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Melton RFC and Syston RFC set for first league derby in a decade

There will be scores to settle and bragging rights at stake on Saturday when Melton RFC meet Syston for their first league clash in a decade.

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Melton RFC Under 8s with their medals and silverware EMN-171010-104536002

All-out attack helps Melton RFC Under 8s to Syston silverware

Melton RFC Under 8s travelled to the Dave Vamplew Festival at Syston RFC on Sunday with old scores to settle after being denied the title last year by the narrowest of margins.

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Chris Rose attempts a line break against Peterborough EMN-170310-150904002

First XV fight back to snatch crucial victory

Melton RFC bounced back from three straight league defeats by edging Peterborough in an entertaining Midlands One East clash.

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Syston RFC maintain fast start with 60-point win

Syston RFC moved up to third in Midlands One East with a thumping 60-12 win at bottom side Market Rasen and Louth on Saturday.

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The Melton RFC Under 8s squad was bolstered by some new faces EMN-170310-170303002

Melton RFC Under 8s make fine start to new season

Melton RFC Under 8s burst their way into the new rugby season in style on Sunday.

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Leon Gormley's second-half score helped Melton on their way to a try bonus point against Paviors EMN-170926-100347002

Melton RFC battle to bonus point in Paviors defeat

A late try gave Melton RFC First XV a deserved try bonus point and something to show for their trip to in-form Paviors.

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Kieran Stone on the charge against Oundle EMN-170919-192308002

Melton RFC come up short against Oundle

A depleted Melton First XV missing seven regulars fell to a narrow defeat at home to Oundle on Saturday in Midlands One East.

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Melton RFC Colts withstand Oadby Wyggs fightback

Melton RFC Colts hung on to victory after surviving a second-half comeback from Oadby Wyggs at Burton Road.

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Harry Wood makes a valuable tackle for Melton. EMN-170409-102748002

Melton open new season with hard-fought win

The first league game of the new season started in bright sunshine as Melton RFC 1st XI entertained a side that had been tough opponents last year.

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Melton RFC will look to their core of homegrown talent to propel them to another good season EMN-170830-104521002

Returning troops boost Melton RFC’s top four ambitions

Melton RFC will hope the return of a national cup winner will add spark to the back line as they kick off the new Midlands One East season on Saturday.

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Youngsters try out a fun drill at last year's Try Rugby day EMN-170808-172233002

Melton RFC opens its doors for Try Rugby taster event

Melton Mowbray RFC is getting ready to host its annual pre-season Try Rugby event at its Burton Road HQ on Sunday, August 20 from 10am until noon.

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Jack White was part of the Melton RFC Under 17s side which won the RFU National Bowl in 2008 PHOTO: Greg Strachey EMN-170727-102852002

Familiar faces return as Melton RFC strengthen

Melton RFC have strengthen their squad with a couple of familiar faces.

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Lee Miller came through the junior ranks at Melton RFC to the First XV EMN-170726-095126002

Melton RFC duo earn England call-up

Two players from Melton RFC will get a dream chance to wear the Red Rose of England this season after being selected to represent their country next season.

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Melton RFC duo receive call-ups to England Fire Service squad

Two Melton Mowbray RFC players have fulfilled a dream - after being selected to play for the England Fire Service Rugby team.

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Pictured are the Argentina rugby squad training at Brooksby Melton College back in 2015.

Tigers get their claws into education

Leicester Tigers and Brooksby Melton College have joined forces to develop a quality sports-based degree programme with Tigers Rugby at its heart.

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New signing Ollie Haddon (left) with Melton RFC head coach Gareth Collins EMN-171207-113457002

Melton Mowbray RFC snap up Crusaders fly-half

Melton RFC First XV have strengthened their squad as they continue preparations for their second season in Midlands One East.

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Hurrell joined newly-promoted Bristol from Doncaster last summer EMN-170614-123011002

Will Hurrell retains England hopes after Will Greenwood praise

Will Hurrell has revealed his hopes of a senior England debut still burn bright after a first season of Premiership rugby attracted high praise from a World Cup winner.

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Melton RFC junior players at Leicester Tigers. EMN-171005-150110002

Melton RFC juniors visit Leicester Tigers lair

Young players from Melton Mowbray RFC honed their skills with the professionals at the home of 10-time English champions Leicester Tigers.

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Applause for Syston players at the finish.

Lightning strikes twice! Badham secures last-gasp cup win for Melton RFC

Senior County Cup

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Matt Cox proposes to girlfriend Beth Pick as his teammates watch on. Photo: Tim Williams.

Love match! Melton RFC’s Matt Cox lifts the Senior County Cup before proposing to his girlfriend

Melton RFC’s Matt Cox had a night to remember after winning the Senior County Cup - and his girlfriend’s hand in marriage.

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