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Hope Valley back in the promotion hunt

Hope Valley RUFC underlined their promotion credentials with a 20-15 victory at Ashton-under-Lyne seconds.

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ACTION from Hope Valleys latest home victory.

Happy Hope Valley extend their unbeaten home record this term

Happy Hope Valley maintained their unbeaten home record this season when progressing to the Second Round of the LBS Plate with a 34-13 victory over Ashton-under-Lyne.

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Buxton keep Twickenham return dreams alive

Buxton keep Twickenham return dreams alive

Buxton Stags produced a stunning display of running rugby at home in the first round of the Senior Vase as they systematically took apart Eccelshall from Midlands 3 West with a 41-0 win.

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Belper make the most of the uphill battle to victory - in a game of two halves

Belper make the most of the uphill battle to victory - in a game of two halves

After a heavy opening day defeat last week, Belper responded with a 12-8 win over Mansfield on Saturday.

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DAY TO REMEMBER -- proud Buxton players walk out at Twickenham for their memorable Junior Vase final at the end of last season.

Ambitious Buxton aiming to build on memorable season that led to Twickenham

Ambitious Buxton Rugby Union Club are confident they can continue to make giant strides during the new season, which kicks off for them on Saturday.

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Blind physical therapist up for national award

Blind physical therapist up for national award

A blind physical therapist from Buxton has been shortlisted for a top professional award, his latest success in proving the doubters wrong.

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Buxton v Old Cranleighan, Twickenham final, Martin Oates, Rui and Caspar

FANS’ GALLERY: ‘Twickenham cup final fantastic for Buxton’

Buxton RUFC rugby fans descended on Twickenham to support their team in the RFU Junior Vase final against Old Cranleighan RFC.

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MATCH REPORT AND PHOTO GALLERY: Buxton Stags 0, Old Cranleighan 50 - REPORT

MATCH REPORT AND PHOTO GALLERY: Buxton Stags 0, Old Cranleighan 50 - REPORT

Buxton RUFC’s hopes of lifting silverware at Twickenham evaporated in the London sunshine after a thumping eight-try defeat in the RFU Junior Vase Final.

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Buxton v Old Cranleighan, Twickenham final,

Excitement building at Twickenham ahead of Buxton RUFC’s big match

Excitement is building at Twickenham ahead of today’s RFU Junior Vase Final between Buxton RUFC and Old Cranleighan RFC.

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Buxton RUFC, who are to play at Twickenham on May 7. By Marc Haywood

Buxton RUFC end league season with 100% record - now have Twickenham glory in their sights

Buxton RUFC finished their unbeaten league season in style - now they want to add a Twickenham victory for the icing on the cake.

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Buxton Stags celebrate their win

PICTURES: Buxton Stags 13 Wetherby 7

Buxton Stags beat Wetherby in the semi-final of the RFU Junior Vase on Saturday afternoon to book their place in a dream Twickenham final.

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Buxton Stags v Wetherby (red)

Buxton Stags book dream Twickenham date

Buxton Stags are bound for Twickenham after beating Wetherby in the semi-final of the RFU Junior Vase on Saturday afternoon.

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Buxton Rugby first XV v Cleethorpes (yellow)

Newly-promoted Buxton RUFC encouraging expansion to junior section

Undefeated Buxton RUFC are having a season to savour.

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Poll: Should tackling by banned in school rugby?

Poll: Should tackling by banned in school rugby?

A group of medical experts have petitioned the government to ban tackling from school rugby.

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Buxton Rugby first XV v Cleethorpes (yellow)

Buxton RUFC building towards a brighter future

Undefeated Buxton RUFC are having a season to savour.

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1980 Harold Larwood and Bill Voce visit Nuncargate 2

In the year that sees the last deep coal mine close, celebrate 10 miners who became sporting heroes

With the last deep coal mine in Britain closing this year, there is no better time to celebrate those mining heroes who excelled in sport.

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VIDEO: Highlights as France narrowly pip Italy in the Six Nations opener

VIDEO: Highlights as France narrowly pip Italy in the Six Nations opener

France could count themselves somewhat fortunate to pick up victory on the Six Nations opening weekend.

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VIDEO: Highlights of Ireland’s bruising Six Nations draw with Wales

VIDEO: Highlights of Ireland’s bruising Six Nations draw with Wales

Ireland and Wales went toe-to-toe in the Six Nations opening weekend and although both sides came out bruised, there was no winner.

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VIDEO: Highlights of England’s Six Nations win over Scotland

VIDEO: Highlights of England’s Six Nations win over Scotland

England lifted the Calcutta Cup for the sixth successive year with a 15-9 victory over Scotland on Saturday, as the Six Nations got underway.

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SIX NATIONS BLOG: Ireland’s draw with Wales leaves an odd taste but drama levels fittingly high on opening weekend

SIX NATIONS BLOG: Ireland’s draw with Wales leaves an odd taste but drama levels fittingly high on opening weekend

As a rugby union fan, the start of the Six Nations is a glorious and stressful time of the year.

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