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Littlehampton on a roll as they reach semi-finals

Littlehampton Rugby Club reached the semi-finals of the Sussex Vase on Saturday with a convincing 48-0 victory over Shoreham 2nd.

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Action from Taunton Titans v Worthing Raiders. Picture by Andy Wales

Taunton Titans 81, Worthing Raiders 14: Disappointing result to league leaders

This Saturday saw the Raiders on a trip to the West Country to take on the league leaders Taunton Titans, writes Colin Coulson.

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Last season's colts skipper made his first Raiders start on Saturday. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Young guns shining through for Raiders

Worthing Raiders high performance team manager Ian Davies was delighted to see another youngster show his worth on Saturday.

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Jack Maslen bagged two tries in Raiders' last-gasp defeat at Redruth. Picture by Colin Coulson

Progress pleasing Levett - despite last-gasp defeat

Jody Levett is pleased with the progress his Worthing Raiders squad are making following their opening four National 2 South matches this season – despite suffering late heartache as they fell to a second defeat in succession on Saturday.

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Sam Hampson celebrates with team-mates after going over for Raiders on Saturday. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Levett counts cost of 'silly' errors in wake of first Raiders defeat

Worthing Raiders head coach Jody Levett wants to see ‘silly’ errors erased after his side suffered a first National 2 South defeat of the season on Saturday.

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Matt McLean scored 18 of the 30 points registered in the defeat to Redingensians Rams this afternoon. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Rampant Rams hand Raiders first defeat

Worthing Raiders were sent crashing to a first National 2 South defeat of the season this afternoon.
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Raiders skipper Liam Perkins leads an attack during Saturday's game at newly-promoted Wimbledon. Picture by Colin Coulson

Coulson: Let's continue flying season start

Worthing Raiders assistant coach Ben Coulson has challenged his players to maintain the momentum built in their opening two games of the National 2 South season.

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Sussex Sports Awards 2016 Young Sports Personality of the Year winner Archie Davis & Oldest Living Olympian Bill Lucas

Nominations Set to Open for Annual Sports Awards

Active Sussex is set to launch nominations for the annual Sussex Sports Awards that recognise and celebrate the achievements of the county’s sports stars and athletes, coaches, teams and volunteers.
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Liam Perkins marked his 100th Worthing Raiders appearance with two tries this afternoon. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Perkins' personal milestone marked with opening-day Raiders win

Liam Perkins' 100th Worthing Raiders appearance ended with an opening-day National 2 South success for his side at Roundstone Lane this afternoon.

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Worthing Raiders get the new season under way on Saturday. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Levett: We don’t want to be fighting for survival

Jody Levett looked ahead to his second full season as Worthing Raiders head coach and declared: “We don’t want to be fighting for survival again this season.”

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Worthing Raiders head coach Jody Levett (right). Picture by Stephen Goodger

Raiders get pre-season programme under way

Worthing Raiders kicked off preparations for another season in National 2 South with a friendly at Cambridge on Saturday.

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Elliott Worrall (right) with Raiders head coach Jody Levett

Cornish lock completes Raiders switch

Worthing Raiders made their fifth signing of the summer with lock Elliott Worrall agreeing on a switch to Roundstone Lane this morning.

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Jack Maslen (right) and Worthing Raiders head coach Jody Levett.

Raiders return for Maslen

Jack Maslen agreed on a return to Worthing Raiders yesterday.

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New Raiders back row signing Kemp Price (right) with head coach Jody Levett (left)

Raiders bolster back row with two new additions

Worthing Raiders made their second and third signings of the summer yesterday.

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Worthing College rugby boys' team celebrate

It's a stellar season for Worthing College rugby

Both Worthing College’s boys’ and girls’ programmes enjoyed their most successful year to date this past campaign.

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Amy Wilson-Hardy

Former Raider named in England World Cup squad

Worthing's Amy Wilson-Hardy has been named in the England Women's squad for the upcoming World Cup.

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New Raiders signing Matt Walsh (left) with assistant coach Ben Coulson

Raiders swoop to sign Championship scrum-half Walsh

Worthing Raiders completed their first signing of the summer yesterday with talented scrum-half Matt Walsh agreeing to join the club.

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Joe Watson-Brooks has departed Worthing Raiders after being handed a teaching role in Switzerland. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Preparations begin after Raiders' fixture release

The countdown is now underway for Worthing Raiders Rugby Club after discovering their fixtures ahead of the new season earlier this month.
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Worthing Rugby Clubs under-11 team pictured with Jason Robinson at Twickenham. Picture by onEdition

A day to remember for Worthing young guns

Young rugby fans from Worthing Rugby Club’s under-11 team had a day to remember as they not only rubbed shoulders with World Cup winner Jason Robinson but played a starring role in Saturday’s Aviva Premiership Rugby final at Twickenham.

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Worthing Raiders head coach Jody Levett (left), assistant coach Ben Coulson (right). Picture by Stephen Goodger

Davies sees season as a learning curve

Worthing Raiders high performance team manager Ian Davies reflected on a tough season for the team and said: “It’s been a steep learning curve.”

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