining them at a higher level next season.


Diss will keep eyes on the prize against lowly visitors

Dave Smith has insisted there is no danger of any complacency creeping into the Diss RFC ranks, both on Saturday against Campion and their bid for the League London League Two North East title.

STAR MAN: Glyn Hughes

Hughes is the star turn as Bury win high-scoring affair away from home


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