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Saturday rugby: Spalding RFC break away duck with narrow Mansfield victory

Spalding RFC won their first away game of the Midlands Three East (North) season on Saturday as they edged out hosts Mansfield 12-10. The victory moves fifth-placed Town level on points with fourth-placed Buxton and they are now ten points off second spot. A full report will online at www.spaldingvoice.co.uk early next week and in Thursday’s Spalding Voice. RESULTS Midlands ...

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The fourth is with Spalding RFC after thrilling Kesteven derby success

Spalding RFC 36 Kesteven RFC 29 Spalding RFC moved back up to fourth in the Midlands Three East (North) table after beating rivals Kesteven in a thrilling derby clash on Saturday. The Memorial Field victory ensures that Town remain unbeaten at home in the league this season and keeps them in touch with third-placed Belper. Following selection problems the previous ...

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Rugby round-up: Spalding RFC up to fourth after winning Kesteven derby cracker

Spalding RFC moved up to fourth in the Midlands Three East (North) table after a battling 36-29 victory over Kesteven on Saturday. The win keeps Town’s impressive home form at the Memorial Field going and they are just seven points off third place. A full report will follow on Monday. RESULTS Midlands Three East (North): Sleaford 18 Mansfield 15; Ashfield ...

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More troubles on the road for Spalding RFC as Buxton win physical battle

Buxton RFC 31 Spalding RFC 12 Spalding RFC’s away woes continued in Midlands Three East (North) as they went down 31-12 at Buxton on Saturday. Town, who have yet to win on the road in the league this season, were unable to make a numerical advantage count in what was a stormy game in Derbyshire. Taking to the field in ...

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Spalding RFC slip down to fifth place after suffering beating at Buxton

Spalding RFC are still looking for their first win of 2019 after going down 31-12 at Buxton on Saturday. Town were fourth at the start of play, but the result sees Buxton leapfrog them in the Midlands Three East (North) standings. A full report will follow on Monday. RESULTS Kesteven 12 Sleaford 20; Bakewell Mannerians 15 Tupton 17; Belper 13 ...

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Spalding RFC go fourth after holding high-fliers Belper to a rare draw

Spalding RFC 10 Belper RFC 10 Spalding RFC showed no sign of rustiness in their first Midlands Three East fixture in more than a month as they held second-placed Belper to a 10-10 draw on Saturday. Fifth in the table at the start of play, Town’s last outing was the 22-7 success over Sleaford on December 1 – but they ...

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Spalding in month long wait for action

It’s an extended Christmas break for Spalding Rugby Club as for the second successive week they had their scheduled Midlands Three East (North) game cancelled. After the players and coaches made the long trip to north Nottinghamshire on Saturday, the clash at Ashfield Rugby Club in Kirkby in Ashfield was called off just 10 minutes before kick off with both ...

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Latest Spalding RFC school tournament is a big hit with the youngsters

Spalding RFC hosted its latest secondary school tournament at their new ground last week – with a host of talented youngsters in attendance. The first event in November saw year ten and 11 students from Spalding Academy, Thomas Cowley and Boston Grammar schools compete in a 7-aside format, with over 40 pupils attending. Last Tuesday, Spalding Academy, Thomas Cowley, Bourne ...

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Solid Sleaford success sees Spalding RFC climb up to fifth spot

Spalding RFC 22 Sleaford RFC 7 Spalding RFC secured a bonus-point victory over new-look rivals Sleaford on Saturday to climb back up to fifth place in Midlands Three East (North). Town were hot favourites for the Memorial Field clash after a walloping NLD Cup win over their Lincolnshire rivals back in October, but Sleaford did do the double over them ...

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Chance of elusive away victory missed as errors cost Spalding RFC dear

Rolls Royce RFC 51 Spalding RFC 29 Spalding RFC hit the self-destruct button on Saturday as they slipped to a 51-29 Midlands Three East (North) defeat at rivals Rolls Royce. Despite scoring five tries and playing some excellent rugby, Town failed to secure their first away win of the season – instead earning a solitary bonus point and dropping down ...

