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Hampshire pride in Twickenham defeat

A brave performance could not prevent Hampshire from a 39-7 defeat against Leicestershire in the final of the Bill Beaumont County Championship tier two final at Twickenham.

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Dan Sargent scores for Hampshire against Warwickshire. Picture: Keith Woodland (17064-492)

Hampshire heroes seal return to Twickers

Hampshire are heading for a second successive Twickenham final after beating Warwickshire 39-10 in the RFU County Championship at Hooks Lane in Havant.

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Wayne Dugan lands a clean try for Hampshire against Somerset. Photography by Habibur Rahman.

Chandler: Twickenham at the back of Hampshire’s mind

HAMPSHIRE are looking to cover themselves in more glory when they meet Warwickshire in the RFU County Championship at Hooks Lane, in Havant, tomorrow (3pm).

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Ian Chandler. Picture: Mic Young

Hampshire coach wary of quality of opposition

IAN CHANDLER rates Club Hampshire’s RFU County Championship encounter against Somerset at Gosport Park tomorrow (3pm) as their toughest assignment in the group stage.

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Injured: Joel Knight

Hampshire ready for step-up in county class

Ian Chandler accepts Club Hampshire face a massive challenge as they step up to tier two in the RFU County Championship.

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Darren Bamford's hat-trick wasn't enough for Havant against Sidcup. Picture: Kieth Woodland

Havant coach positive despite play-off misery

HAVANT fell at the final hurdle in their bid to claim the London one south division play-off place, losing 43-30 at leaders Sidcup.

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Assistant Coach Jim Pearce

Pearce bags new role in Portsmouth shift around

PORTSMOUTH have announced a number of changes for next season.

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Joel Knight has a bad injury. Picture: Keith Woodland

Joel’s serious foot injury is big blow as Havant chase play-off spot

HAVANT’s hopes of securing the London one south play-off place have been hit by injury ahead of their final day of the season visit to Sidcup (3pm).

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Joel Knight. Picture: Habibur Rahman

Havant edge thriller to retain Hampshire Cup

Havant edged out Winchester 37-36 to prove the Hampshire Cup is alive and kicking.

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Darren Bamford at full tilt. Picture: Keith Woodland (170435-0393)

Knight’s men take play-off race to the wire

Havant reigned supreme once again at Hooks Lane to finish their London one south campaign with an unbeaten home record.

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Jim Pearce and Ben Dudley. Picture: Neil Marshall

Portsmouth to regroup after relegation heartbreak

Portsmouth endured a nightmare final day of the season that saw them relegated from London two south west.

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Ian French made his 300th Portsmouth appearance. Picture: Neil Marshall (170106-02)

Portsmouth fire up survival bid

Portsmouth handed themselves a London two south west lifeline by beating Old Reigatian 38-26 at Rugby Camp on Saturday.

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Havant head coach Will Knight. Picture: Mick Young

Havant admit it’s advantage Tunbridge in play-off bid

Will Knight admitted Havant’s 33-31 defeat at Cobham handed the initiative back to Tunbridge Wells in the race for the London one south play-off spot.

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Portsmouth Rugby Club assiant coach Jim Pearce

Pearce: Home advantage key to Portsmouth survival bid

PORTSMOUTH head into their final London Two south west home game against Old Reigatian tomorrow (3pm) with their fate hanging in the balance.

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Havant director of rugby Rob Matthews. Picture: Malcolm Wells

Matthews: Havant players must remain focused on play-off spot

HAVANT are looking to keep a firm grip on the play-offs when they travel to Cobham in London One south tomorrow (3pm).

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Seb Chambersreturns for Locks Heath Pumas. Pictures: Ian Hargreaves

Heathen and Wight to pay respects to late Mike Blow

FAREHAM HEATHENS welcome Isle of Wight RFC to Cams Alders tomorrow in Hampshire One (3pm).

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Tom Blackburn helps Havant to put the pressure on CS Rugby 1663 at Hooks Lane Picture: Keith Woodland

Havant get the job done in thriller

HAVANT maintained their unbeaten home record in London one south with 31-30 win over CS Rugby 1663 at Hooks Lane.

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Rory Penfold scored two tries for Gosport and Fareham . Picture: Keith Woodland.

Penfold and Roberts help to deliver nice bonus for Gosport

GOSPORT & FAREHAM recorded a rare bonus-point win by beating fellow London one south strugglers Dover. 33-18 at Gosport Park.

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Rory Penfold scored two tries for Gosport and Fareham. Picture: Keith Woodland.

Pressure on in battle to get clear of drop threat

PORTSMOUTH slipped deeper into London two south west relegation bother with a 31-5 defeat at KCS Old Boys.

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Havant coach Will Knight. Picture: Mick Young

Havant to approach final games as cup finals

WILL KNIGHT reckons Havant will need to be at their best to see off the challenge of CS Rugby 1863 as the two sides lock horns in London One at Hooks Lane.

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