Quill happy to put finishing touches on Welsh win

Wandsworth Guardian: Running with the ball: London Welsh flanker John Quill bursts through the jersey defence at the Kassam stadium on Saturday

7:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

John Quill made the most of his first start for London Welsh to lay down a marker ahead of the club’s Greene King IPA Championship semi-final next month.

Rosslyn Park do all they can, but the Doncaster still hold all the cards

Wandsworth Guardian: Try: Scott Sneddon gets on the scoresheet at Hull Ionians                        Pictures: David Whittam

11:26am Monday 14th April 2014

Rosslyn Park could not have done more to state their case as potential National League One champions than a 10-try, 60-12 win at Hull Ionians.

Buckland excited by Millar time in the Scottish centres

Wandsworth Guardian: Twinkle toes: Lee Millar will try out a new position today

8:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

London Scottish head coach James Buckland is excited to be unleashing Lee Millar in the centres for the first time, write Andy Weston.  

Kingston chairman eyes one last hurrah for Surrey safety

Wandsworth Guardian: Well done sone: Luke Burge, left, is congratulated by Ryan Seymour after scoring a crucial try for Kingston

10:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Kingston chairman Graeme Maisey is hoping one last hurrah can save the club from Surrey Division One relegation today.  

Tonga'uiha out to repay Welsh faith

Wandsworth Guardian: On the charge: Hudson Tonga'uiha in action against Cornish Pirates during the 2012 Championship play-offs

9:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Centre Hudson Tonga’uiha is out to repay London Welsh’s patience by taking the exiles back to the Premiership, writes Damian Dolan.  

Evans: Quins' Sharks clash is like a cup final

Wandsworth Guardian: Spot on: Quins fly half Nick Evans is back to his place kicking best after a slow start to the season

1:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Quins fly-half Nick Evans knows his men are in the Premiership’s last chance saloon.  

Care's revenge mission can boost Quins play-off campaign

Wandsworth Guardian: Talking point: Quins Danny Care was speaking on behalf of HSBC at the HSBC National Schools Sevens

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Danny Care’s summer plans may yet save Harlequins’ Premiership campaign, writes Pippa Field.  

Rosslyn Park keep pace with the Knights, but time is running out

Wandsworth Guardian: Bang: Harry Broadbent bursts through to score for Park in Saturday's win over Coventry          Picture: David Whittam

6:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Rosslyn Park head coach Alex Codling reckons the final five minutes of Saturday's 32-10 win over Coventry encapsulated everything about their season.

Twickenham's title hopes are dashed - but there is still the promotion play-off

Wandsworth Guardian: Contrasting emotions: Old Priorians celebrate the key score that gave them a 28-20 bonus point triumph over Twickenham to leave the home side’s title hopes in tatters

6:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Despite his disappointment in defeat to Old Priorians, Twickenham’s head of senior rugby Andy Rees paid homage to his side’s conquerors.  

Sutton & Epsom end home campaign on a winning note

Wandsworth 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.

Welsh chief will continue to tinker for Premiership promotion bid

Wandsworth Guardian: Fiddling on: London Welsh head coach Justin Burnell will continue to tinker with his starting line-up

7:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Head coach Justin Burnell will keep rotating his squad – even when the Championship play-offs get under way, writes Stuart Amos.  

Twickenham fail to clinch league title in thriller at Parkfields

Wandsworth 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

Wandsworth 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.

Rosslyn Park's bonus point keeps pace with the Knights, but time is running out

Wandsworth Guardian: Bang: Harry Broadbent bursts through to score for Park in Saturday's win over Coventry          Picture: David Whittam

10:09am Monday 7th April 2014

Rosslyn Park got the bonus point win they needed with a four-try 32-10 win over third-placed Coventry.

Esher exit was for the best - Ex-head coach Ollie Smith happy to have left Molesey Road

Wandsworth Guardian: Smith exit: "I’m thankful for the opportunity I was given and everything Esher did for me, but leaving was the best move I could have made"

7:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

Former Esher head coach Ollie Smith has revealed he did not handle his Molesey Road exit well, but is confident it has worked out for the best.

