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With the cricket season in full flow, the rumour mill churning and the World Cup just days away, sport remains centre stage this summer.

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Cameron Moss, who was the school's flagbearer at Twickenham.

School’s memorable day out, cheering on England at Twickenham

It was a red-letter day for a High Peak school, as well as the England rugby team, at Twickenham on Saturday.

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Home sweet home as Valley rally for victory

Home sweet home as Valley rally for victory

After seven weeks without a home fixture, Hope Valley defeated Burnage 31-29 with a fine comeback win to climb out of the relegation zone.

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Buxton 1st XV v Ashby (blue)

‘Dominant Stags unlucky in defeat to Ashby’

Director of rugby Karl de Groot thought his Buxton Stags were unlucky to lose to high-flying Ashby in Midlands 3 East (North).

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Buxton Stags v Wetherby (red)

de Groot looking for improvements from Stags

Buxton Stags director of rugby Karl de Groot is looking for an improved performance from the players in Saturday’s encounter with second-placed Ashby.

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Buxton Stags v Wetherby (red)

de Groot looking for improvements from Stags

Buxton Stags director of rugby Karl de Groot is looking for an improved performance from the players in Saturday’s encounter with second-placed Ashby.

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Double praise for the Stags as they run the leaders close

Double praise for the Stags as they run the leaders close

Buxton Stags showed their quality despite recent setbacks to claim a losing bonus point in a narrow home 24-18 defeat to leaders Long Eaton.

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Buxton Stags U16 seal dramatic late win over Amber Valley

Buxton Stags U16 seal dramatic late win over Amber Valley

A last second length of the field try saw Buxton Stags U16’s dramatically beat Amber Valley 26-19.

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Brave, late Hope Valley recovery scares leaders

Brave, late Hope Valley recovery scares leaders

Unbeaten leaders Ashton-on-Mersey held off a brave fightback by Hope Valley 1sts to maintain their record

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Valley romp to emphatic win on return to Division 4 East

Hope Valley 1sts started the new season in style as they marked their return to Division 4 East with an 81-7 home win over Sockport 3rds.

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Buxton Stags progress in cup

Buxton Stags progress in cup

Buxton Stags progressed to the next round of the NLD Shield with a dominant 15-10 win over newly-promoted Bakewell Mannerians at Sunnyfields.

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Buxton RUFC Director of Rugby delighted as club rise to challenge

Buxton RUFC Director of Rugby delighted as club rise to challenge

Buxton Stags’ first competitive outing of the season produced an extremely credible result after they were beaten 42-12 at National 2 Macclesfield.

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Owen Farrell and Physio Phil Pask

Physio Phil Pask credits Worksop Rugby Club and Valley School ahead of fourth British Lions tour

Phil Pask still feels a debt of gratitude to Worksop Rugby Club and Valley School as he prepares for his fourth British and Irish Lions tour.

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RUGBY SLIDESHOW: Buxton narrowly lose to Bakewell in Derbyshire Shield final

Buxton RUFC director of rugby Karl de Groot was disappointed not to have added the Derbyshire Shield to the Stags’ trophy cabinet.

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Buxton showing their superiority during the cup final.

Cup final joy for de Groot’s rampant Buxton to cap successful season

Rampant Buxton added to their pleasing league season by lifting the Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire (NLD) Plate with an emphatic 41-16 victory over East Retford.

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Buxton show their class in win over Chesterfield

Buxton showed why they are a top four side in Midlands Three with a 55-17 win over near neighbours Chesterfield Panthers.

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Buxton II who beat Chesterfield Panthers

Stags too good for Panthers in derby day test

Buxton Rugby Club’s second string maintained their 100 per cent record in 2017 with a derby win over Chesterfield Panthers.

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Action as Hope Valley see off Ashton to seal promotion

Eyes on the title after Valley clinch promotion

Hope Valley RUFC are celebrating promotion after a 42-17 victory over Ashton-under-Lyne.

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In-form Stags have silverware and a top four league finish in their sights

In-form Stags have silverware and a top four league finish in their sights

Director of rugby Karl Degroot is looking for his Buxton Stags to seal fourth place in the table and clinch some silverware over the coming weeks.

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Action from Buxton's convincing 36-14 victory at Birstall.

Delighted de Groot praises a ‘fantastic’ display by Buxton RUFC

Delighted director of rugby Karl de Groot hailed a “fantastic” performance as confident Buxton inflicted a convincing 36-14 defeat on Birstall in the National League.

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