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Basingstoke RFC gear up for final pre-season game

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC’s new head coach Will Croker is looking forward to seeing his side in action in their final pre-season game, at home to National Two London side Old Elthamians.

Bumper deal sees Blue squad get kitted out

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC’s Blue Squad will be sporting new kits this season thanks to a £5,000 sponsorship deal with Redrow.

Super mum Emma Croker in World Cup win

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

EMMA Croker is basking in the glory of being a world cup winner after she was part of the victorious England team that beat Canada 21-9 in Paris.

Emma Croker helps England to World Cup glory

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:23am Monday 18th August 2014

ENGLAND won the Women’s Rugby World Cup for the first time since 1994, as they beat Canada 21-9 in Paris.

Emma Croker helps England to Women's Rugby World Cup final

Basingstoke Gazette: England calling: Richmond's Emma Croker in a convincing win over Six Nations rivals France at Twickenham earlier this month

2:11pm Thursday 14th August 2014

EMMA Croker is preparing to play in the Women's Rugby World Cup final on Sunday after helping England to a 40-7 semi-final victory over Ireland.

Basingstoke RFC announce link-up with University of Winchester

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC head coach Will Croker is delighted about the club’s new link-up with the University of Winchester ahead of their forthcoming campaign.

Emma Croker and Engalnd have World Cup final in their sights

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3:00pm Sunday 10th August 2014

ENGLAND women’s World Cup team are still on course on another final, after they won their Pool on Saturday in Paris.

Emma Croker and England win again

Basingstoke Gazette: Port prove stubborn opposition as Knutsford play their first game in a month

9:42am Wednesday 6th August 2014

EMMA Croker wife of the former Basingstoke RFC director of rugby, James Croker, was part of the England team which made it two wins out of two in their World Cup campaign in Paris, after a 45-4 win over Spain.

Emma Croker ready for World Cup

Basingstoke Gazette: England calling: Richmond's Emma Croker in a convincing win over Six Nations rivals France at Twickenham earlier this month

8:00am Friday 1st August 2014

The Women’s World Cup gets under way in Paris tomorrow and Emma Croker, the wife of the former Basingstoke RFC director of rugby, James Croker, is hoping to help England to victory.

'Stoke make double signing

Basingstoke Gazette:

12:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC have set their stall out for promotion at the first attempt from London One South with the signings of Gavin Hart and Ben Stewart.

London Irish to hold summer camp at Basingstoke RFC

Basingstoke Gazette:

8:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC will be hosting a London Irish Rugby Camp from Wednesday, August 20 to Friday, August 22 for players aged six to 14.

James Croker steps down as Basingstoke RFC director of rugby

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke RFC director of rugby James Croker and daughter Lucy celebrate with the Hampshire Cup.

1:30pm Friday 4th July 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC have announced that director of rugby James Croker is stepping down after three seasons at Down Grange.

'Stoke to start new season with home game against Dover

Basingstoke Gazette: Determined: Basingstoke RFC director of rugby James Croker

12:00pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC will start their promotion quest in London One South with a visit from Dover on Saturday, September 6.

'Stoke chairman pays tribute to club man Cliff Jones

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke RFC youngster stage brave fightback to claim a draw

6:00am Sunday 22nd June 2014

Basingstoke RFC chairman Steve Tristram has paid tribute to long-standing supporter Cliff Jones, who lost his fight with cancer last weekend.

Basingstoke RFC chairman to step down next summer

Basingstoke Gazette: Dr Steve Tristram will step down as 'Stoke chairman next summer

12:00pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC chairman Steve Tristram and president John Evans were re-elected at Tuesday’s well attended AGM at the club’s Down Grange home, but both will step down in 2015.

Croker: Cup win proves that 'Stoke are top dogs in Hampshire

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke RFC director of rugby James Croker and daughter Lucy celebrate with the Hampshire Cup.

12:00pm Friday 2nd May 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC enjoyed the perfect end to their season as they lifted the Hampshire Cup after a thrilling 13-11 extra-time victory over Havant.

Girls' rugby tour is a success

Basingstoke Gazette: The girls in their kit after a match.

8:00pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC’s girls enjoyed an historic first-ever tour, which saw their under-15 and under-18 teams travel to Wales.

REPORT - Basingstoke RFC 13 Havant 11

Basingstoke Gazette: A Basingstoke attack is stopped by Havant

11:41am Sunday 27th April 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC won a thrilling Hampshire Cup final in extra time as they beat local rivals Havant 13-11 on Saturday at Down Grange.

