Trowbridge at Twickenham: Cup final is moment to savour for team mates

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Trowbridge head to Twickenham on Sunday

6:00pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

Reaching Sunday’s RFU Intermediate Cup final at Twickenham has been an achievement for all the teammates at Trowbridge, but it has an extra significance for four of the team’s oldest friends.

RUGBY: Dallaglio booster for youngster Catlin

4:00pm Saturday 12th May 2012

IF THE rugby career of Corsham teenager James Catlin goes as far as he hopes, he may owe a debt of thanks to former England captain Lawrence Dallaglio.


11:00am Friday 30th March 2012

THE Marlborough Schools Tag festival saw one of the closest finishes in years, with three teams battling it out for the shield.

DEVIZES TAG RUGBY FESTIVAL: There's no stopping Cannings again

11:00am Friday 30th March 2012

ALL Cannings A successfully defended the trophy they won last year at the Devizes festival.

YOUTH RUGBY: Call-up caps a fine few days for Catlin

3:30pm Friday 2nd March 2012

CORSHAM U16s player James Catlin is celebrating a double dose of good news after earning a national call-up and helping his team to the county title.

RUGBY: Ex-Saddleback boosts youth section

3:30pm Thursday 9th February 2012

DEVIZES have hailed former Saddleback Keith Butler after he invested in the club’s youth section with a five-year sponsorship deal.

RUGBY: Their big chance

3:00pm Thursday 9th February 2012

DAUNTSEY’S head of rugby Marcus Olsen says the school’s U15 side have been handed a unique opportunity after putting themselves one win from a date at the home of English rugby.

YOUTH RUGBY: Devizes U15 Chippenham U15 28.

1:00pm Tuesday 25th January 2011

CHIPPENHAM got the better of their local rivals in their Wiltshire Cup clash.

YOUTH RUGBY: Wootton Bassett 19 Minety Academy 24

12:30pm Tuesday 25th January 2011

MINETY Academy defeated Wootton Bassett in their Division 2 North clash at Ballards Ash.

YOUTH RUGBY: Old Redcliffians U13s 0 Chippenham U13s 50

2:50pm Monday 17th January 2011

CHIPPENHAM U13s are into the final of the Bristol Combination Cup Plate competition after a storming 50-0 triumph over Old Redcliffians.

YOUTH RUGBY: St Brendan's U16 5 Chippenham U16 23

1:37pm Monday 17th January 2011

CHIPPENHAM retained their Bristol Combination Cup title with a comfortable victory over St Brendan’s at Cleve RFC.

YUOTH RUGBY: Marlborough U16 27 Wootton Bassett U16 26

3:34pm Tuesday 11th January 2011

MARLBOROUGH went into their Wiltshire Cup game with confidence, and it showed right from the off.

YOUTH RUGBY: Bradford on Avon U16s 3 Chippenham U16s 31

2:11pm Tuesday 14th December 2010

THE first pool game of this year’s Wiltshire Cup competition saw Chippenham visit Bradford on Avon, the hosts taking an early lead with a penalty after sustained pressure.

YOUTH RUGBY: Winscombe U14 14 Chippenham RFC U14 32

2:00pm Thursday 25th November 2010

CHIPPENHAM were stunned by an early converted try in this Bristol Combination Cup semi final, after being turned over at the kick-off.

YOUTH RUGBY: Chippenham U16S 50 Midsomer Norton U16s 0

1:30pm Thursday 25th November 2010

CHIPPENHAM marched into the final of the Bristol Combination Cup next month with a comprehensive victory over Midsomer Norton.

YOUTH RUGBY: U15s claim Salisbury win

1:00pm Thursday 25th November 2010

CORSHAM U15s showed their mettle as county champions as a below-strength edged out Salisbury 12-10.

YOUTH RUGBY: Minety Academy 17 Swanage and Wareham 14

12:00pm Thursday 25th November 2010

MINETY came from behind to claim the Dorset & Wilts U17s Bowl with victory on home turf.

YOUTH RUGBY: Success for Chippenham minis

11:30am Thursday 25th November 2010

CHIPPENHAM'S minis took part in a triangular fixture against hosts Melksham and Frome, the U12s clinching victories in both of their games.

