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Melton RFC face big away test at Old Northamptonians

Melton RFC return to league action this weekend with a top-of-the-table clash in Northants.

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Melton RFC Colts on the attack against Vipers EMN-161013-121229002

Melton RFC Colts hold out as Vipers bite back

Melton RFC Colts opened their season at home with a bruising encounter against a feisty Vipers side.

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Melton RFC U9s won four straight matches to share the Dave Vamplew Festival honours EMN-161110-113929002

Melton RFC U9s claim spoils at Syston Festival

Melton RFC under 9s began their season in super style by winning their first silverware at the Dave Vamplew Syston Festival.

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The triumphant Melton RFC Under 8s squad EMN-161110-164859002

Melton RFC U8s secure Syston Festival honours

Melton RFC Under 8s joined a fantastic turnout at Syston RFC for their annual rugby festival.

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Melton RFC Under 11s at the Syston Festival EMN-161110-120956002

Melton RFC Under 11s end Syston trip on a high note

On Sunday Melton RFC made the short trip to play at the Syston Festival.

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Melton RFC's new crop of under 7s who played their first competitive matches against Ilkeston and Leicester Lions at Burton Road. EMN-160610-164754002

Melton RFC U7s quick to make impression at Syston RFC

Melton RFC Under 7s burst onto the competitive scene in style on Sunday at the Syston Rugby Festival.

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Lee Miller wins the lineout for Melton EMN-161110-095013002

Melton RFC up to third as Northampton Old Scouts dispatched

Melton RFC bounced back from defeat at the leaders by leapfrogging opponents Northampton Old Scouts into third place.

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Melton RFC Under 11s opened their season with plenty of positives against Ilkeston EMN-160410-184502002

Melton RFC U11s make positive season bow

Melton RFC Under 11s a had brilliant start to the season on Sunday morning, playing under new rules.

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Melton RFC test the well-drilled Newbold defence once again EMN-160410-120543002

Midlands One East: Melton RFC fall at runaway leaders

Melton RFC gave a good account of themselves in defeat to the runaway league leaders who are sweeping aside all before them this season.

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Melton RFC on the charge during Saturday's match against Wellingborough EMN-160926-104846002

Melton up to third after seven-try spectacular against Wellingborough


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Ferocious action as Melton and Market Rasen players compete for the ball during Saturday's match  PHOTO JON STAVES EMN-160919-161848002

Ferocious forwards set up good Melton victory

A dominant display gave Melton a bonus point win they deserved against opposition who are highly experienced at this level.

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The Sierra Leone players pose proudly in their new kit EMN-160909-095644002

Market Rasen and Louth RFC forge links with Sierra Leone

The colours of Market Rasen and Louth RFC are being proudly worn in the unlikely playing fields of Sierra Leone thanks to links forged by a former Red and Greens player.

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Melton RFC skipper Marcus Badham and head coach Gareth Collins EMN-160829-175016002

Midlands One East: Melton RFC rue missed chances at Lutterworth

Indiscipline, bad decision-making and missed opportunities cost Melton RFC dear as a late score won it for Lutterworth.

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Will Hurrell trains with his new Bristol team-mates EMN-160707-143216002

Melton RFC old boy Hurrell makes Premiership bow at Twickenham

Melton rugby star Will Hurrell could not have wished for a better venue to make his long-awaited Premiership debut.

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Melton outmuscled Leighton Buzzard on their Midlands One debut EMN-160609-122709002

Midlands One East: Melton RFC off to a flier against Leighton Buzzard

Head coach Gareth Collins was delighted with his team as Melton RFC opened their Midlands One East account with a comprehensive victory on Saturday.

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Melton RFC's new arrivals for 2016/17 - Kieran Stone, Josh Palmer and Kieran Busby EMN-160829-175002002

Rugby: Melton RFC braced for Midlands One debut

A step into the unknown awaits Melton RFC as they kick off their new campaign - but there will be few fears in the Melton camp.

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Minis coach Phil Wood puts some under 5s through their paces EMN-160823-185340002

Melton RFC gears up for season with Try Rugby Day

Many new faces came along to join Melton Mowbray RFC’s annual Try Rugby Day earlier this month.

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Team of the Year: Melton RFC First XV EMN-160405-112448002

Melton RFC host West Bridgford in pre-season opener

Newly-promoted Melton RFC step up their preparations for a highly-anticipated campaign with their first pre-season friendly this weekend.

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Minis coach Phil Wood helps out at a previous Try Rugby Day at Melton RFC EMN-160208-174445002

Melton RFC opens its doors for Try Rugby Day

Melton Mowbray RFC’s mini and junior section is inviting boys and girls aged six to 17 to their annual Try Rugby Day.

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Brian Hesford has served Melton RFC as player, coach and committee man for the past 37 years EMN-160727-130118002

Melton RFC stalwart becomes club’s first county president

A Melton RFC stalwart who helped coach a pair of future international stars has become the club’s first-ever county president.

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