Amor is feeling the Commonwealth Games pride in defeat

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3:42pm Thursday 31st July 2014

England’s rugby sevens head coach Simon Amor came away from the Commonwealth Games with the consolation Plate prize, but he wanted gold.

Sutton & Epsom coach: Until we meet again, Mr Renwick

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8:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

Sutton & Epsom RFC coach Jeff Parsons admitted he is looking forward to facing his old mate Shawn Renwick when the pair clash this season.

Big names and big sunshine for the Legends Rugby Festival

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7:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

There were great names show at Wimbledon RFC on Saturday as the Legends Rugby Festival came to town.

Harlequins legend takes the reins at Wimbledon RFC

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9:16am Monday 14th July 2014

Harlequins' Nick Easter has taken over as head coach at Wimbledon RFC.

UK's first underwater rugby team from Putney makes international debut

Your Local Guardian: The team

11:53am Wednesday 4th June 2014

The UK’s first underwater rugby club made its international debut at a tournament in Italy.

Warlingham RFC prepare for "Seventh Heaven" day of rugby and netball action

Your Local Guardian: Excited: Warlingham sevens skipper Jon Osborne

8:00am Thursday 29th May 2014

More than 200 rugby players and nearly 100 ladies netball players are descending on Warlingham RFC on Saturday for its annual "Sevens Heaven" tournament.

Corbisiero delighted with Euro win after a season of frustration

Your Local Guardian: Winner: Former Hall School Wimbledon pupil Alex Corbisiero won the Amlin Challenge Cup with Northampton Saints on Friday

8:48am Tuesday 27th May 2014

Former Hall School Wimbledon pupil Alex Corbisiero says he is delighted to be a European winner with Northampton Saints.

Warl lads fly the flag on the continent

Your Local Guardian: Flying the fly: Warlingham RFC's U13 and U14s took part in the Biarritz Olympique rugby tournament last weekend

4:10pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

Warlingham RFC’s head coach David Berry praised his junior stars of the future after a weekend of action on the continent.

Nothing Moody about these Cows after Rosslyn Park floodlit 7s triumph

Your Local Guardian: Tough night: Elicia Davis of Rosslyn Park attacks the Moody Cows, with Danielle Williams in support

1:00pm Friday 16th May 2014

The Moody Cows were far from moody after they won the inaugural Women's London Floodlit 7s at Rosslyn Park last night [Thursday].

Medical student holds his nerve as Twickenham end season in thrilling fashion - Operation promotion

Your Local Guardian: Celebrate: Sam Knight celebrates a Twickenham first half try

10:53am Friday 9th May 2014

The medical student who kicked Twickenham to promotion has admitted his heroics came more as a relief than anything else.

Kingston's future hangs on a RFU committee hearing

Your Local Guardian: Trying times: Kingston’s Matt Bolster tests the Old Tiffinians

9:40am Friday 9th May 2014

Kingston RFC’s Surrey Division One future hangs in the hands of an RFU committee hearing.

Twickenham thinking positive over promotion

Your Local Guardian: High hopes: Twickenham’s secretary of senior rugby Andy Rees

8:00am Friday 2nd May 2014

Twickenham’s secretary of senior rugby Andy Rees does not know a lot about his side’s opponents this weekend, but what he does know is only a good sign.

London Cornish's season to remember on all fronts

Your Local Guardian: Memorable: Scrum half Sam Williams communicates with his pack in a season that will live long in the memory of everyone associated with London Cornish          Picture: Ben Gilby

7:00am Tuesday 29th April 2014

London Cornish RFC’s 51st season will live long in the memory as all four of the club’s sides have just enjoyed the best league placings in their history.

Positives in the face of defeat for Ironsides skipper O'Keeffe

Your Local Guardian: On the charge: Paddy Flynn tries to get past the Longlevens defence on a day of disappointment for Ironsides

11:24am Thursday 24th April 2014

They may have let Twickenham slip through their fingers, but Battersea Ironsides skipper Colin O’Keeffe can see the positives.

Bully’s positive outlook for Wimbledon RFC

Your Local Guardian: Frustration: James Ogilvy-Bull has endure an up and down season

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Wimbledon RFC coach James Ogilvy-Bull is taking the positives from a season of ultimate frustration.

