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Ex-All Blacks to compete in maiden Spinnaker 7s tournament

Organisers of the maiden Spinnaker 7s tournament are expecting the event to be a thrilling spectacle.

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Owen Farrell kicks the winning penalty during the second test of the 2017 British and Irish Lions tour at Westpac Stadium, Wellington. Picture: PA Images

Lions face ‘Black Lash’ but can still seal series win

Ex-British Lion Derek White, who is now living in Horndean, is predicting a brutal third Test decider between the All Blacks and the British Lions.

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Jonny Sexton in action for the Lions in the second test

Former Lion: Silly Sonny has given us hope

Horndean’s former British & Irish Lions forward Derek White is relishing the third test decider at Eden Park next weekend after the tourists squared the series with a 24-21 win over the All Blacks in Wellington.

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Maro Itoje leaves the field after the first test against the All Blacks

Former Lion not convinced by Gatland’s changes

Former British & Irish Lions forward Derek White, who now lives in Horndean, previews the second test...

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Liam Williams sets off from his own 22 to lay on Sean O'Brien's try during the first test of the 2017 British & Irish Lions tour at Eden Park, Auckland

Former Lions forward insists it’s time to get physical

Ex-British & Irish Lions forward Derek White admits the tourists have a mountain to climb after losing the opening test against the All Blacks 30-15 at Eden Park.

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British and Irish Lions' Elliot Daly, left, is tackled by Chiefs' Solomon Alaimalo during the tour match at the FMG Stadium, Hamilton

Lions to shock fortress Eden Park with win

With the Lions about to face New Zealand in the opening test at Eden Park tomorrow, one person who knows what it is like to beat the All Blacks is Horndean-based Derek White.

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areham Heathens commercial manager Dave Tyson, left, clubhouse bar manager John Cole, middle, and Bernie Rhodes, director of rugby, right, in the clubhouse which is undergoing a revamp.

Heathens looking for help with clubhouse

A RUGBY club is calling on the community’s help in revamping its dilapidated clubhouse.

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Warrior Camp provides a boost for Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH’s women’s team, the Valkyries, are hoping their recent Warrior Camp will help with recruitment.

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WATCH: The British Lions in numbers

Let battle commence!

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Freddie Gleadowe had a hand in Hampshire's try. Picture: Keith Woodland

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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