Rugby Union

VIDEO: Terry Sands on Wolfpack's narrow loss to the champions

NATIONAL LEAGUE TWO SOUTH: Bury St Edmunds 19 Cinderford 24
CLUB UNITY: CLUB UNITY: The first team, now their season is finished, will be supporting the seconds on Saturday. Picture: Mecha Morton

Best season ever for league and cup double-winning Stowmarket

Stowmarket Rugby Club have completed their most successful ever season, as they won a league and cup double.

MORE THAN HAPPY: Bury St Edmunds head coach Jon Curry.   Picture: Mark Bullimore Photography

Repeat performance would be great for Curry

Bury St Edmunds will go into their final home game tomorrow, with champions elect Cinderford (3pm), with Jon Curry calling for a repeat of the performance which so nearly denied title-chasing Chinnor victory on Saturday, writes Russell Claydon.

VICTORY: Stowmarket RFC won the league on Saturday, weeks after also securing the Suffolk Cup. Picture: Mecha Morton

Match Report: Stowmarket Rugby Club win London 3 Eastern Counties league with final game victory

Stowmarket completed their most successful ever season on Saturday, with a 34-14 away victory over Holt securing both the league title and promotion.

HELD UP: Bury St Edmuds, pictured in action against Redingensians, came so close to victory at Chinnor on Saturday    Picture: Mark Bullimore Photography

MATCH REPORT: Bury suffer agonising defeat at promotion-chasers

NATIONAL LEAGUE TWO SOUTH: Chinnor 28 Bury St Edmunds 27

TOP PERFORMANCES: Mark Kohler (main image) was Man of the Match. Picture: Mark Bullimore

Wolfpack hit their stride with league leaders among final games

Head coach Jon Curry believes Bury St Edmunds are in the best position they have been this season, as they prepare to face second-placed Chinnor in the National League 2 South.

HAT-TRICK HERO: Stowmarket captain Joe Fifield claimed a hat-trick

Stowmarket now one win from sealing the title


HAPPY SQUAD: The delighted players celebrate with the Chadacre Cup    Picture: Mecha Morton

Cup success the first step in best ever season for Stowmarket

Stowmarket Rugby Club are on course for their most successful ever season as they turn their attention to securing league promotion after winning the Suffolk Chadacre Cup at the weekend.

BIG ASK: Head coach Jon Curry knows it will be a tough end to the season as Bury chase a best-ever league finish   Picture: Mecha Morton

Difficult run-in for the Wolfpack as they chase a best-ever finish

Bury St Edmunds head coach Jon Curry hopes the team can push on from victory in their last outing at London Irish Wild Geese, as they host third-placed Redingensians at The Haberden tomorrow (3pm).

BIG MOMENT: The team celebrate their first win under the new head coach    Picture: Shawn Pearce

Wolfpack hunt down first win for new head coach

Third time lucky, as the saying goes, and so it proved on Saturday for Bury St Edmunds as they recorded their first victory for new head coach Jon Curry at the third time of asking, writes Hannah Dolman.

HEARTBREAK: Bury Foxes can only watch on in horror as Kenilworth score a winning try with the final play   Picture: Pete Hall

Foxes boss praises ‘brilliant’ progress despite semi defeat

The Bury Foxes suffered heartbreak in the semi finals of the Women’s Intermediate Cup, but head coach Andy Marshall believes pride not disappointment should be the legacy.

PLAY-OFF SPOT: Martin Barnard

Bogey team fail to derail Stowmarket league push

Stowmarket Rugby Club blew away the cobwebs of past games against ‘bogey team’ West Norfolk as they guaranteed themselves at least a play-off place with victory on Saturday.

BONUS POINT ADDED: Stowmarket scored  five tries 'pictured is Joe Lancaster's score ' against Ely to take five points from the encounter as they sit neck and neck with Southwold at the top of the league with three fixtures remaining     Picture: Mecha Morton

Stowmarket coach confident of securing at least a play-off spot

Stowmarket Rugby Club’s head coach would be ‘bitterly disappointed’ if his side can’t make at least a top two spot in the London Three East Counties league with three fixtures remaining.

THIRD CHANCE: New head coach Jon Curry will oversee his third game, hoping to record his first win    Picture: Mecha Morton

Head coach targets first win away to Wild Geese

Bury St Edmunds head coach Jon Curry is ‘very hopeful’ of experiencing his first victory at the helm of the Wolfpack as they travel to London Irish Wild Geese on Saturday (3pm), writes Hannah Dolman.

BIG GAME: Stowmarket (pictured in action against Newmarket last weekend) take on Ely on Saturday

League fixtures prioritised over Chadacre Cup final

Stowmarket Rugby Club will have to wait to contest the final of this season’s Suffolk Chadacre Cup, after being told this weekend’s final had been rescheduled as the league takes priority.


New Bury coach ‘very disappointed’ with defeat in his first game in charge


POPULAR DAY: Rugby 7s will be back at Bury St Edmunds this year

Curry takes charge ahead of crucial clash with Hawks

New head coach Jon Curry took his first training session at Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club on Tuesday night, preparing the team for a crucial clash tomorrow.

STEAMING THROUGH: Tony Crowe breaks the line for Stowmarket

Stowmarket do just enough to set up a home cup final


DOTTING DOWN: Emily-Jane Stearn. Picture: Shawn Pearce

Foxes hold out in thrilling finale

Andy Marshall hailed the never-say-die attitude of his Bury St Edmunds Foxes Ladies side after they overcame higher-league opponents to reach the last four of the RFU Intermediate Cup

NEW BOSS: Jon Curry returns to the Greene King IPA Haberden after several years with Northampton Saints Academy

New Bury coach aiming for best ever finish

Bury St Edmunds rugby club has said changing head coach mid-season is ‘not a big problem’ as Jon Curry is set to take over at the helm for this weekend’s away trip.

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