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Chesterfield Panthers invest in new flood lights

Chesterfield Panthers Rugby Club are set to benefit from new flood lights at their Dunston Road ground.

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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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Chesterfield Panthers ladies' at their summer tournament last year.

Chesterfield’s Pink Panthers aiming to take ladies’ rugby forward

Ladies’ rugby is increasing in popularity in England, thanks partly to the national team’s Grand Slam success — and in Chesterfield the Pink Panthers are still on the prowl.

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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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Chesterfield Exiles from back in 1994

RUGBY: Players jet in from across the globe for unique game

Rugby players from around the planet will be flying in for a unique match in Chesterfield later this month..
Members of the 1993/4 Chesterfield Rugby Union Club Colts team will reunite to play one last game against a Chesterfield Panthers Veterans side.

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Jake Blair, who produced a solid man-of-the-match performance in Chesterfield Panthers defeat.

Captain Laughton so proud of improving Chesterfield Panthers

Captain Lee Laughton said he couldn’t have been more proud of his players as Chesterfield Panthers took another step in the right direction, despite defeat.

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Matlock's John Statham in possession.

Matlock on the wrong end of a league double

Matlock were leapfrogged into second place in Midlands 2 East (North) by Coalville after the visitors won 27-5 to complete the league double.

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Ruthless Matlock bounce back in 12-try win

Ruthless Matlock bounce back in 12-try win

Matlock bounced back from a disappointing draw at Ashbourne with a resounding 74-0 victory over Spalding.

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Stalwart delighted to score on milestone appearance for club

Stalwart delighted to score on milestone appearance for club

Matlock RUFC stalwart Ben Neville was delighted to crown his 200th first team appearance with his first try of the season, in a 74-0 win over Spalding.

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Action from the terrific victory by Chesterfield Panthers development team away to Southwell 3rd when the two sides met in a friendly. Panthers triumphed by 31 points to ten after scoring five tries against the Nottinghamshire hosts.

Chesterfield Panthers delight band of fans with fine win

Cheered on by a large band of supporters, Chesterfield Panthers’ development team enjoyed a tremendous 31-10 victory away to Southwell 3rd in a friendly.

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Clive Griffiths, Doncaster Knights Director of Rugby. Picture: Marie Caley

Doncaster Knights: Clive Griffiths waxes lyrical about Nottingham victory

Doncaster Knights players can expect few critical comments when the coaching staff review Friday’s 29-7 Championship win against Nottingham at Lady Bay ahead of today’s training session.

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Chesterfield Panthers v Keyworth Derrick
Sherlock hoisted up by his Chesterfield Panthers squad as they secure the championship with a dominant victory over keyworth Photo By James Williamson

Chesterfield Panthers part with promotion winning coach Derek Sherlock

Chesterfield Panthers RUFC have parted company with coaches Derek Sherlock and Walsale Sovatabua.

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Matlock see off Loughborough threat to claim another victory

Matlock see off Loughborough threat to claim another victory

Matlock travelled to Loughborough with renewed confidence on the back of a resounding win the previous week, and returned with a 29-8 victory.

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School has designs on Twickenham date

School has designs on Twickenham date

CHILDREN from Frederick Gent School at South Normanton will get the chance to take centre stage at Twickenham during England’s RBS 6 Nations campaign next year after being hand-picked to be involved in a national rugby project.

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Morgan with the man who brought him to United, Neil Warnock

‘The Derbyshire Times broke my heart’ - Warnock on Spireites, Ernie and his future

The Derbyshire Times broke Neil Warnock’s heart almost fifty years ago.

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WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS! -- jubilant Dronfield RUFC after they had clinched the title.

Coach Richard Selkirk steers revived Dronfield RUFC to league title

Delighted Dronfield RUFC have been crowned champions of the Midlands 2 East (North) division of the National League.

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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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Clive Griffiths

Doncaster Knights set for highest ever league finish

Doncaster Knights remain on course to finish in their highest ever league position.

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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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