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Melton RFC’s fast show blitzes Wellingborough

Melton RFC saw off familiar Northamptonshire foes Wellingborough on a bitterly cold day, with the game in doubt right up until a midday pitch inspection.

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Chris Rose's try put Melton back in front in the second half EMN-170512-083749002

Melton RFC earn last-gasp win at basement side Market Rasen

A late penalty helped Melton RFC finally see off the challenge of Midlands One East bottom side Market Rasen and Louth.

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Melton RFC 1st XI EMN-171127-133824002

Powerhouse show from forwards sets up win

It was back to league action this week as Melton hosted a side close to them in the league but with a slightly better record.

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Melton RFC youngsters meet Manu Tuilagi EMN-171122-152620002

Melton RFC U10s tread hallowed Leicester Tigers turf

Young players from Melton Mowbray RFC followed in the footsteps of their heroes by treading the Welford Road turf.

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Chris Rose claimed Melton's points in a much-improved team display at Syston EMN-171120-183517002

Melton RFC suffer County Cup KO at Syston

Melton RFC’s hold on the County Cup finally came to an end as they were beaten 22-6 at Syston in a repeat of last season’s final.

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Colts graduate Christian Jeremiah had the final say at Kettering after a difficult afternoon for Melton EMN-171114-190604002

Depleted Melton RFC outgunned at classy Kettering

Melton slipped closer to the bottom three in Midlands One east as another depleted XV were well beaten at high-flying Kettering.

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Melton RFC Under 11 in action against Ashby EMN-171114-121459002

Home success as Melton RFC host county cup festival

Melton RFC Under 13s produced an outstanding performance, buoyed by great support from the parents on home soil, to reach the next round of the County Cup.

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Six of the current Leicester Tigers squad study at Brooksby Melton College EMN-170711-171326002

Brooksby Melton College helping to shape Leicester Tigers Academy

The Leicester Tigers academy and development players were put through their paces at Brooksby Melton College recently.

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Melton RFC Under 8s EMN-170711-173150002

Melton RFC U8s enjoy good run-out at Syston

Melton RFC travelled to Syston on Sunday for a friendly fixture while their Burton Road home ground hosted the County Cup preliminary rounds.

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Duncan Lennox was one of the few regulars in a much changed line-up for Saturday's defeat to Huntingdon EMN-170711-150826002

Depleted Melton RFC beaten as Huntingdon cash in

Too many absentees to injury and conflicting commitments cost Melton RFC side victory despite several notable performances against Huntingdon on Saturday.

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Sherard Primary School squad will scrum down on the county stage next year EMN-171031-151147002

Schools battle it out at Melton rugby festival

Eight teams from primary schools in and around the town descended on Melton RFC for a festival of rugby last week.

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Leon Gormley helped create and finished off Meltons third try at Bugbrooke EMN-171031-145035002

Melton RFC shake off tenacious Bugbrooke for welcome away win

Melton RFC First XV returned to winning ways in Midlands One East as they held off a tenacious Bugbrooke side on Saturday.

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The Melton RFC U8s sportingly cheer their Coalville opponents after extending their unbeaten run EMN-171031-100957002

Melton RFC Under 8s extend unbeaten run at Coalville

Melton RFC Under 8s continued their unbeaten run this season against Coalville on Sunday.

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Syston RFC up to second after Northampton win

Syston RFC up to second after Northampton win

Syston RFC continued their fine start to the season with a convincing away win on Saturday.

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Melton put unbeaten Bedford under their share of pressure, but clinical finishing would prove the difference between the sides EMN-171025-093023002

Melton RFC beaten by clinical leaders Bedford

A daunting task turned into a heavy home defeat as Melton RFC First XV were beaten by a clinical Bedford side on Saturday.

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Kieran Bugby gathers the loose ball as Melton come under pressure at Syston EMN-171017-170844002

Depleted Melton RFC felled at Syston

A youthful Melton RFC conceded the first derby spoils of the season on Saturday as Syston took revenge for their county cup final defeat.

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Kieran Stone punches a hole through the Syston line in May's County Cup final EMN-171110-135059002

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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