Royal Navy Rugby League set for Petersfield Armed Forces Day

The Royal Navy will be in action as part of the Petersfield’s Armed Forces Day on Saturday.
TRIALS Liam Williams

Gosport marine engineer heads for national rugby tryouts

RUGBY Union player Liam Williams is one step closer to fulfilling his dream of playing internationally thanks to the support of colleagues at the Royal Navy Establishment.

Joel Knight

Hampshire denied in close Warwickshire contest

HAMPSHIRE had their dreams of a third successive Twickenham final appearance dashed by a 31-24 defeat by Warwickshire at Rugby Lions.

Ali Ramus. Picture Ian Hargreaves

Hampshire coach wary of Warwicks’ threat

HAMPSHIRE continue on the road to Twickenham against Somerset with a Bill Beaumont County Championship game at Taunton.


FULL GALLERY: Hampshire make solid start on the road to Twickenham

Hampshire made the perfect start in their bid for a third successive Twickenham appearance.

Havant RFC

Hampshire targeting another Twickenham appearance

Hampshire are targeting a third successive Twickenham final when they start their Bill Beaumont County Championship campaign against North Midlands at Gosport Park tomorrow (3pm).

Havant RFC
Vickii Cornborough, along with her Harlequins club-mates Abbie Scott and Joe Marchant, delivers kit to her former club Havant

Cornborough in surprise DHL delivery to Havant

Vickii Cornborough has spoken of her pride after making a surprise delivery to Havant Rugby Club.

Havant RFC
Vickii Cornborough in action for Harlequins Ladies against Wasps FC Ladies. Picture: Steve Bardens/Getty Images for Harlequins)

Cornborough relishing inaugural Premier 15s final

Vickii Cornborough is relishing the inaugural Premier 15s final and insisted: The clash will be decided by fine margins.

Portsmouth RFC
Jim Pearce

McRoberts named new Portsmouth head coach

IT IS all change at Portsmouth next season including the arrival of new senior coach Neil McRoberts.

Portsmouth RFC
Reuben Knight finds space to run in one of Havant's nine tries. Picture: Neil Marshall (180422-190)

Knight: We’ll be back

Havant missed out on a London one south play-off place on the final day of the season – for the second successive campaign.

Havant RFC
Barry Bridgman. Picture: Neil Marshall

Coach delivers parting shot to Gosport & Fareham

Gosport & Fareham ended their London two south west campaign with their heaviest defeat of the season.

Gosport Fareham RFC
Gosport head coach Barry Bridgman

Gosport improvement needed against champions

WITH their survival secured comfortably Gosport & Fareham are playing for pride as they end their London two south-west campaign at runaway champions Camberley.

Gosport Fareham RFC
Havant's Joe Davis

Havant progress lauded but promotion looks out of reach

WILL KNIGHT accepts Havant need a final-day miracle to make the London one south play-offs.

Havant RFC
Ian French with his daughter Ella, seven, and son Joe, 10. Picture: Duncan Shepherd (180339-003)

Portsmouth spoil Old Emanuel party with fitting French farewell

Portsmouth brought the curtain down on their London three south west campaign with a resounding 40-19 win against leaders Old Emanuel at Rugby Camp.

Portsmouth RFC
Harry King is tackled. Picture: Keith Woodland

Disappointing finale for progressive Fareham Heathens

Fareham Heathens ended their Hampshire one campaign with a bruising 40-10 defeat at Sandown & Shanklin.

Ben Brierley. Picture: Neil Marshall (171150-38)

Coach salutes professional Havant troops

Havant kept alive their faint chance of securing a London one south play-off place with a hard-fought 38-31 win at Chobham.

Havant RFC
Jess Breach at the Commonwealth Games Athletes' Village.

Breach helps put England on track of reaching semi-finals at Commonwealth Games

Jess Breach has helped put England on track of reaching the semi-finals of the women's rugby sevens at the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Ian French would love to go out on a high

Portsmouth’s French deserves to go out on a high

PORTSMOUTH prop forward Ian French wants to end his career on a winning note against Old Emanuel in London three south west at Rugby Camp tomorrow (3pm).

Portsmouth RFC
Barry Bridgman is happy his Gosport team can relax now

Bridgman pleased Gosport can relax and enjoy rugby

NOW Gosport & Fareham can relax as they face already relegated Winchester in London two south west tomorrow.

Portsmouth Valkyries. RFU Junior Cup winners 2018. Picture: Ben Calvert-Lee

Valkyries win praise after lifting trophy

BALI SALISBURY praised his Portsmouth Valkyries squad after they lifted the RFU Junior Cup with a 22-8 win against Sutton Coldfield at Henley.

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