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Spalding RFC edged out by rivals Newark in classic NLD Cup clash

Spalding RFC 31 Newark RFC 33 Spalding RFC narrowly missed out on a place in the semi-finals of the NLD Cup after losing a thrilling clash with old foes Newark 31-33 on Saturday. The lead changed six times between the two rivals at the Memorial Field, with Town boasting a ten-point advantage at half-time. But Newark, who play a level ...

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Five-star Gav inspires Spalding RFC to an impressive comeback victory

Spalding RFC 49 Notts Moderns 19 Rampant Gav Sharman ran in five tries on Saturday as Spalding RFC blitzed Nottingham Moderns 49-19 to go third in the Midlands Three East (North) table. Town maintained their 100 per cent home record at the Memorial Field, making it four wins from as many games as they moved to within three points of ...

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Leaders outgun Spalding RFC as their away struggles continue

Nottingham Casuals 26 Spalding RFC 3 Spalding RFC are still waiting for their first away victory of the season after suffering a 26-3 defeat at Midlands Three East (North) leaders Nottingham Casuals on Saturday. Town, who have been flawless at home, have now lost all three of their fixtures on the road and slip to seventh place as a result. ...

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Spalding RFC’s 100 per cent home record continues as Mansfield are mauled

Spalding RFC’s flawless home form in Midlands Three East (North) continued with a 29-5 victory over old foes Mansfield on Saturday. The bonus-point victory at the Memorial Field was their third from as many home league games this season – and moves them up to fourth in the table. Traditionally, the visitors have always had a good set of forwards ...

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Spalding RFC’s home comforts continue with impressive Mansfield victory

Spalding RFC’s fine home form continued as they defeated old foes Mansfield 29-5 at the Memorial Field on Saturday. The victory, Town’s third from five games in Midlands Three East (North) this season, moves them up to fourth in the table. Report to follow on www.spaldingvoice.co.uk and in Thursday’s paper. RESULTS Midlands Three East (N): Ashfield 26 Kesteven 17; Bakewell Mannerians ...

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Derby delight for Spalding RFC as Sleaford are smashed in NLD Cup

Dominant Spalding RFC ran in nine tries as they thrashed rivals Sleaford 54-0 in the NLD Cup on Saturday. The all-Midlands Three East (North) clash at the Memorial Field was a very one-sided affair, with Town booking a home date with old foes Newark in the next round on November 10. Spalding’s home league performance had seen them demolish both ...

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Spalding RFC blow a big opportunity to break their away duck

Kesteven RFC 17 Spalding RFC 15 Spalding RFC wasted a big chance to register their first win of the Midlands Three East (North) season as hosts Kesteven scored a late try to edge Saturday’s derby 17-15. The scores were level at half time, but a disappointing second half display allowed the home team to steal a victory with a converted ...

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Narrow derby defeat at Kesteven sees Spalding RFC drop to sixth in table

Spalding RFC are still seeking their first away win of the Midlands Three East (North) season after losing 17-15 at Kesteven on Saturday. Town, who have a 100 per cent home record in the league, fall to sixth in the table after the derby defeat. Full report in Thursday’s Spalding Voice. RESULTS Midlands Three East (North): Belper 64 Bakewell Mannerians ...

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Sly delighted as bumper crowd see Elephants batter Buxton on President’s Day

Spalding RFC 58 Buxton RFC 17 Spalding RFC ensured that it was a President’s Weekend to remember at the Memorial Field with a crushing bonus-point victory over Buxton on Saturday. Town bounced back from the disappointment of losing in the RFU Cup the previous weekend to rack up their second maximum haul of the Midlands Three East (North) season – ...

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Big Buxton victory sends Spalding RFC third in the early standings

Spalding RFC moved up to third in the Midlands Three East (North) table with a big 58-17 victory over Buxton on Saturday. The victory keeps Town’s 100 per cent home record in the league intact. More to follow. RESULTS Midlands Three East (N): Ashfield 24 Belper 13; Nottingham Moderns 5 Nottingham Casuals 37; Rolls Royce 14 Mansfield 17; Sleaford 22 ...

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