Sutton & Epsom coach left frustrated by a season of injury woe

Your Local Guardian: Man with the boot: Sam Hurley                All pictures: Dave Jackson

5:05pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Sutton & Epsom RFC’s head coach Jeff Parsons has felt the frustration of a difficult return to London Division One South.

Battersea Ironsides need you to raise the roof

Your Local Guardian: None shall pass: Colin O’Keeffe will lead his Battersea Ironsides out on Saturday hoping they can overcome the final hurdle and reach the national final of the RFU Junior Vase at Twickenham

4:32pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Battersea Ironsides skipper Colin O’Keeffe is calling on all rugby fans in the area to descend on Garratt Green this weekend and cheer the side onto Twickenham.

Sutton & Epsom end home campaign on a winning note

Your Local Guardian: In your face: Shawn Renwick throws the ball up to celebrate his try against Hove     All pictures: Dave Jackson

8:47am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Sutton & Epsom brought their London Division One South home fixtures to a conclusion with a workmanlike 34-17 victory over Hove last Saturday.

Twickenham fail to clinch league title in thriller at Parkfields

Your Local Guardian: Decisive score: Old PRiorians celebrate their fourth try that clinched Saturday's encounter and secured a crucial bonus point to boot

1:00pm Monday 7th April 2014

Twickenham suffered at the hands of bogey team Old Priorians for the fourth time in their past four encounters to concede the advantage in the London Division Two North West title race on Saturday.

Old Walcountians' relegation fight will go to the wire

Your Local Guardian: Bang: Centre Freddy South breaks through to open the scoring for Walcountians                 All pictures: Alun Stockton

12:19pm Monday 7th April 2014

Old Walcountians gained valuable points in their struggle to avoid relegation from Surrey One when they defeated fellow strugglers Old Freemen’s 27-12 at Clock House on Saturday.

Twickenham title rests on beating bogey team

Your Local Guardian: Leading from the front: Twickenham skipper Richard Moses 	SP81888

11:27am Friday 4th April 2014

Senior secretary of rugby Andy Rees is hoping Twickenham finally beat their bogey team when they meet in the London Division Two North West title decider on Saturday.

College will emerge stronger after rugby sevens defeat

Your Local Guardian: Enjoy it: Epsom College’s U17s girls team

11:00am Friday 4th April 2014

Captain Ben Woollams could not lead Epsom College to success at this year’s Rosslyn Park HSBC National Schools Sevens, but he insists they will emerge stronger for the experience.

John Fisher School will have their revenge at Twickenham

Your Local Guardian: Runners up: Purley-based John Fisher School missed out in the Rosslyn Park HSBC National School Sevens open final

8:00am Friday 4th April 2014

They may have lost in the open final of the Rosslyn Park HSBC National School Sevens, but John Fisher School pupil Seaghan Davet is already eyeing his revenge at Twickenham in just over a month’s time.

King’s College exceed skipper’s expectations in his final playing days

Your Local Guardian: Not this time: King’s College skipper Will van Klaveren

7:00am Friday 4th April 2014

It was a case of so near yet so far for King’s College School at the Rosslyn Park HSBC National Schools Sevens – but captain Will van Klaveren admitted they still exceeded all expectations.

Graveney School come up short at Twickenham, but coach sees a bright future

Your Local Guardian: At the home of rugby: Graveney School in action at Twickenham

7:00am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Graveney School’s rugby stars sat in the same Twickenham dressing room as England’s national heroes on Saturday, but it could not inspire them to glory in the U15 NatWest Schools Vase final.

Tiffs champions as Kingston rally

Your Local Guardian: Local rivalry: Old Tiffs clash with Kingston last year

10:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Old Tiffinians secured a spot in the RFU’s London leagues with a 37-24 win over Old Whitgiftians on Saturday.

Job done, but Parsons feels the frustration at Sutton & Epsom

Your Local Guardian: Frustration: Sutton & Epsom coach Jeff Parsons                          SP79012

6:00am Thursday 27th March 2014

Sutton & Epsom head coach Jeff Parsons has overseen mission accomplished this season, but he remains a frustrated man.

