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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.

Bertie Hopkin on kicking duties. Picture: Aaron Bayliss

Ruthless Chinnor simply too good again as they stay top

Chinnor’s superior fitness, power and organisation once again shone through as they maintained their place atop National League Division Two South with another ruthless victory, Barnes this time succumbing by 61 points to 28.

Danny Barnes dives over for his second try. Picture: Aaron Bayliss

Late flurry keeps Chinnor’s winning run going

Chinnor left it late to overcome Redigensians 32-17 and maintain their winning start to the season in National League Division Two South.

James Woodcock evades the Bicester wing as Lee Starkey supports. Picture

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.

Henry Lamont scores Chinnor's first try. Picture: Aaron Bayliss

Three wins from three for red-hot Chinnor

Chinnor made it three wins from three games this season when they beat Redruth 21-5 to move third in National League Division Two South.

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Lambden sees the positives as Ducks slide to another defeat

Aylesbury head coach Jon Lambden felt there were plenty of positives to take from his side’s 24-10 defeat to Beaconsfield at the weekend, their second loss from two games in the Southern Counties North.

Bertie Hopkin. Picture: Aaron Bayliss

Seven-try Chinnor set the early pace

Chinnor are the very early pace-setters in National League Two South after a seven-try win against London Irish Wild Geese in Saturday’s season curtain-raiser.

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Big friendly win leaves Ducks boss Lambden with tough decisions ahead of opener

Thursday saw Aylesbury 1st XV get a run out under the lights at Ostler’s Field for their pre-season warm up game against Stockwood Park.

Jon Lambden

Ducks appoint Lambden as new head coach following Larham departure

Aylesbury Rugby Club have appointed a new head coach following the departure of Dave Larham earlier this month.

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Larham proud after Ducks suffer more play-off heartache

It was not third time lucky for Aylesbury Rugby Club who suffered more play-off heartbreak as they just missed out on promotion for the third successive year.

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Ducks set up winner-takes-all clash after comeback win at Wallingford

Aylesbury will make the trip to Midsomer Norton this weekend for a winner-takes-all promotion encounter after the Ducks secured second spot in the Southern Counties North.

Oscar Heath dives over. Picture by Aaron Bayliss

Ruthless Chinnor demolish sorry Launceston to go sixth

On Saturday, in-form Chinnor came up against a Launceston side who have yet to win a game this season and they predictably ran riot in a 75-3 thrashing to notch a seventh win in eight.

Cory Neighbour goes over. Picture by Mark Bannister

Ducks edge closer to securing promotion play-off spot

Aylesbury look set to claim the Southern Counties North promotion play-off spot for a third year running following Saturday’s 29-5 win over bottom side Swindon College Old Boys.

Oscar Heath. Picture by Aaron Bayliss

Chinnor back to their brutal best to sink Barnes

Chinnor have all but secured their survival in National League Division Two South after they easily overcame Barnes 36-0 at the weekend.

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Ducks strengthen play-off hopes with bonus-point win over Thatcham

Aylesbury strengthened their grip on the promotion play-off place in the Southern Counties North after a 36-12 win over Thatcham on Saturday.

Sam Angell

Chinnor’s winning streak halted by Clifton after tight affair

Chinnor’s four match winning streak was ended this week when Clifton staged a second half fightback to come away with a slender 29-26 victory.

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Ducks ease past Stow to boost play-off chances

Aylesbury boosted their chances of finishing in the promotion play-off spot in the Southern Counties North with Saturday’s 29-0 win over Stow-on-the-Wold.

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Aylesbury must learn their lessons after leaders prove too good

Head coach Dave Larham wants his Aylesbury team to learn from their 32-17 defeat to table-topping Reading Abbey at the weekend.

Alex Crossley dives over for his first half try. Picture:

Larham sees encouraging signs from youngsters as IIs take centre stage

With the 1st XV enjoying a weekend’s rest from league rugby, it was left to Aylesbury’s IIs to provide the entertainment at Ostler’s Field on Saturday.

Sam Angell. Picture by Aaron Bayliss

Superb Chinnor shatter Taunton’s proud home record

Chinnor continued their resurgence this week when they became the first team in 18 months to beat Taunton Titans in their own back yard.

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