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Stone Rugby Players Help Regain Midlands Title

Stone rugby starlets played a key role in their school team’s quest to regain a Midlands title they relinquished last season. Stafford Preparatory School’s tag team at the Independent Schools’ Association (ISA) under-11 regional championships in Warwickshire, their solid defending provided a springboard to success for . Stone player Addison Perry (11), Samuel Edwards (10), fromAston-by-Stone, and Salt Heath’s Poppy Dixon ...

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Match Report: Leek vs. Stone RUFC

Match Report Leek 10 – Stone RUFC 33 A second half hat trick from Chris Hinchcliffe saw Stone RUFC take an impressive 10-33 victory away on the road at Leek. The game started with Stone taking full advantage of an electric back line as they were able to take advantage of gaps in the middle of the park and attack ...

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Determined performance not enough for Stone RUFC

Stone RUFC were handed their first loss of the season with a 34-12 loss at local neighbours Stoke. The scoreline flatters Stoke 3XV however, who were able to call in a number of 2XV players after their trip to Sutton Coldfield was cancelled. From the offset Stoke’s gameplan focused around dominance at the set piece and quickly set about using ...

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Stone RUFC win season opener against Walsall

Match report: Stone RUFC v Walsall Stone celebrated a victory in their first game of the 2016/17 league with a 38-22 victory over Walsall, capped by an excellent hat trick by centre Chris Hinchcliffe. After a prolonged delay to the start of the season the first competitive game of the season saw five players make their competitive debuts for the ...

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Stone Rugby Club launch Youth Rugby section

Stone Rugby Club have announced that they will be establishing a youth ‘tag rugby’ section for the upcoming rugby season. The section, initially open to those born between 1st September 2008 and 31st August 2010, has been opened due to repeated demand from local parents.     The club’s launch comes at a time where Rugby Union is reporting an ...

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Patrick impresses in county rugby debut

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Rugby forward Patrick Lavelle made an impact on his county debut for Staffordshire under-17s in their curtain raiser against Leicestershire. The 16-year-old from Stone was one of two Stafford Grammar School (SGS) players to earn selection and despite suffering an 18-10 loss the county team manager, Nick Dermott, praised their efforts. “Patrick is very strong and the Leicester players will ...

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Stone Rugby Club snatch victory with amazing comeback

Newly-promoted Stone Rugby Club began life in the Staffordshire 2nd Team League with a remarkable comeback win over Willenhall 2nds last weekend. Stone went into the game cautiously optimistic after a positive pre-season but were immediately put on the back foot. Poor tackling and sloppy handling saw them almost played off the park for the first 40 minutes, shipping four tries with ...

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Cup final heartache for Stone Rugby Club

Stone Rugby Club’s winning season ended in cup final heartbreak last Sunday as they were beaten by a strong Essington XV in the Rubery Owen Cup Final. Having secured a place in their first ever cup final Stone started the day cautiously but optimistic of causing something of an upset. Kicking off into a strong breeze Stone were immediately forced ...

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