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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.

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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James Woolley on the attack at Kettering EMN-161213-145813002

Kettering 49-10 Melton: First XV draw another away day blank

Melton RFC’s winless away run continued as a depleted First XV suffered their heaviest defeat of the season at Kettering on Saturday.

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Melton RFC Under 10s won all three County Cup matches and conceded just one try EMN-161129-122706002

Melton RFC juniors sweep through County Cup

Melton RFC Under 10s returned from the County Cup preliminaries at Market Bosworth with a 100 per cent record on Sunday.

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No way through for Melton as Huntingdon defend valiantly EMN-161129-091043002

Melton RFC left perplexed as away woes continue

A cruel twist gave Huntingdon victory and ensured Melton’s frustrations away from home continued for another week.

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Will Hurrell played against Bristol in last season's Championship promotion play-off final EMN-161124-122152002

Melton RFC old boy Hurrell set for Leicester Tigers reunion

Melton professional rugby player Will Hurrell goes up against his former club tomorrow (Friday) when he lines up for Bristol against Leicester Tigers.

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Melton RFC Colts tame Vipers to reach County Cup semis

Melton RFC Colts tame Vipers to reach County Cup semis

Melton RFC Colts booked their place in the County Cup semi-finals with a well-deserved and hard-fought win at Vipers.

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Lee Miller gets the ball away for Melton in their 39-7 win over Dronfield EMN-161122-102437002

Melton RFC ease past bottom side Dronfield

Melton RFC highlighted the importance of a strong squad on Saturday as a much-changed XV returned to league action with victory over bottom side Dronfield.

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Melton RFC Veterans XV and supporters ready for County Cup action at Oadby EMN-161115-125125002

Melton RFC Veterans knock Oadby out of County Cup

A late penalty gave Melton RFC Vets XV a fine victory against an Oadby side featuring former Tigers and England star Harry Ellis.

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Harvey Green's kick set up Melton's sole try at Bugbrooke EMN-160811-122508002

Melton RFC’s away day frustrations continue at Bugbrooke

Melton RFC slipped to their fourth defeat of the season at fifth-placed Bugbrooke on another frustrating away trip.

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Leicestershire Rugby Union president Brian Hesford (left) presents the RFU award to Melton RFC minis and junior chairman Debra Gilbert, Andrew Thorpe and senior club chairman Marcus Twidale EMN-160211-111756002

Melton RFC earn RFU award

Melton Mowbray RFC’s resurgence was further bolstered last week when the club received an award from rugby’s national governing body.

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Mark Matthews scored a try in each half against Dronfield EMN-160111-085800002

Midlands One East: Melton RFC pip Paviors in try feast

Melton RFC registered their fifth win of the season in Midlands One East in an entertaining match packed with pace and power.

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