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England Women put Italy to the sword

England notched their second straight 10-try win in defence of their Women’s World Cup title by over-powering Pool A rivals Italy 56-13.

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Harlan Corrie is among the new arrivals at Fylde RFC

Fylde coach warns places are up for grabs

Fylde RFC head coach Warren Spragg has warned that no player can take his place for granted in the upcoming National League One season.

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Re-match on the cards?

Lions and All Blacks re-match is mooted

Warren Gatland has admitted he would relish a British and Irish Lions rematch with New Zealand at Twickenham in November.

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Farrell - vital late kick

Lions in drama-packed series draw

Owen Farrell kicked a penalty two minutes from time as the British and Irish Lions claimed a dramatic 15-15 draw against world champions New Zealand at Eden Park.

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Ralph Dowds

Fylde centre ruled out for most of season

Fylde RFC centre Ralph Dowds could miss the most of the 2017-18 season.

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Henry Anslow with Councillor Terry Rogers

Team spirit growing at Fleetwood Rugby Club

Fleetwood Under-15s’ boys celebrated the end of a successful rugby season which has seen the team grow in strength and create community ties on and off the field.

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British and Irish Lions' George North is tackled by Hurricanes' Mark Abbott

Lions let it slip

Hurricanes 31 British & Irish Lions 31

Rory Best refused to criticise referee Romain Poite after the British and Irish Lions were held to a 31-31 draw by the Hurricanes in Wellington.

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George North slides in for the Ljons' second try

Lions surrender lead in Tour setback

The British and Irish Lions compounded two days of acrimony by throwing away victory for a frustrating 31-31 draw with the Hurricanes in Wellington.

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British and Irish Lions' Jack Nowell in action against Chiefs

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

Fylde RFC
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.

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