Rugby Union

Rugby: Bognor edge through in Vase

A tight game against Cranleigh in the RFU Junior Vase was a great spectacle for the supporters that came to watch on a cold but sunny day at Bognor RFC.

Sam Renwick battles through the Maidstone defence / Picture by Michael Clayden

Rugby: Blues have it Maid in front of own fans

Chichester followed up their fantastic win against London one south leaders Medway with another bonus-point success in front of their own fans – beating Maidstone 44-26.

Netball action at the University of Chichester / Picture by John Geeson

University of Chichester teams nab Christmas No1 spot

A number of University of Chichester teams will be heading into the Christmas break top of their leagues.

Action from the Uni of Chi's win over Essex / Picture by John Geeson

The only way is progress as Essex visit Chichester in cup

A hard-fought 25-19 win against the University of Essex sent the University of Chichester through to the quarter-finals of the South Eastern Cup.

Action from Chichester's win over Medway / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Colley: Chichester win sends message to rest of league

Chichester’s director of rugby reflected on a memorable victory over the previously-unbeaten leaders and declared: This shows the rest of the league what we can do.

Bognor's Pat Gains - pictured scoring against Fareham - was start man as Alresford were beaten / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Rugby: Bognor beat Alresford to move into top two

Bognor welcomed fourth-placed Alresford to Hampshire Avenue for the first time and, after a closely-contested game, the home side emerged winners by three tries to nil, 15-0 the final score.

Adrian Lynch on the nove for Chichester against Medway / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Leaders beaten on day to cherish for Chichester

Chichester rose to the big occasion and this superb performance brought them a bonus-point 22-9 victory over the runaway London one south leaders Medway.

Bognor under-nines - more team-mates needed

Bognor youngsters love their rugby – but need more team-mates

Bognor RFC’s under-nine squad need more players.

Jess Breach on the attack for England / Picture: RFU Collection via Getty Images

England star Breach turns in five-star show at Twickenham

Jess Breach's international career may be just two games old - but she has already marked herself out as a potential England regular for years to come.
Recent Oaklands Park action between Chichester and London Cornish / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Rugby: Blues want big backing for clash with leaders

Chichester play their biggest home game of the season this Saturday when they face runaway London one south leaders Medway.

Jess Breach on her six-try debut . Picture RFU Collection via Getty Images

Jess brilliant! Why rugby star Breach is pride of West Sussex

Pride of West Sussex Jess Breach has told of her joy at breaking into the senior England rugby union team – and marking a sensational debut with six tries.

The University of Chichester men's rugby team in home action / Picture by John Geeson

University sport: Footballers hit four more... Spitfires downed

The University of Chichester’s women’s football team went into their home match against St Mary’s full of confidence after beating Premier South leaders Hertfordshire – and hit four for the second time this season against the Twickenham-based side.
Jessica Breach on her way to one of six tries / Picture:

Brilliant Breach reflects on dream England bow

Jessica Breach is the pride of Chichester - and in fact the pride of England - after scoring SIX tries on her debut for the national senior women's rugby union side
Jess Breach in her England under-20 days / Picture SJ Muirhead

Breach breaks into England women's senior rugby side

Chichester's Jess Breach has been called up by England's senior women's rugby union side, the Red Roses.
Bognor Panthers U12s at the Harlequins event / Picture by Sportsbeat - Roberto Payne

Bognor rugby kids enjoy big day out with Harlequins

Youngsters from Bognor RFC played a part in creating history as they participated in the Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup, hosted by Harlequins.

The Rocks in action at Braintree - where will the next win come from? Picture by Tommy McMillan

COLUMN: Rocks fans can’t be blamed for lack of goalscorer

So the ‘slump’ continues and to anyone looking in from the outside it seems we just can’t buy a win.

Paul Curtis

Dinner raises vital funds for ex-Bognor rugby star

A dinner and auction was held at Bognor RFC to support ex-player Paul Curtis, who was paralysed from the chest down just over a year ago in a tragic mountain bike accident.

Nick Blount soars in the lineout at Brighton / Picture by Michael Clayden

Depleted Blues battle in defeat at Brighton

Although Chichester lost 38-26 away to a good Brighton team in London one south, they did rather better than expected in view of their very serious selection problems.

Lacrosse action at the University of Chichester / Picture by John Geeson

Chichester students beat runaway leaders

The University of Chichester’s women’s football team picked up perhaps the result of the week away to Premier South runaway leaders University of Hertfordshire.

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Bognor repel a Fareham attack / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Bognor are too hot for Heathens

Bognor bounced to another hard-earned win as they got the better of Fareham Heathens 33-21 at Hampshire Avenue.

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