Esher crumble continues, leaving Chamlers red-faced

Wandsworth Guardian: Embarrassed: Esher coach Craig Chalmers

4:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

Esher coach Craig Chalmers is urging his troops to rediscover their early season form fast after an embarrassing 43-0 defeat to Coventry.

Twickenham title rests on beating bogey team

Wandsworth 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.

We're saving our best for last, says Richmond chief

Wandsworth Guardian: Best so far: Steve Hill

11:24am Friday 4th April 2014

Director of rugby Steve Hill hailed Richmond’s best display of the season as they thrashed Fylde 36-0 on Saturday.

College will emerge stronger after rugby sevens defeat

Wandsworth 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

Wandsworth 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.

Rosslyn Park prepare for Coventry, and hope Knights slip up

Wandsworth Guardian: Seal: Jack Gash scores the final try in last weekend's win over Doncaster Knights                            Picture: David Whittam

8:00am Friday 4th April 2014

Rosslyn Park’s 21-18 win over Doncaster Knights takes them within four points of the National League One leaders – and it would have been within three but for a late Doncaster try.

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

Wandsworth 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.

Quins' Brown eyes up French fancies

Wandsworth Guardian: Welcome back: England full back Mike Brown scored on his return to Quins colours on Saturday

6:00am Friday 4th April 2014

Harlequins full back Mike Brown slipped back into the same old routine on Saturday and knows he must keep up his rich vein of form for more reasons than one.  

Baxter: Scottish prop Francis has potential to be strong Premiership performer

Wandsworth Guardian: On his way: Exeter-bound London Scottish prop Tomas Francis is felled in Sunday's defeat to London Welsh

1:25pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter says he is looking to unleash the huge potential on offer in new signing Tomas Francis.

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

Wandsworth 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.

Marler: I did not hesitate to pledge future to Quins

Wandsworth Guardian: Future sorted: Quins prop Joe Marler during Saturday's win over London Irish at the Stoop

3:18pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

England prop Joe Marler has revealed he never thought of quitting Harlequins before committing his furture to the club for another two seasons.

Park do the business over Knights to keep National League One title hopes alive

Wandsworth Guardian: Opener: Hugo Ellis gets over for Park's first try against Doncaster Knights             All pictures: David Whittam

9:42am Monday 31st March 2014

Rosslyn Park’s largest home gate of the season was treated to a match well worthy of its billing as a title decider.

Quins beat Irish to keep Premiership hopes alive

Wandsworth Guardian: Making a point: Departing Quins winger Sam Smith scored on Saturday, while his replacement next season Marland Yarde was sin-binned

8:00am Monday 31st March 2014

Tries from fly-half Nick Evans, Sam Smith and Mike Brown helped Harlequins keep their hopes of a top-four Premiership finish alive with victory over  London Irish on Saturday.

London Welsh secure top four Championship finish

Wandsworth Guardian: On target: London Welsh fly half Alex Davies slots a second half penalty to put his men 25-14 up at the Athletic Ground

4:06pm Sunday 30th March 2014

London Welsh secured a top four Championship finish with a 32-21 triumph at London Scottish on Sunday and for head coach Justin Burnell it was job done.

Moments of madness cost Esher in the derby clash

Wandsworth Guardian: Spot the ball: Rosslyn Park’s Sam Shires manages to ground the first of his two tries down at Esher on Saturday 	All pictures: David Whittam

1:00pm Friday 28th March 2014

Forwards coach Ricky Nebbett was left to rue six minutes of madness as Esher let victory slip through their hands at home to Rosslyn Park.

Love: Welsh clash will be close but Scots can win

Wandsworth Guardian: Beef on the bone: London Scottish stars Mike Doneghan, Miles Mantella, Tommy Spinks, Paul Spivey, and James Love promote Sunday’s Ladies Day at the Athletic Ground.

1:00pm Friday 28th March 2014

London Scottish winger James Love expects Sunday’s eagerly anticipated clash with near neighbours rivals London Welsh to go down to the wire, writes Andy Weston.  

Ex-Quin Smith uncertain over Welsh future

Wandsworth Guardian: Waiting game: London Welsh assistant coach Ollie Smith

10:00am Friday 28th March 2014

London Welsh assistant coach Ollie Smith has admitted his future is far from certain even if he helps the exiles return to the Premiership.  

