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First-half onslaught carries Bicester to victory

In their first game of 2017, Bicester picked up from where they left off before Christmas with a 20-12 win away at Thatcham that keeps them second and four points adrift of leaders Marlow in the Southern Counties North.

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Tows stung by bees after poor first-half display

Towcestrians coach Robbie George was left to rue his side’s sluggish first-half performance after their 38-7 defeat to Birmingham & Solihull, a result which saw them drop three places in National League 3 Midlands.

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Teenagers in Bucks the ‘most active’ in the country

A study by Sport England has revealed that teenagers in Buckinghamshire are the most active in their age group in the country.

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James Falvey

Tows win ugly but George demands improved discipline after Bodily sees red

Towcestrians stopped the rot when they claimed a first win in five this week by beating bottom club Syston 26-16 in National League 3 Midlands.

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Oli completes the London Marathon

Buckingham local Oli appeals for charity marathon runners

Oli Hilsdon wants more marathon runners to volunteer for Brain tumour charity

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Jones’ joy after Buckingham topple leaders Stourport

Zak Jones was a happy man after Buckingham gave their promotion hopes a major boost when they beat title rivals Stourport 2-1 in the Investec Conference West.

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Pinkie Brown returns to to Towcester for today's (Thursday) meeting

The winners will be out in force at Towcester

Three of the six winners from Towcester’s first meeting could return to the Northamptonshire track today (Thursday).

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Beaconsfield beat beleaguered Buckingham

Buckingham suffered a disappointing 32-12 defeat to Beaconsfield in the Southern Counties North this week.

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Alex Chalcraft

Tows must heed ‘harsh lessons’ after second-half collapse

Towcestrians director of rugby Robbie George has called on his side to learn from the ‘harsh lessons’ of their 41-39 defeat to Sandbach.

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Brutal Bicester slay Bletchley to stay second

Bicester staged a sparkling display of open running rugby as they annihilated Bletchley 66-0 in a 10-try spectacular to remain second in Southern Counties North, seven points ahead of third-placed Thatcham, but still four points behind rampant leaders Marlow.

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Stow delivers the winning kick as resurgent Ducks find their groove

Aylesbury RFC head coach Jon Lambden is hoping his side can now use their growing confidence as a springboard for the rest of the season following Saturday’s hard-fought 23-20 win over Buckingham.

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Rising star Amy targets England selection

After Britain’s golden success at Rio 2016 catapulted the sport of hockey into the national consciousness, one aspiring young star has aspirations of following in her heroes’ footsteps.

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Buckingham score six but Jones still wants improvement

Zak Jones was delighted by the manner in which his side bounced back to form as they hammered Exe 6-1 to keep in touch with the early pace-setters in the Conference West.

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Kandeez dancers brought home 23 trophies from the National Finals

Kandeez find it a breeze as young dancers do town proud at national finals

Dancers from Aylesbury’s Kandeez Dance school did the town proud when they brought home a brilliant 23 trophies from the ISTD DFR National Grand Finals Competition at the Guildford Spectrum last week.

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Buckingham make strong start to bid for promotion back to the top tier

After Great Britain’s golden summer at the Rio Olympic Games, Buckingham Hockey Club are now hoping to enjoy their own successful season and win promotion back to the Investec Premier Division.

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Impressive Buckingham sweep aside Stow to go third

Buckingham backed up their outstanding win over MK last time out with an equally impressive 42-18 victory away at Stow on the Wold in the Southern Counties North this week.

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Fen Gallagher

Tows hailed as ‘simply awesome’ after they continue excellent start

Forwards coach Darren Snook hailed his team’s all-round performance as ‘simply awesome’ after Tows continued to enjoy life in the National Leagues with a bonus-point 36-13 win over Bridgnorth.

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Aylesbury’s first league win ‘not far away’ after Bicester defeat

Aylesbury assistant coach Rob Smith feels a first league win for his side is ‘not far away’ after they were beaten 17-10 by Bicester on Saturday.

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Craig Holton

Tows left to rue poor start as they suffer first defeat

Disappointed director of rugby Robbie George was left to rue his side’s slow start after Towcestrians slumped to their first league defeat of the season, losing 30-20 to Old Halesonians.

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On-song Miles kicks Bicester to second successive victory

A virtuoso kicking performance by centre Tom Miles enabled Bicester to grind out a 29-15 victory in this hard-fought game against Thatcham at Oxford Road.

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