Rugby Union

Chichester repel Navy threat... Bognor youngsters win at Portsmouth

Chichester RFC hosted the Royal Navy to further strengthen the links between the senior service and the Oaklands Park club and ran out 34-0 winners.

The University of Chichester's lacrosse team

From lacrosse to table-tennis - Chichester students have high hopes

We have caught up with a number of University of Chichester sport team members to talk about their hopes for the season ahead.

Bognor U16s get the better of Lewes U16s

Lewes loss forgotten as Bognor youngsters triumph

Bognor RFC’s under-16s avenged a heavy loss last season with a 41-12 win against a determined Lewes side.

Bognor's class of 17-18 won well at Hampshire Avenue

Bad start but Bognor bounce back for big home win

When Fordingbridge visited Bognor RFC, they were full of confidence after a good result the previous week. And the match couldn’t have started worse for the home side as a lapse in concentration meant Fordingbridge could score from the kick-off. But it ended well - Bognor won the Hants League division-one game 43-7.

Ben Robson, pictured scoring against Cobham / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Gravesend is no graveyard for powerful Chichester

Chichester followed their poor performance against Cobham with a positive response at Gravesend and a 40-21 London one south win that kept pressure on the sides at the top.

Action from the Uni of Chi women's firsts' defeat to Herts / Picture by John Geeson

Student sport: Chichester footballers have mixed starts

The University of Chichester men’s football first team got the new British Universities and Colleges Sports season under way with an impressive home win against 2015 national champions Hartpury.

Chi under-12s at the festival / Picture Sportsbeat - Roberto Payne

Chichester youngsters mixing in Premiership rugby circles

The Aviva Premiership final may be eight months away but youngsters from Chichester RFC are already counting down the days – thanks to their efforts and skill at the Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup.

There was a big turnout for the Done By 2 festival

950 reasons why future of rugby is in good hands

With the rain holding off, Chichester RFC hosted their annual ‘Done by Two’ rugby festival thanks to this year’s sponsor Nature’s Way Foods. 

Action from Bognor's last home game, versus Sandown and Shanklin / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Bognor can’t stop Services’ United front

A 19-12 loss in Hampshire League division one at United Services was a disappointing result for Bognor after an excellent week in training under the keen guidance of Lee Balchin and Billy Toone.

Chichester's Henry Anscombe on the attack against Cobham / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Cobham burst Blues’ bubble

After their Lord Mayor’s Show last week, Chichester RFC’s winning bubble was burst in dramatic fashion as they lost 41-27 to Cobham.

The academy is launched at Chichester College

Academy will give rugby in Chichester major boost

Chichester College has launched its new rugby academy, which is supported by the Rugby Football Union.


GALLERY: Chichester's 100 per cent record ended by Cobham

After their Lord Mayor's Show last week, Chichester RFC's winning bubble was burst in dramatic fashion.
Chichester in charge at CS Rugby / Picture by Alison Tanner

Rugby: Brilliant Blues make it four wins from four

Bearing in mind their selection problems, a 20-10 victory away to CS Rugby ranks as one of Chichester’s best-ever performances away from home.

Bognor on the attack against the islanders / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Islanders marooned as Bognor rugby aces turn on the style

The sun was shining and it proved a glorious day for Bognor as they put in a performance many will want to see repeated throughout the season as they beat Sandown and Shanklin 26-0 at Hampshire Avenue in Hampshire League division one.

Fergus Guiry

VIDEO: Seaford College rugby star celebrates England breakthrough

Seaford College student Fergus Guiry has earned a place in the England rugby sevens squad.

Bognor in action against Overton / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Bognor battle to the end but Millbrook hold on

Bognor were hungry for a win in a fixture that has caused more upset than happiness for them down the years – but just missed out, losing 30-25.

Chris Johnson carries in Chichester's fine victory over Havant / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Chichester beat Havant to retain rugby bragging rights

Chichester beat Havant 30-17 in London one south in the first derby between these clubs since 2013, when Chichester did the double.


PICTURE SPECIAL: Chichester on top as unbeaten rivals meet

Chichester's home London one south clash with Havant was the first derby between these clubs since 2013 when Chichester did the double - and they won again this time, 30-17, and earned the bragging rights at least until the return fixture

Bognor's class of 2017-18

Rugby: Bognor are back with a bang

A team that was a mixture of youth and experience pulled on the green and purple to give Bognor a winning start becak in the top flight of the Hampshire League as Overton were beaten 26-17 at Hampshire Avenue.

Henry Anscombe kicks for glory at Totonians / Picture by Akison Tanner

Ten-try Blues topple Tottonians

Chichester enjoyed their first visit in nine seasons to Tottonians in Hampshire and earned another bonus-point win - 67-34 - in a high-scoring London one south game.

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