YOUTH RUGBY: Supermarine 12 Minety 43

11:00am Thursday 25th November 2010

MINETY U15s consolidated their position as Dorset & Wilts U15 Division Two North leaders with an emphatic victory at Supermarine.

YOUTH RUGBY: Miren U18 Girls 55 Cinderford and Berry Hill U18 Girls 0

1:00pm Tuesday 2nd November 2010

ON SUNDAY, Miren (Minety and Cirencester) U18s travelled to Cinderford to play a combined Cinderford and Berry Hill side.

YOUTH RUGBY: Chippenham U13s 38 Yatton U13s 5

12:40pm Tuesday 2nd November 2010

CHIPPENHAM U13s had a convincing victory against Yatton in the Bristol Combination Plate on Sunday. They were rewarded with an early try for Jack Utton after the forwards had delivered fast ball after a series of rucks. Number eight Ross Garty followed up with a charging run, breaking through three tacklers to score, with Tom Douglas converting.

YOUTH RUGBY: Old Redcliffians 5 Chippenham U14s 48

12:20pm Tuesday 2nd November 2010

CHIPPENHAM made an outstanding start in their Bristol Combination Cup game.

YOUTH RUGBY: Chippenham U16s 43 Weston-super-Mare 5

12:00pm Tuesday 2nd November 2010

CHIPPENHAM progressed to the next round of the Bristol Combination Cup despite a tough test against their Somerset opponents.

YOUTH RUGBY: Swindon U16s 0 Chippenham U16s 82

1:08pm Tuesday 19th October 2010

CHIPPENHAM'S U15s kicked off their Wiltshire Cup campaign with a comprehensive win over Swindon.

YOUTH RUGBY: St Brendans 0 Chippenham 63

12:00pm Tuesday 12th October 2010

THE opening match of the U14’s Bristol Combination Cup campaign was away at St Brendan’s, a team which Chippenham had roundly beaten in the same contest last year.

YOUTH RUGBY: Chippenham U13s 39 Wimborne 0

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Chippenham U13s

6:49pm Tuesday 30th March 2010

AFTER their victory against Wootton Bassett in the Wiltshire Cup final, Chippenham added the Dorset & Wilts crown with a win at Swindon RFC.

YOUTH RUGBY: North Dorset U15s 7 Chippenham U15 34

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: YOUTH RUGBY: North Dorset U15s 7 Chippenham U15 34

2:22pm Tuesday 30th March 2010

CHIPPENHAM U15s claimed the Dorset & Wilts Cup for the third year running with a 34-7 victory over North Dorset on their own Gillingham pitch.

YOUTH RUGBY: Miren U18 Girls 27 Melksham U18 0

10:09am Tuesday 30th March 2010

MIREN (Minety and Cirencester) U18s continued their impressive winning streak at Melksham.

GIRLS RUGBY: Miren U18 34 Oxford U18 5

1:02pm Tuesday 2nd March 2010

MIREN (Minety and Cirencester) took on Cinderford on a heavily cut-up pitch.

GIRLS RUGBY: Chipping Sodbury U15s 29 Miren U15s 20

12:58pm Tuesday 2nd March 2010

U15 REGIONAL players Becky Wilson (captain), Alice Luce, Molly Birchmore returned to club rugby as Miren Girls (Minety, Cirencester and Supermarine) narrowly lost out.

YOUTH RUGBY: Marlborough U15 19 Corsham U15 5

12:53pm Tuesday 2nd March 2010

MARLBOROUGH kicked off and immediately made an impact with great tackles from Ryan Davies, Matthew Barker and Harry Shakeshaft.

RUGBY: Chippenham U14s 29 Clevedon U14s 12

2:17pm Tuesday 23rd February 2010

AFTER a thrashing the day before by a touring side from Derby, Chippenham U14s were looking to take something positive away from this friendly against their Somerset visitors.

YOUTH RUGBY: Chippenham U15 43 Swindon U15 0

2:13pm Tuesday 23rd February 2010

AFTER two weeks’ enforced lay-off due to frozen pitches and half term, Chippenham U15s got back on the Wiltshire Cup trail with a semi-final win against Swindon at Allington Fields.

MINI RUGBY: Chippenham dominate rivals

2:04pm Tuesday 23rd February 2010

CHIPPENHAM minis took on local rivals Corsham and came away with every age group winning all their games.

