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Team effort sees Chichester down Dorking

Chichester were worthy 18-13 winners of a vital National three London south east game at home to Dorking thanks to their very strong team performance in the first half.

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Bognor found Farnham too strong for them / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Bognor find it tough against leaders

It always looked like being a tough return after the Christmas and New Year break for Bognor’s first XV as leaders Farnham visited Hampshire Avenue

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The Blues on the front foot at Shelford / Picture by Alison Tanner

Blues begin well, but are knocked off the Shelf

After a promising first half at Shelford when they had more of the play, Chichester lost their momentum under pressure by the strong home pack and conceded 17 points.

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SPORT IN 2016: Chichester Rugby Club are 90 years young

It’s the final day of our review of local sport in 2016 and today it’s Chichester Rugby Club in focus.

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Midhurst RFC under-13s

Midhurst youngsters play rugby to win - and to have fun

Midhurst Rugby Club under-13s are a friendly and talented squad of 22.

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Chichester on the attack against Guernsey / Picture by Michael Clayden

Blues battle but Guernsey channel their efforts well

Chichester’s 25-18 home defeat to Guernsey was a pulsating and bruising National three London south east

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Bognor RFC under-15s

Bognor rugby youngsters have victory to Crow about

Bognor under-15s made it four wins in a row at misty Hampshire Avenue with a controlled display to see off Crowborough 24-10.

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Nathan Archer on the charge for Bognor in the win over Teddington / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Teddington tamed as Bognor serve up festive feast

Bognor turned on the style in front of a large home crowd to beat Teddington 31-23 in London three south west.

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Chichester on the attack against Colchester / Picture by Alison Tanner

Blues bounce to another win as Colchester are crushed

Chichester gained a bonus-point 40-10 with a confident performance in a vital National three London south east game at Oaklands Park.

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Daniel Pound in action for the table-tennis team

Students are table-tennis table-toppers

The University of Chichester’s men’s table tennis team thumped Imperial College 17-0 to complete a home and away double.

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Chichester in action at Guildford / Picture by Alison Tanner

Battling Blues storm back to form at Guildford

Chichester produced their best form in storming to a bonus-point 27-6 win at Guildford with spirit and determination.

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Aaron Davies with the ball for Chichester against Wimbledon / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Downed by the Dons - but Blues give them a scare

Matches between old rivals Chichester and Wimbledon have nearly always been close and hard fought. This one was typically-exciting.

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The University of Chichester's men's basketball team

Chichester basketballers cut leaders down to size

Chichester Thunder’s basketball team took down table-topping University of Surrey at the Tudor Hale Centre for Sport.

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Chichester in action at Amersham and Chiltern / Picture by Alison Tanner

Injury and defeat add up to another tough day for Blues

It was a day to celebrate for the home team – and a very sad one for Chichester.

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The Chi uni rugby team on the attack against Sussex Uni

Rugby: Chichester students get better of Sussex rivals

The University of Chichester women’s rugby union first team comfortably beat local rivals Sussex University 20-0, scoring four tries.

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Lloyd Rowlatt tucks away a penalty / Picture by Adam Sewell

Uni footballers fight back at Bath-time

The University of Chichester men’s football first team drew 3-3 at home to the University of Bath in an exciting end-to-end game in their national Premier League.

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Bognor take the game to Millbrook / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Bognor buoyant after first win

Bognor RFC hope their first win of the season – a 27-22 success over Millbrook in London three south west – can be the springboard to further success.

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Action from Chi's tussle with Westcliff / Picture by Derek Martin

Slow start costs Blues dear

Chichester lost a National three London south east game 39-24 to their fellow strugglers by five tries, four conversions and two penalties to three converted tries and a penalty.

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Bognor battle against Battersea in their previous home game / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Can Bognor RFC kick-start their season?

There’s no denying it’s been a tough start to the campaign for Bognor RFC.

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Chichester on the attack at Tonbridge / Picture by Alison Tanner

Blues battle - but are undone by Tonbridge Juddians

An injury-hit Chichester battled gamely at Tonbridge before slipping to a 44-19 National three London south east defeat.

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