Tiffs champions as Kingston rally

Wandsworth 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.

O'Shea: Harlequins will fight to the death

Wandsworth Guardian: Back in harness: Harlequins Mike Brown is back to face London Irish after some time off in the Middle East 	SP80755

8:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Harlequins director of rugby Conor O’Shea has no regrets over resting his England boys providing they fire his team to the Premiership play-offs and the Amlin Cup semi-finals.

Rosslyn Park prepare for the top of the table battle with the Knights

Wandsworth Guardian: Still trying: Sam Shires goes over for Park at Esher last weekend             Picture: David Whittam

6:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Rosslyn Park put in a grandstand finish in their derby at Esher last weekend, scoring three tries in the last 15 minutes and grabbing a bonus point.

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

Wandsworth 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.

Richmond chief promises no let up during league run in

Wandsworth Guardian: Rising to the challenge: Richmond director of rugby Steve Hill

1:00pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

With neither promotion nor relegation on the cards, Richmond’s season could be in danger of petering out – but director of rugby Steve Hill insists there is plenty to play for, writes Paddy von Behr.  

Graveney School prepare to grace the hallow turf of Twickenham

Wandsworth 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.

Rosslyn Park are flying high with their soaring belief

Wandsworth Guardian: Watch out: Rosslyn Park skipper Hugo Ellis on the charge against Esher        Picture: David Whittam

2:11pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

Head coach Alex Codling believes Rosslyn Park’s soaring belief helped pull the team through at the death against Esher.

Five alive - Bonus time for Rosslyn Park at derby rivals Esher

Wandsworth Guardian: Still trying: Sam Shires goes over for Park at Esher last weekend             Picture: David Whittam

1:00pm Monday 24th March 2014

A sensational last 15 minutes saw Rosslyn Park win a match that had looked like slipping away from them, having been faced with a strong and physical Esher side.

Wimbledon defeat to Sidcup comes in three stages

Wandsworth 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.

Brown gets the nod as RBS Six Nations player of the tournament

Wandsworth Guardian: Superman: Mike Brown dives to score his second try in the RBS Six Nations win over Italy      Picture: Clive Rose/Getty Images

3:00pm Friday 21st March 2014

Mike Brown has been named as the RBS Six Nations player of the tournament.

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

Wandsworth 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.

Rosslyn Park prepare to get all intense for the business end of the season

Wandsworth Guardian: Rivalry: When Esher and Rosslyn Park met in November, Park took the derby bragging rights in a 38-31 win                     SP80765

11:00am Thursday 20th March 2014

After a week off, Rosslyn Park are set to embark on the most intense three weeks of their season.

Kirby to Richmond's rescue once more

Wandsworth Guardian: Try hero: Richmond's Rob Alexander, scored a crucial try to secure the spoils at Cinderford on Saturday

6:00am Wednesday 19th March 2014

Directorof rugby Steve Hill admits Richmond’s last-ditch dramatics are becoming a habit as Rob Kirby’s kick at the death sealed a nail-biting 29-28 win against Cinderford on Saturday, writes Chris Bailey.  

Battersea Ironsides rule London, and now for Twickenham

Wandsworth 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.

Pennycook: Scottish are heading in right direction

Wandsworth Guardian: Beard ambition: Scottish flanker Chevvy Pennycook ias eyeing a big season next term

11:51am Tuesday 18th March 2014

London Scottish back row Chevvy Pennycook reckons next season could be a big one for the exiles if they miss a top-four Championship finish this time around.

Quins' Brown relishing All Black test

Wandsworth Guardian: Man of the moment: Quins full back Mike Brown has starred for England in the Six Nations

8:00am Monday 17th March 2014

England might have missed out on the Six Nations title, but Harlequins full back Mike Brown is already thinking of the next challenge.

Nutt: Rugby trailblazers can inspire Old Tiffs footballers

Wandsworth 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.

London Scottish holidays are on hold

Wandsworth Guardian: Points machine: Scottish star James Love, in action against Richmond, scored two of his side’s six tries against Ealing – a game which also featured braces for Miles Mantella and Mark Bright	SP78802

8:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

London Scottish head coach James Buckland will see his men take a well earned rest this week, but has warned them not to get in the holiday mood just yet.

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