Graveney School prepare to grace the hallow turf of Twickenham

Your Local Guardian: Winners: Graveney School’s U15 rugby team celebrate reaching the final of the NatWest Schools Vase

7:00am Wednesday 26th March 2014

Graveney School are one match away from glory after reaching the final of this year’s U15 NatWest Schools Vase.

Wimbledon defeat to Sidcup comes in three stages

Your Local Guardian: Five-point man: Gary Crowe got on the scoresheet against Sidcup

10:06am Monday 24th March 2014

Wimbledon's 36-29 defeat by Sidcup in London Division One South was not so much a game of two halves as one of three parts.

Wimbledon coach Ogilvy-Bull prepares to return to action after a much-needed hiatus

Your Local Guardian: Back into the action: James Ogilvy-Bull of Wimbledon RFC

Wimbledon RFC head coach James Ogilvy-Bull admitted that last weekend’s break from rugby was well timed following the injury to Jack Fishwick.

Battersea Ironsides rule London, and now for Twickenham

Your Local Guardian: You beauty: Battersea Ironsides celebrate victory in the London final of the RFU Junior Vase.... now for a shot at Twickenham                 All pictures: SP83603

4:28pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

Battersea Ironsides skipper Colin O’Keeffe may have started the Surrey Division One season with only the league in mind, but now he is thinking of lifting silverware at Twickenham.

Nutt: Rugby trailblazers can inspire Old Tiffs footballers

Your Local Guardian: Going places: The Old Tiffinians third XI

10:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

Old Tiffinians chairman Greg Nutt is hoping the club’s football section can follow in the footsteps of their rugby counterparts after landing FA Charter Standard status.

Old boys look to end amazing season in style

Your Local Guardian: We’re going up: KCS Old Boys skipper Patrick Smith, front row centre in blue, is determined to round off the season in style

9:34am Friday 14th March 2014

KCS Old Boys captain Patrick Smith may think his side’s chances of winning the London Division Three South West title are slim, but that will not stop them signing off a promotion-winning campaign in style.

Battersea Ironsides prepare for a Junior Vase battle when Seaford come to visit

Your Local Guardian: Squeaker: Last time out in the Junior Vase, Battersea Ironsides edged past Newmarket 10-7

10:00am Wednesday 12th March 2014

Battersea Ironsides skipper Colin O’Keefe is expecting a ferocious battle as his side attempt to get one step closer to a final date at Twickenham.

Wimbledon are too strong for Haywards Heath on a day of mixed emotions

Your Local Guardian: Moving on: Joey Nanai has played his last game for Wimbledon RFC before returning to New Zealand                          Picture: warwickpics.com

4:00pm Monday 10th March 2014

While the 94-0 drubbing of Haywards Heath was just the result Wimbledon wanted for prop Joey Nanai’s final game for the club before his return to New Zealand, the occasion was marred by an injury to lock Jack Fishwick.

Old Walcountians slip back into the relegation mire

Your Local Guardian: Hard day: Old Walcountians forward Kieran Clarke struggles to find a way through a strong Tonbridgians defence                      All pictures: Alun Stockton

12:00pm Monday 10th March 2014

Old Walcountians slid back into the Surrey One relegation zone after they were comprehensively beaten 34-7 by a slick Tonbridgians XV on Saturday.

Wimbledon RFC's Fishwick battles the odds after serious neck injury

Your Local Guardian: Air ambulance: Jack Fishwick was air lifted to hospital after being injured in Wimbledon's match at Haywards Heath

12:09pm Monday 10th March 2014

Wimbledon RFC's second row Jack Fishwick is critcially ill in hospital after breaking his neck in the side's London Division One South game at Haywards Heath on Saturday.

Whyteleafe extend their lead at the top of the table

Your Local Guardian: Double salvo: Jason Thompson bagged two goals in Whyteleafe's 3-1 win at Phoenix Sports

10:14am Monday 10th March 2014

Whyteleafe extended their lead at the top of the Southern Counties East League to five points on Saturday thanks to a 3-1 win at Phoenix Sports.

