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Paviors bring Melton RFC back down to earth

After their stunning win over Old Northamptonians, it was back down to earth on Saturday as Melton were beaten by in-form Paviors.

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Melton's line holds as both sides showed attacking intent in tough conditions

Melton RFC target top four spot as title challengers are beaten

Melton RFC will enter the season’s run-in with renewed confidence, according to head coach Gareth Collins, after toppling Midlands One East title challengers Old Northamptonians.

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Matt Cox kicked 11 points in Melton's bonus point win against promotion challengers Old Northamptonians EMN-170213-175127002

Melton RFC turn on the style against Midlands One East title hopefuls

Melton RFC produced one of their finest team performances of the season to topple title hopefuls Old Northamptonians in emphatic fashion.

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Melton RFC won every home league game in their last two seasons and have a 100 per cent record in the first half of this campaign EMN-170301-170030002

Melton RFC bid to halt title challengers

Melton RFC First XV return to the main business of the Midlands One East league on Saturday as they entertain promotion-chasing Old Northamptonians.

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A depleted Melton punch a hole in the Oaks defence EMN-170702-165435002

Melton RFC edge out Oakham to reach county cup semis

County Cup holders Melton RFC endured a nervous finale before coming through a close quarter-final at their old Rutland rivals Oakham.

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Chris Rose sets Melton on the front foot as possession is secured EMN-171001-095558002

Injury-hit Melton RFC pip Northampton Old Scouts

Melton RFC survived a tense finale to earn a gutsy unattractive, but deserved Midlands One East win in Northampton on Saturday.

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Battling Syston RFC narrowly beaten at Lichfield

Syston RFC slipped to their seventh straight defeat at Lichfield on Saturday to remain firmly rooted to the bottom of National League Three (Midlands).

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Captain's Close school meet up with Tigers' mascot Welford EMN-170125-123809002

Melton RFC host Leicester Tigers schools tag rugby festival

A Leicester Tigers initiative to introduce young pupils to tag rugby culminated in a schools festival at Melton RFC on Friday.

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Melton attempt to break through the Newbold line EMN-170124-132014002

Melton RFC’s three-year unbeaten home record ended by Newbold

League leaders Newbold came on strong in the second half to end Melton’s impressive three-year unbeaten run at Burton Road.

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Jubilant scenes as Melton RFC lift their first-ever County Cup at the home of the Leicester Tigers EMN-170117-121240002

Melton RFC open Senior County Cup defence at Oakham

Melton RFC are set to open their defence of the Senior County Cup with a derby match early next month.

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Melton RFC Vets XV are back on the County Cup trail EMN-170117-105632002

Melton Vets impress in County Cup trip

Following their win at Oadby in round one, Melton RFC were on the road again in the Veterans County Cup on Saturday.

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Wayne Brooks' try kickstarted a Melton comeback at Wellingborough EMN-170117-095459002

Melton RFC slip to defeat at Wellingborough

Melton RFC Firsts were left deflated as a late flurry of pointsearned Wellingborough a handsome win on Saturday.

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County Cup semi-finalists Melton RFC Colts EMN-171001-133343002

Melton RFC Colts show spirit in County Cup semi-final defeat

Melton were drawn away from home against a very strong Hinckley Colts side in the County Cup semi-final on Saturday.

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Melton attack the Rasen line EMN-171001-100124002

Clinical Melton RFC claim maiden away win at Market Rasen

A clinical second-half display allowed Melton RFC to break their away duck at in-form Market Rasen on Saturday.

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Josh Davies with his Tigers shirt PHOTO: Supplied

Melton student to swap Tigers for Orangutans

Melton student Josh Davies is auctioning off a signed Leicester Tigers jersey to help him fulfil his ambition of becoming a vet.

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Melton RFC won every home league game in their last two seasons and have a 100 per cent record in the first half of this campaign EMN-170301-170030002

Melton RFC coach insists there’s still room for improvement for top four side

Melton RFC head coach Gareth Collins has called on his side to be more ruthless when the Midlands East One resumes after its three-week winter break.

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The young and not so young clash in aid of the late Savanaca Koroibulileka Picture: Jonathan McGrady/JM News EMN-170301-111434002

Melton RFC festive match raises £1,350 for late Oakham RFC player

A fantastic attendance of more than 200 spectators and 45 players helped Melton RFC raise £1,350 in honour of late Oakham player Savanaca Koroibulileka.

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Savanaca Koroibulileka collapsed during a match against West Bridgford EMN-161220-103318002

Melton RFC to hold fundraising match for late Oakham player Savanaca Koroibulileka

Melton RFC will be raising money for the family of late Oakham RFC player Savanaca Koroibulileka in their annual post-Christmas match.

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Wayne Brookes breaks away to set up Melton's first try EMN-161220-091246002

Melton RFC maintain perfect home record

Melton moved up to fourth in Midlands One East as they finished the year on a high with a performance of real grit and great character against Lutterworth.

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Melton RFC Under 7s made the short trip to Oakham EMN-161215-094735002

Melton RFC U7s take on derby rivals Oakham

Excitement was in the air as Melton RFC Under 7s travelled to face derby rivals Oakham.

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