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Lions’ dirt-trackers clean up

Chiefs 6 British & Irish Lions 34

Rory Best insisted the British and Irish Lions drew the reaction demanded from their midweek team after the Chiefs were routed at Waikato Stadium.

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Henry Hadfield

Fylde sign outside back Hadfield

Fylde RFC have signed Cumbrian winger or centre Henry Hadfield.

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Bingham - joining Sale FC

Fylde pair to exit the Woodlands

Fylde RFC duo Anthony Bingham and Matt Lamprey are leaving the Woodlands club.

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Warburton plunges over for the Lions third try

Vanquished Lions left to lick their wounds

The British and Irish Lions scored three tries, but still suffered a narrow 23-22 defeat at the hands of the Highlanders in Dunedin, New Zealand today

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Corrie (right) in try-scoring action

Fylde continue summer signings plan

Fylde rugby club have made their sixth signing of a busy close season with the capture of Cumbrian forward Harlan Corrie, who has joined from Penrith,

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Fylde's England Counties trio - Tom Carleton, Nick Ashcroft, Connor Wilkinson

Fylde trio help England Counties to big win

Fylde’s Tom Carleton crossed for a hat-trick as England Counties’ under-20 team won their Test against Holland A in Watergaareden by a convincing 58-8 margin.

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Owen Farrell celebrates with fans after the match

Lions hit back with morale-boosting win

The British and Irish Lions ignited their tour of New Zealand by ruthlessly ruining the Crusaders' perfect season with a potentially-priceless 12-3 victory.

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Millfield rugby players

Millfield’s marvellous rugby season

Millfield High School can reflect on an outstanding rugby season.

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Fylde sign top prop Irving

Fylde sign top prop Irving

Fylde RFC have signed prop forward Mark Irving from Petrarca Rugby (Padua), who compete in the top tier of the Italian rugby union.

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British and Irish Lions captain Ken Owens is tackled by Blues' Sonny Bill Williams (left) and Blake Gibson

Lack of discipline cost Lions dear says Owens

Auckland Blues 22 British & Irish Lions 16

Captain Ken Owens was left to lament a high error-count after the British and Irish Lions crashed to defeat against the Blues in Auckland.

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British and Irish Lions' Owen Farrell leaves the field at the end of the game during the tour match at the Toll Stadium, Whangarei

Sexton is defended by Gatland

Warren Gatland has insisted it would be “unfair” to write off Johnny Sexton’s challenge for a British and Irish Lions Test shirt after a wretched night in Whangarei.

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Trippier - on the move

Fylde forward joins neighbours Preston

Fylde RFC forward Ollie Trippier has joined neighbours Preston Grasshoppers, ending an association with the Woodlands club since he was a young boy.

Greg Nicholls is a former full-time pro

Fylde name their new leaders

Experienced scrum-half Greg Nicholls will skipper Fylde RFC in the 2017-18 campaign.

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Bingham - scored a superb opening try for Lancashire

Red Rose rugby blooms at Twickenham and at Richmond

Lancashire are county champions for the 24th time in their history after a magnificent second half fightback against Cornwall at Twickenham as they prevailed 19-8.

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Millfield on the attack at Fleetwood

Fleetwood rugby’s touch of class

Fleetwood Rugby Club welcomed nearly 100 local schoolgirls to an inaugural touch rugby competition at Melbourne Avenue.

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Fylde hooker Tom Burtonwood

Fylde’s Burtonwood earns county call-up

Fylde RFC hooker Tom Burtonwood steps into the breach to claim a place in Lancashire’s starting line-up for Sunday’s County Championship noon showdown with Cornwall at Twickenham.

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Fylde RFC fixtures for 2017-18 revealed

Fylde face two newcomers to National One in the early weeks of the 2017-18 campaign.

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Olli Parkinson

Fylde boost pack power with two signings

Fylde RFC have continued to boost their squad for the 2017-18 season by announcing two new signings, forwards Olli Parkinson and Adam McCarthy.

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Bingham (right) claimed two tries

Lancashire clinch Twickenham final place

Lancashire are back at Twickenham on Sunday, May 28 to face old adversaries Cornwall in the final of rugby union's county championship - but it was a mighty close call.
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Grimes - in action for Northumberland against Lancashire at Fylde this month

Fylde sign utility back Grimes

Fylde RFC have made their first signing of the close season, Blaydon utility back Tom Grimes, a Northumberland county player

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