Sutton & Epsom see off Beckenham, and planning for another season in London Division One South can begin

Your Local Guardian: Immense: Felix Symonds enjoyed his afternoon in Beckenham bagging an assist and a try in the 33-14 win

10:10am Wednesday 5th March 2014

Sutton & Epsom achieved their fourth away win of the season on Saturday with a 33-14 victory over Beckenham at Elmers End, scoring five tries to the opponent's two.

Rusty Warlingham are left looking relegation square in the face

Your Local Guardian: No fitness: Ben Stobart praised the Warl lads for "playing their hearts out"

4:00pm Monday 3rd March 2014

Warlingham took to the pitch for the first time in five weeks and their rustiness and lack of match fitness showed in this vital league game at Aylesford.

Wimbledon get their revenge on Dover

Your Local Guardian: Opener: Peter Scott got Wimbledon up and running against Dover

2:15pm Monday 3rd March 2014

Wimbledon avenged defeat in Kent in November, running out 38-23 winners over Dover on Saturday to climb to fifth in London Division One South.

Old Walcountians put Kingston to the sword to climb out of the relegation mire

Your Local Guardian: Fight back: Callum Stone races through to score a dramatic try just before half-time    Pictures: Alun Stockton

10:50am Monday 3rd March 2014

Old Walcountians surged out of the relegation places after a ruthless 32-10 demolition of bottom side Kingston at Clock House.

Teddington's Farrell takes the positives out of defeat

Your Local Guardian: Improvement: Fergus Farrell takes the narrow defeat to Old Alleynians as a sign of progress, if not impending safety

12:00pm Friday 28th February 2014

Teddington’s club captain Fergus Farrell reckons his side’s 21-19 defeat at home to Old Alleynians shows huge progression since the start of the season.

Wimbledon's Bull calls time on going up

Your Local Guardian: Try: Joe Nanai goes over for Wimbledon             Pictures: warwickpics.com

10:00am Friday 28th February 2014

Wimbledon RFC’s coach James Ogilvy-Bull was left cursing the changing league schedule after a shock 27-13 defeat to Hove effectively ended any hope of promotion.

Sutton & Epsom prove too strong for Haywards Heath

Your Local Guardian: Here: James Caddy offloads to Shawn Renwick for his second try of the afternoon                      All pictures: Dave Jackson

1:41pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

Sutton & Epsom overpowered London Division One South strugglers Haywards Heath in a 64-7 rout at Rugby Lane.

Parsons slams "ridiculous" ref decisions as Sutton & Epsom lose again

Your Local Guardian: Fuming: Jeff Parsons was not a happy coach after Sutton & Epsom's defeat to Cobham               SP79577

10:37am Thursday 20th February 2014

Sutton & Epsom head coach Jeff Parsons could not hide his disgust at a refereeing performance he described as “ridiculous”.

Sutton & Epsom left down-hearted by Cobham defeat

Your Local Guardian: Highlight: Andy Nicholls goes over for Sutton & Epsom's only try of the day              All pictures: Dave Jackson

2:49pm Tuesday 18th February 2014

Sutton & Epsom’s director of rugby, Rowland Cheall, and his coaching team will feel more than a little hard done by that Sutton & Epsom did not secure even a losing bonus point in Saturday’s match against Cobham, being defeated 24-11.

Old Walcountians battle for survival continues

Your Local Guardian: Opener: Freddy South's seventh try of the season got matters underway for Old Walcountians

12:32pm Monday 17th February 2014

Old Walcountians beat the conditions as well as Old Blues 10-7 in a bid to ease relegation worries from Surrey League One.

Isabelle tops the table tennis tree

Your Local Guardian: Marching onwards: Isabelle Joubeily has won a place in the London School's singles finals in June

11:00am Sunday 16th February 2014

Wallington table tennis hot shot Isabelle Joubeily is looking forward to just one thing after taking top honours in the South London regional finals.

It is time to back the women’s route to Rio

Your Local Guardian: Leading the way: Richmond Women’s Abigail Chamberlain, left, captains the England Women Sevens squad at the IRB world sevens series in Atlanta this weekend    Picture: Getty Images

9:00am Saturday 15th February 2014

Richmond ladies head coach Karen Findlay has urged the borough to get behind her girls as they bid to reach the Brazil Olympics in 2016.



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