Martin Barnard believes Stowmarket Rugby Club’s home Suffolk Chadacre Cup semi-final against Woodbridge tomorrow (2pm) will be decided in the forwards, writes Russell Claydon.
Bury St Edmunds RUFC have added a centre with experience in the Scottish Premiership as well as the top amateur level in France, just ahead of the transfer deadline.
Former French winger and national head coach Philippe Saint-André will be imparting advice to promising young rugby players at Finborough School next month.
It is a big weekend for the Wolfpack, whose push for a best-ever league finish is under serious threat following two successive defeats in the National League Two South, writes Hannah Dolman.
GREENE KING LEAGUE
Bury Foxes kept up the pressure on Women’s National Challenge East 1 leaders Harwich & Dovercourt with their sixth straight league win, a 15-12 success at Southwold Ladies.
Irish rugby legend Kevin Maggs, Bury St Edmunds Pro-am rugby director, was on hand to provide advice —and drinks — to the Wolfpack during their home win over Redruth, writes Hannah Dolman.
Win, loss, win, loss — the recent form of Bury St Edmunds RUFC has been inconsistent in National League Two South after their promotion push came to an end.
Coaches' man of the match Yasin Browne said Bury's players showed what they were all about in their five tries to three victory over Barnstaple.
RFU INTERMEDIATE CUP
After criticising their attitude in a disappointing 24-14 defeat at Old Redclifficans, Bury St Edmunds’ Ollie Smith is warning his players they are now very much playing for their futures at the club.