YOUTH RUGBY: Marlborough's international date

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Marlborough U8s

11:03am Monday 1st February 2010

MARLBOROUGH U8s featured in a curtain raiser to England Saxons match against Ireland A at Bath's Recreation Ground on Sunday.

YOUTH RUGBY: Devizes U13 20 Marlborough U13 5

11:24am Monday 1st February 2010

DEVIZES started the strongest and scored in the third minute when a 30-metre break from Lewis Dodds and quick ruck ball and neat passing along the back line put wing Harry Easton in for the first score. Marlborough responded at once with a fine solo run by their Number 8 who split the Devizes defence to draw the scores.

YOUTH RUGBY: Chippenham U13 36 Warminster U13 0

1:58pm Tuesday 26th January 2010

CHIPPENHAM hosted Warminster in a Wiltshire Cup match on Sunday and made a measured and confident start.

YOUTH RUGBY: Cleve U15s 10 Chippenham U15s 14

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Action from Chippenham U15s Bristol Combination Cup final against Cleve

1:50pm Tuesday 26th January 2010

CHIPPENHAM U15 took the Bristol Combination Cup out of the city with a hard-fought victory in the final at Keynsham RFC.

RUGBY: Marlborough U14s 0 Minety U14s 31

11:31am Tuesday 26th January 2010

MINETY knew they were in for a difficult Wiltshire Cup match away against Marlborough, when injuries and non-availabilities made it clear that they were going to struggle to put out a team.

YOUTH RUGBY: Trowbridge & Melksham back with a bang

9:36am Monday 25th January 2010

AFTER the enforced break due to the poor weather, Trowbridge and Melksham returned to action with a bang and three good wins.

YOUTH RUGBY: Trowbridge U15 0 Chippenham U15 44

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Action from Chippenham U15s match against Trowbridge

12:45pm Tuesday 19th January 2010

WITH the pitches at Trowbridge still unplayable, the delayed final pool match in the Wiltshire Cup was moved to Chippenham.

YOUTH RUGBY: Barry RFC U15s 0 Chippenham U15s 28

12:21pm Tuesday 15th December 2009

CHIPPENHAM U15s made their way over the bridge to South Wales to play Barry RFC as part of their preparation for next week’s Bristol Combination Cup Final next weekend. Having no knowledge about the opposition, apart from the fact that they were unbeaten this season, Chippenham went into the match with their own unbeaten reputation to protect.

YOUTH RUGBY: Miren U18 Girls 72 Ozford U18 Girls 5

11:30am Monday 14th December 2009

ON SUNDAY, Miren (Minety and Cirencester) travelled to Witney to play Oxford (a combined Oxfordshire Clubs’ Team).

YOUTH RUGBY: Trowbridge's unbeaten run powers on

11:00am Monday 14th December 2009

IN A triangular fixture on Sunday, Trowbridge U11s overpowered Swindon and Corsham with their forwards providing the platform for another strong performance.

YOUTH RUGBY: Six of the best from Chippenham U10s

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Chippenham's U10s squad against Wootton Bassett

9:45am Monday 14th December 2009

Chippenham U10s took on local rivals Wootton Bassett in the last competitive game of the year at Allington Fields and achieved an impressive six games without a loss.

YOUTH RUGBY: Corsham U14s 17 Chippenham U14s 12

3:13pm Wednesday 2nd December 2009

CHIPPENHAM U14s travelled the short distance to face local rivals Corsham in abysmal conditions of driving rain, a biting wind and a stodgy pitch.

YOUTH RUGBY: Battling Marlborough U15s brave show

10:00am Monday 30th November 2009

INJURY and illness-ravaged Marlborough took to the field with just 12 players against Devizes.

YOUTH RUGBY: Winscombe U13 0 Chippenham U13 24

12:07pm Tuesday 24th November 2009

CHIPPENHAM travelled to Winscombe for their semi-final match in the Bristol Combination Cup.

YOUTH RUGBY: Wells U14s 26 Chippenham U14s 33

12:02pm Tuesday 24th November 2009

CHIPPENHAM travelled to Wells for a friendly with a weakened side due to illness and injuries.

YOUTH RUGBY: Chippenham U15s 37 Clevedon U15s 5

11:54am Tuesday 24th November 2009

CHIPPENHAM U15s booked their place in the final of the Bristol Combination Cup with a 37-5 success over Clevedon at Allington Field.

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