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Stone RUFC 24 – Newport 5

Stone rugby club saw off Newport 24-5 last weekend and continue to be the team to beat this season. New to the Merit League, Newport travelled to Stone hoping to make their mark. However, things did not start well for the visitors. Within five minutes of the kick-off they lost a man with a suspected broken leg and soon after ...

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Old Boys crash out of the Staffs FA Vase

In a high tempo game at Yarnfield on 9th November, Stone Old Alleynians’ progress in the Staffs FA Vase was halted by high-flying Ball Haye Green in the second round. With the early stages even, the hosts came the closest to scoring with good interplay between Sam Wilson, Danny Heard and Nick Buckley, with the latter firing just wide. After ...

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Stafford and Stone Canoe Club turns 40!

Family, friends and members of Stafford and Stone Canoe Club were taken on an emotional journey back through time on Friday 8th November when the club celebrated its 40th anniversary. Founder members Jon and Pauline Goodwin, and Ken Langford, set up the club – which is based at Westbridge Park in Stone – in 1973. Forty years later, it’s one ...

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Old Boys keep it local to sink Wem Town

Stone Old Alleynians continued their recent good run of form with a well-earned victory over high-flying Wem Town last weekend as they returned to West Midland League first division action. They achieved this victory with a squad made up of all local lads and the starting XI included 10 actual Old Alleynians (former pupils of Alleyne’s High School – now ...

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Old Boys hold on for FA Vase victory

Stone Old Alleynians managed to hold out in a tense finish against West Midland League rivals Wyrley to make it through to the second round of the Staffs FA Vase for the first time years. The game – on Saturday 12th October at Wellbeing Park in Yarnfield – started with both sides stroking the ball around and not making any ...

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Old Boys rue host of missed chances

A string of missed chances saw Stone Old Alleynians slip to defeat at the hands of Hanwood at Wellbeing Park on 28th September. After Hanwood had started the brightest, it was the Old Boys who had the first chance with Adam Tomkinson clearing the crossbar. A few minutes later 16-year-old Matt Thomas was sent clear but he rushed his shot ...

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Below-par Old Boys defeated at Gornal

A weakened Old Alleynians team put in a below-par performance in Dudley against Gornal Athletic on 21st September and fell to their second successive defeat. The Old Alleynians started off on the offensive for the first 15 minutes but failed to capitalise on their superiority. The closest they came to scoring was a good run and cross by Sam Hodgkinson ...

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A 3,000-mile journey to Russia – by bike!

A cyclist from Stone pedalled all the way to Kaliningrad in Russia – an epic journey of over 3,000 miles in just six weeks taking in 10 countries. Gordon Taylor, aged 56, rode 3,070 miles to be exact, cycling from Stone to Harwich and then through Denmark, Sweden, Poland, Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Lithuania and Russia. And most ...

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Slow start sinks Stone Old Alleynians

In a fast and furious game at Yarnfield’s Wellbeing Park on 14th September, Stone Old Alleynians (not for the first time this season) were slow out of the blocks against Ledbury and found the half-time deficit too much to claw back. Ledbury had both the height and strength advantage over the Old Boys and with a very effective offside trap ...

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