Rugby Partnership With Nottingham Hospitals Charity

Nottingham Hospitals Charity has had some major weight thrown behind their ‘Big Appeal’ campaign (initially launched in 2016, re-launched September 2023), in the shape of local Championship rugby club, Nottingham RFU. The players and staff over at Lady Bay helped announce the partnership at the start of this month, the new, corporate partnership having been…

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Friday Night’s Alright For Archers

But a handful of games across the county survived the inclement weather conditions in the rugby this past weekend, Championship high-fliers, Nottingham, jumping up to second, for 24 hours at least, with another, twelve point come-from-behind success. Hosting divisional newcomers, Cambridge, under Lady Bay’s ‘Friday Night Lights,’ Craig Hammond’s side found themselves twelve down inside…

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World In Union

Twenty years have pretty much elapsed since a very last-gasp drop goal gave England victory, 20-17, in the Rugby World Cup final, breaking the hearts of host nation, Australia. Former fly-half Jonny Wilkinson was the hero that day, and that game, alongside numerous others, are featured in a new book by Nottingham-based sports author, James…

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Newark President Barker ‘Looking Forward’ To New Season

The league season may not be kicking off until 2 September, but, with comings-and-goings already occurring, pre-season friendlies pretty much now lined up, and the league constitution now in place, rugby’s Regional 2 North Midlands division will see the presence of four, Nottinghamshire clubs. Newark, who finished sixth last time around, themselves joined in the…

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