Rugby Union

Lutts are narrowly edged out yet again

Lutterworth suffered their fourth single-score loss of the season as Hereford made it five straight league defeats for them in Midlands One West.

Michael Woodford scored twice in a losing cause for Market Harborough who were beaten for the first time this season

Battling Harborough lose out as Luton take over the top spot

Market Harborough were replaced as Midlands Two East (South) leaders by Luton as they lost their unbeaten record to their Bedfordshire rivals.

Market Harborough Under-12s show their delight after winning the Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup event in Northampton, which earned them a day out at Twickenham. Picture by Ian Longthorne

Harborough youngsters book a Twickenham date

The Aviva Premiership Rugby Final may still be seven months away but youngsters from Market Harborough are already counting down the days – thanks to their efforts and skill at last weekend’s Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup.

Ethan Godefroy crashes over for Harborough's first try

Perfect Harborough march on but Lutts lose to leaders

High-scoring Market Harborough remain top of Midlands Division Two East (South) following a convincing victory over Stewarts & Lloyds.

Lutterworth, pictured in action against Wellingborough earlier this season, edged a narrow win at the weekend

Not much in it as Lutts win but Harborough lose

Lutterworth just got the better of Huntingdon & District in a hugely entertaining Midlands One East encounter.

Lutterworth have made it to the last eight of the National Colts Cup. Pictures courtesy of Chris Shore

Colts sides both progress to make National quarter-finals

Lutterworth powered their way into the quarter-finals of the National Colts Cup with a tremendous win over Old Brodleians.

Welland Park Academy

Park life beckons for Academy

Welland Park Academy’s under-15 side will play at Saracens’ Allianz Park home having booked a place in the semi-finals of the national NatWest Vase competition.

Action from Market Harborough's defeat at Old Laurentians

Errors again prove costly as another tight loss is suffered

Market Harborough slipped to another narrow defeat in Midlands Two East (South).

Caolann Fitzpatrick was Market Harborough's man of the match

Errors continue as Wyggs get the better of poor Harborough

An error-strewn performance saw Market Harborough slip to a 33-24 league defeat on Saturday at local rivals Oadby Wyggestonian.

Market Harborough lost to a last-minute penalty try against Luton

Last-gasp heartbreak against league leaders

Market Harborough could not quite bounce back to winning ways but did give league leaders Luton a scare in Midlands Two East (South).
Steve Hanna

Lessons need to be learned from Belgrave mishap

Things are progressing well at Market Harborough – despite a sobering defeat last weekend.

Action from Market Harborough Colts latest match

Pinley are overpowered to make progress in the cup

Market Harborough battled their way to a 33-12 win against Coventry outfit Pinley in the Intermediate Cup.

Action from Market Harboroughs win over Rushden & Higham

Harborough overcome battling Rushden to open with a win

Market Harborough started their Midlands Two East (South) campaign with a hard-fought 29-6 victory at Rushden & Higham in wet and slippery conditions.

Steve Hanna

Promotion is the target as new coaches aim to take Harborough forward

Market Harborough will begin their season this weekend with a new guard overseeing their progress.

Market Harborough under-12s had a day out at Twickenham. Picture by onEdition

Youngsters have a day to remember at Twickenham

After meeting Rugby World Cup winners Martin Johnson and Lewis Moody at Twickenham this weekend, Market Harborough coach Tim Rodgers admits his under-12 side will not forget their Aviva Premiership Rugby Final experience in a hurry.

Centre, Dave Dochertry with Geordan Murphy and Martin Johnson.

Rugby World Cup winner back in Harborough for birthday bash

Anyone passing Market Harborough Rugby Club last Saturday might have seen a tall bloke rampaging round the pitch just like Martin Johnson.

The William Webb Ellis Cup

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The main attraction. (PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER)

Webb Ellis trophy visits town

One of the grandest prizes in sport was on show in Market Harborough last Friday as hundreds of rugby fans turned out to catch a glimpse of the Webb Ellis trophy.


Get a picture with Rugby World Cup in Harborough

Rugby’s World Cup will be on display at a Market Harborough store this Friday.



From young gymnasts and archers to club stalwarts and undefeated netball teams, it was a night to celebrate all that is great about the district’s grassroots sporting scene.

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