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Rio 2016: Great Britain rugby 7s side take silver after masterclass from Fiji

Sussex's Tom Mitchell and his Great Britain 7s had to settle for silver after they were taught a lesson by the masterful Fiji side in the Olympic final, losing 36-7.
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England Rugby 7s skipper Tom Mitchell SUS-160324-100820001

Rio 2016: Tom Mitchell’s Great Britain Rugby 7s team have golden chance after semi-final triumph

Great Britain, skippered by Sussex’s Tom Mitchell, have a chance for gold after beating South Africa 7-5 in a tense Olympic semi-final.

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England Rugby 7s skipper Tom Mitchell SUS-160324-100820001

Rio 2016: Great Britain beat New Zealand to qualify for knockout stages of Rugby 7s

Great Britain’s rugby 7s side have reached the knockout stages of the Olympics after beating New Zealand 21-19 in the final group stage.

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England Rugby 7s skipper Tom Mitchell SUS-160324-100831001

Rio 2016: Rugby 7s captain Tom Mitchell - ‘This has been a very special opportunity for us’

Great Britain Rugby 7s team captain Tom Mitchell has said the Rio Olympics has been a ‘very special opportunity’ for his team.

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England Rugby 7s skipper Tom Mitchell SUS-160324-100820001

Rio 2016: UPDATE - Mitchell leads Great Britain to two rugby 7s victories

Cuckfield’s Tom Mitchell lead Great Britain to two wins in their first two games of the rugby 7s in Rio.

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Amy Wilson Hardy

Heartbreak for Amy in Rio

Worthing’s Amy Wilson Hardy and Team GB missed out on a medal in the women’s rugby sevens event at the Olympics this evening.

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Amy Wilson Hardy

Amy through to the semi-finals with Team GB

Worthing’s Amy Wilson Hardy is through to the semi-finals of the women’s rugby sevens event with Great Britain at the Olympics.

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Joe Marchant goes over for Worthing Raiders

Coulson not surprised to see Marchant earn England call

Worthing Raiders Rugby Club assistant coach Ben Coulson is not surprised to see former player Joe Marchant called up into England’s 45-man provisional elite squad.

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Amy Wilson Hardy

Amy’s bid for Olympic gold to get under way in Rio

Amy Wilson Hardy’s bid for Olympic gold with Great Britain in the women’s rugby sevens begins tomorrow.

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Amy Wilson Hardy

Worthing’s Amy named in GB Olympic squad

Worthing’s Amy Wilson-Hardy has been named in the Great Britain women’s sevens squad for the Olympics in Rio.

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Liam Perkins in action for Worthing Raiders last season

New captain Perkins eyes improved season

Liam Perkins says it was a proud moment when he was named Worthing Raiders Rugby Club’s captain for the upcoming season.

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Liam Perkins has been named Worthing Raiders' new skipper

‘Talisman’ Perkins takes over as Raiders’ captain

Liam Perkins has been named Worthing Raiders Rugby Club’s new captain for the upcoming National 2 South campaign.

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Jamie Ure dives over to touch down for Worthing Raiders against Redingensians last season

Ure set to be only departure from Worthing’s squad

Worthing Raiders Rugby Club are expecting to keep hold of all of their players from last season – apart from Jamie Ure who has joined Edinburgh.

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Kieran Leeming in action for Worthing Raiders last season

Exciting young crop could lead Raiders’ new era

Newly-appointed Worthing Raiders Rugby Club coach Ben Coulson believes his side possess enough promising young talent to push them to the next level.

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Ben Coulson (left) has agreed to become a first-team coach at Worthing Raiders

Davies is back as part of new look set-up

Ian Davies has returned to Worthing Raiders for a fourth stint with the club.

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Worthing Raiders high performance team manager Ian Davies

Davies aware of how tough next season will be

Returning Worthing Raiders Rugby Club high-performance manager Ian Davies is all too aware how fierce competition is in National 2 South.

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Former Worthing Raiders head coach Kieron Dawson (right)

Dawson departs role as Raiders head coach

Worthing Raiders Rugby Club head coach Kieron Dawson has left his role with immediate effect.

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Kieran Leeming's performances this season have impressed Raiders head coach Kieron Dawson

Young guns could be key to Raiders’ success

Worthing Raiders Rugby Club head coach Kieron Dawson admits young talent could be key as they look to improve on a difficult National 2 South season next time out.

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Sam Aspland-Robinson in action for Worthing Raiders

Former Raiders in England under-20 squad

A contingent of former Worthing Raiders Rugby Club loanees have been included in England’s under-20 World Rugby Championship squad.

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Worthing Raiders Rugby Club head coach Kieron Dawson

Up-and-down display sums up our season – Dawson

Worthing Raiders head coach Kieron Dawson felt his side’s 27-26 final-day National 2 South home success was a perfect illustration of their campaign.

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