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Rugby hero fought ‘his illness like a lion’

A rugby hero and former Alnwick landlord who lost his cancer battle has been hailed as courageous and inspirational for the way he ‘fought the illness like a lion’ and tried to help others suffering from the life-threatening condition.

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Four play for Northumberland

Four play for Northumberland

The four Alnwick Rugby Club players who have been selected to play for the Northumberland County this season.

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Hutchinson hat-trick as Alnwick finish with a resounding win

Hutchinson hat-trick as Alnwick finish with a resounding win

Guisborough RFC 7-73 Alnwick RFC

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Alnwick hit back to claim County Cup with close win over Morpeth

Alnwick hit back to claim County Cup with close win over Morpeth

Alnwick RFC 11-7 Morpeth RFC

Northumberland Cup Final

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James Bird charging home for his second-half try for Alnwick against Pocklington. Picture by Steve Miller

Last-gasp try condemns Alnwick to just their second home defeat

ALNWICK 29

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Disappointment in defeat for Alnwick on Yorkshire visit

Disappointment in defeat for Alnwick on Yorkshire visit

Malton & Norton 34-21 Alnwick RFC

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Emphatic victory lifts Alnwick to within a point of third place

Emphatic victory lifts Alnwick to within a point of third place

Alnwick RFC 46-0 Huddersfield

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Playing for the Falcons

Playing for the Falcons

Ashley Sinton from Belford (left) and Will Pettifer from Alnwick (right), who played for Newcastle Falcons U16s at the weekend in two fixtures against Sale Sharks and York Carnegie.

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Alnwick buck trend with away win over title challengers ’Pool

Alnwick buck trend with away win over title challengers ’Pool

West Hartlepool 2-22 Alnwick RFC

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Close game but Alnwick lose to league leaders Pocklington

Close game but Alnwick lose to league leaders Pocklington

Alnwick RFC 3-7 Pocklington

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Alnwick have the edge in derby against local rivals Morpeth

Alnwick have the edge in derby against local rivals Morpeth

Morpeth RFC 17-23 Alnwick RFC

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Drew Thompson in action for Alnwick Juniors.

Alnwick rugby teen selected for Newcastle Falcons elite group

An Alnwick teenager has been accepted into the Newcastle Falcons rugby academy after impressing coaches during a four-week assessment programme.
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Gritty encounter as Alnwick take draw on road at Dinnington

Gritty encounter as Alnwick take draw on road at Dinnington

Dinnington 6-6 Alnwick RFC

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Quality display sees Alnwick run up half a century score

Quality display sees Alnwick run up half a century score

Alnwick 50-8 Durham

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Alnwick sending off changed game as Penrith take advantage

Alnwick sending off changed game as Penrith take advantage

Penrith 21-3 Alnwick

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Morpeth V Alnwick rugby .
Alnwicks J Bird at speed

Winning start to new year as Alnwick move up to third place

Alnwick 46-0 Wheatley Hills

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A ‘game of two halves’ as gritty Alnwick stage late recovery

A ‘game of two halves’ as gritty Alnwick stage late recovery

Percy Park 24-17 Alnwick

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Bees are stung as Bird emerges the last gasp hero for Alnwick

Bees are stung as Bird emerges the last gasp hero for Alnwick

Alnwick 22-20- Bradford & Bingley

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Four tries for Alnwick in hard-fought away win at Driffield

Four tries for Alnwick in hard-fought away win at Driffield

Driffield 19-27 Alnwick

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Alnwick victory keeps it tight at the top in race for league title

Alnwick 26-12 Malton & Norton

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