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Chinnor rout Raiders to stay clear of the rest

Chinnor continue to lead the way in National League Division 2 South after a second consecutive nine-try victory at Kingsey Road.

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Chinnor’s lead slashed after second defeat

Chinnor’s lead slashed after second defeat

Chinnor’s lead at the top of National League Division Two South has been slashed to three points after a 30-22 defeat away at Bishop’s Stortford - just their second loss in 13 games this season.

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Liam d'Almeida dives over for the bonus point try. Picture: MarkBannisterPhotography.com

Sixth straight win keeps Ducks marching up the table

Aylesbury continued their steady ascent up the Southern Counties North with a sixth successive victory on Saturday when they eased to a 31-10 home win over Milton Keynes.

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Nicky Mercer. Picture: Mark Bannister

Superb Ducks strike back to topple league leaders

Aylesbury recovered from a 14-3 deficit to run out 19-14 winners over table-topping Marlow in the Southern Counties North at the weekend.

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Bertie Hopkin

Chinnor’s storming start halted by Canterbury

Chinnor’s blistering start to the season was brought to a shuddering halt this week when they succumbed to a surprise 16-12 defeat at Canterbury.

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Junior Fatialofa scores. Picture: Aaron Bayliss

It’s a perfect 10 for superb Chinnor after title rivals are dispatched

Chinnor made it a perfect 10 when they produced another sizzling performance to sweep aside title rivals Old Elthamians and go six points clear at the top of National League Division Two South.

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Try scorer Nicky Mercer on the charge. Picture MarkBannisterPhotography.com

Lambden salutes Aylesbury’s best display to date after Wycombe win

Aylesbury head coach Jon Lambden saluted Saturday’s 28-25 victory away at local rivals High Wycombe as one of his side’s ‘best all-round performances’ so far this season.

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Scrum-half Greg Goodfellow marshals a Chinnor scrum at Cinderford. Picture by Aaron Bayliss

Call to arms as table-topping Chinnor prepare for crunch clash

Chinnor director of rugby Matthew Williams is urging the people of Thame and surrounding areas to get down to the club on Saturday and cheer on his side as they take on Old Elthamians in a tantalising top-of-the-table clash at Kingsey Road.

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Robbie Phillips makes a break. Picture MarkBannisterPhotography.com

Ducks survive frantic finish to pip Gosford

Aylesbury survived a nerve-jangling finish on Saturday as they held off a late rally from Gosford All Blacks to claim a 14-13 victory in the Southern Counties North.

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Nathan Hannay goes over for a well-earned try

Joy of six keeps Chinnor riding high at the top

Table-topping Chinnor kept up their unbeaten start to the season with a six-try victory over Bury St Edmunds.

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Scrum time. Picture by Jake McNulty

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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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.

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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.

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

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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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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Prop Andy Hackett stretches over for the try. Picture MarkBannisterPhotography.com PNL-160919-133149002

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.

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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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Jon Lambden. Picture MarkBannisterPhotography.com

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.

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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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Sam Page dives over to score his second half try. Picture: MarkBannisterPhotography.com

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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