Thursday, July 5, 2018

St Mary’s Lane keen to be in right shape for league opener at Campion on September 8

Jenny Mugglestone, Sam Castley-MacDonald, Joanne Gregory and Amy Wakerley part of 22-strong squad that won

It has been a rollercoaster ride for the new head coach at Crow Lane this season, but he is confident they can kick on in 2019

The Crow Lane club lost 25-19 to divisional rivals Harlow, but trailed by 18 points at one stage of the second half before fighting back

Steve Barfoot is hopeful his young squad will use the experience of losing last season’s Essex Intermediate Cup final in this year’s final

The director of rugby at Crow Lane witnessed a thrilling derby clash on Saturday which eventually went the way of Park to see them survive

London Two North East: Old Cooperians 19 Romford & Gidea Park 22

Only a win will ensure the Crow Lane club avoid relegation, but they are positive about their chances after last weekend’s solid outing

Coops already down, but can relegate borough rivals with victory this weekned

After losing at home to Cantabrigian last Saturday, there is plenty riding on this weekend’s derby contest at Highams

Coops need to take maximum points on weekend to have any chance of avoiding drop

The Crow Lane head coach has called on his players to give everything against Saturday’s Cambridge-based opponents with so much at stake

Upminster Rugby Club raised over £4,250 for the British Heart Foundation at their Jim Ball Memorial match on Saturday.

St Mary’s Lane club 10 points adrift of safety with maximum of 15 left to play for

The Crow Lane club have struggled since the turn of the year, but must improve if they are to ensure they remain in the division for another season

Awards ceremony to take place at Twickenham Stadium on August 29

Crow Lane club suffered a disappointing 41-17 loss at Chelmsford last weekend despite Karl Prestoe, Luke Izatt and Barney Savill

Coops’ survival hopes take a hit

Thursday, March 29, 2018

St Mary’s Lane club 10 points from safety with three games remaining

West Ham’s home to see Saracens entertain Harlequins in Rugby Union’s Aviva Premiership on Saturday

The Crow Lane club were without a fixture last weekend after their derby clash with Old Cooperians was called off just before kick-off

Campion back in league action

Friday, March 23, 2018

Cottons Park club had been without a game since March 10 prior to this weekend

Upminster Rugby Club will be hosting the second Jim Ball Memorial match at their Hall Lane ground on Saturday, March 31.

Old Cooperians head coach Pat Reed admits his squad may not be fully aware of the tough they are in — but believes it can help them survive in London Two North East.

Havering rivals had been due to meet on Saturday, but game fell foul of weather for second time this month

A derby clash at St Mary’s Lane is set to take place on Saturday if the wet weather doesn’t waterlog Old Cooperians’ pitch


“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining,” so the saying goes. So if some warm weather is making your conservatory uninhabitable, think about replacing its roof with a flat one and adding a roof lantern instead.

The next step in renewable energy could be right beneath your feet as you walk through a Romford shopping centre.

There are many reasons people decide to join a gym. Some want to pack on muscle for strength, train for endurance, or lose weight. But did you know it also does wonders for your mental health? Two members at Romford’s Better Gym in the Market Place talk about their personal fitness journey and the importance of replacing bad habits with good ones.

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