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Valkyries hailed for ruthless streak

Portsmouth Valkyries continued their unbeaten run with a 55-0 demolition of Rosslyn Park Slingbacks on a bittlerly cold afternoon at Rugby Camp, writes Simon Newsham.

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Gosport & Fareham's Sean Shepherd. Picture: Ian Hargreaves (171571-1)

Bridgman: Plenty more to come after away relief

Gosport & Fareham survived a nail-biting finale to claim their first away win in more than two seasons.

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Havant captain Joel Knight. Picture: Neil Marshall (171150-11)

Havant skipper reflects on ugly win

Havant maintained their momentum in London one south with a 33-14 win against Chobham at Hooks Lane.

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Portsmouth's Will Brock scored the decisive try. Picture: Neil Marshall (171124-223)

Brock-solid Portsmouth stand firm

Portsmouth maintained their perfect home record with a hard-fought 17-14 win against Battersea Ironsides at Rugby Camp.

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Joe Davis. Picture: Keith Woodland

Selection headache is pleasing Havant coach

Will Knight revealed the competition for places at Havant has brought a smile to his face as they host Chobham in London one south tomorrow (2pm).

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Barry Bridgman gives orders of Gosport & Fareham. Picture: Neil Marshall

Bridgman: Gosport must not get over-confident

Barry Bridgman has warned Gosport & Fareham to not get carried away after their impressive victory against London Exiles in their last game.

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Portsmouth director of rugby Jim Pearce. Picture: Neil Marshall (171124-24)

Portsmouth wary of unknown quantity

Portsmouth put their unbeaten home record on the line when they host Battersea Ironsides in London three south west tomorrow (2pm).

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Gosport & Fareham under-11s

Rugby starlets won’t give up on Twickenham dream

Youngsters from Gosport & Fareham played their part in creating history when they participated in the London Irish-hosted Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup.

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Penione Tagituimua. Picture: Neil Marshall

Clinical Havant keep marching on

HAVANT showed they mean business again with a powerful 42-22 win at Thurrock in London one south.

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Portsmouth Valkyries beat Reading. Picture: Ian Hargreaves

Valkyries impressing with entertaining brand

PORTSMOUTH VALKYRIES surged to the top of the Women’s NC south-east west one table with a comprehensive 32-17 win over Reading Kites at Norway Road on Saturday.

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Portsmouth Valkyries take on Reading on Saturday. Picture: Simon Newsham

Valkyries bullish heading into Reading clash

Portsmouth Valkyries are relishing their NC south-east west one clash against second-placed Reading Ladies at Rugby Camp tomorrow (1.30pm).

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Tristan Trehan will return for Havant at Thurrock

Havant ready for test at in-form Thurrock

Havant travel to Thurrock gunning for a bonus-point victory that would consolidate their top-three place in London one south tomorrow.

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Jerome Trail on the charge against Gravesend. Picture by Chris Moorhouse

Right approach was the key as Havant beat Gravesend

HAVANT showed exactly the right intensity as they recorded a 42-10 London one south win against Gravesend at Hooks Lane.

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Wayne Dugan

Bridgman: This win had been on cards for Gosport

STRONG defensive play helped Gosport & Fareham end their run of defeats with a crushing 40-10 win at home to London Exiles.

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Luke Barfoot will make his 100th league appearance. Picture: Neil Marshall

Havant hope normal service will resume at home

WILL KNIGHT has challenged Havant to start another long unbeaten home run as they welcome Gravesend to Hooks Lane in London one south (2.30pm).

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Jackson Clark

Ford confident smiles can help Portsmouth get motoring

FORWARDS coach Jason Ford is confident Portsmouth can go to second-placed Old Cranleighans and cause an upset in London three south west.

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Dave Wheaton and the Fareham Heathens. Picture: Neil Marshall (171152-317)

Double trouble for heroic Heathens

Fareham Heathens will have their resources stretched to the limit as they host a cup double header.

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Anthony Fooks crashes through the Weybridge Vandals

Player power key as Portsmouth step up a level

A CASE of player power helped Portsmouth get back to winning ways with a 41-15 London three south west win against Weybridge Vandals at Rugby Camp.

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Joel Knight. Picture: Neil Marshall

Havant back in the mix after earning good win at Cobham

HAVANT got back to winning ways in London one south with a 29-14 success at Cobham.

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Rory Penfold scored a try for Gosport & Fareham

Gosport ‘could and should’ have ended away misery

BARRY BRIDGMAN felt it was an opportunity lost for Gosport & Fareham to end their two season wait for an away win.

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