Video reaction - Hampshire Cup win

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5:43pm Saturday 26th April 2014

Basingstoke RFC director of rugby James Croker talks to the Gazette after his side won a thrilling Hampshire Cup final beating Havant 13-11.

AS IT HAPPENED - Basingstoke RFC 13 Havant 11 Basingstoke win Hampshire Cup

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2:30pm Saturday 26th April 2014

AS IT HAPPENED - Basingstoke RFC 13 Havant 11 - Basingstoke win the Hampshire Cup.

'Stoke look to end season on a high by lifting Hampshire Cup

Basingstoke Gazette: Freddie Gleadowe is in line to return for Basingstoke this week.

12:00pm Friday 25th April 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC are determined to end their season on a high by winning the Hampshire Cup at Down Grange on Saturday (kick-off 3pm).

Croker: 'Stoke WILL bounce back

Basingstoke Gazette: Determined: Basingstoke RFC director of rugby James Croker

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

“WE will bounce back.” Those are the words of determined Basingstoke RFC director of rugby James Croker after his First XV side suffered relegation from National League Three London.

Cavaliers end season in some style

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke RFC youngster stage brave fightback to claim a draw

3:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BASINGSTOKE Cavaliers ended their season in fine style with a stunning 91-0 victory over visiting Eastleigh III.

Brighton Hill Community School win rugby tournament

Basingstoke Gazette: Action from finals day at Down Grange.

8:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC has hosted secondary school rugby coaching and tournaments all season, culminating in Year 7 pupils battling it out in the final tournament.

REPORT - Basingstoke RFC 21 East Grinstead 61

Basingstoke Gazette: Guy Wilkinson just about to score Basingstoke's first try

12:07pm Sunday 13th April 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC put up a battling performance on the final day of the National League Three London campaign, but their relegation fate was sealed as Barnes won at Westcombe Park 31-30.

Video reaction Basingstoke 21 East Grinstead 61

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5:21pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Basingstoke RFC's director rugby James Croker talks to the Gazette after his side's 61-21 defeat at the hands of East Grinstead.

AS IT HAPPENED - Basingstoke RFC 21 East Grinstead 61

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2:25pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Live text updates - Basingstoke RFC v East Grinstead

Day of destiny beckons for Basingstoke RFC

Basingstoke Gazette: Freddie Gleadowe will return for Basingstoke this weekend.

12:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

ONLY victory in their final league game will do for Basingstoke RFC, if they are to stand any chance of avoiding relegation from National League Three London.

REPORT - Tonbridge Juddians 41 Basingstoke 32

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11:59am Sunday 6th April 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC slipped into the National League Three London relegation zone following a 41-32 defeat at Tonbridge Juddians.

Basingstoke RFC look for win at Tonbridge Juddians

Basingstoke Gazette: Freddie Gleadowe misses the trip to Barnes

12:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

WITH two games left of their National League Three London campaign Basingstoke RFC are just one point above the drop zone.

REPORT - Basingstoke 24 Barnes 41

Basingstoke Gazette: Jobi Kochanowski scored Basingstoke's first try

1:25pm Sunday 30th March 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC has been sucked into an end-of-season relegation battle, after they lost 41-19 to visiting Barnes on Saturday afternoon.

Video reaction James Croker

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5:10pm Saturday 29th March 2014

Basingstoke RFC director of rugby James Croker talks to the Gazette after his side's 41-24 defeat at home to Barnes.

AS IT HAPPENED - Basingstoke RFC v Barnes RFC

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2:11pm Saturday 29th March 2014

As it happened Basingstoke RFC 24 Barnes RFC 41

Basingstoke RFC face biggest game of the season against Barnes

Basingstoke Gazette: Freddie Gleadowe is in line to return for Basingstoke this week.

6:00am Thursday 27th March 2014

IT IS crunch time for Basingstoke RFC as they seek to avoid getting dragged into a relegation dogfight.

REPORT - Tring 67 Basingstoke 19

Basingstoke Gazette: ryan trevaskis

3:00pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC suffered a bad day at the office as they lost 67-19 at Tring.

Basingstoke RFC out for revenge against Tring

Basingstoke Gazette: Adam Davies will return for 'Stoke this week.

12:00pm Friday 21st March 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC will look to make amends for a defeat earlier in the season when they travel to Tring this weekend.

REPORT - Westcombe Park 30 Basingstoke 29

Basingstoke Gazette: Gavin Dampies on his way to two tries in the game

5:00pm Sunday 16th March 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC was denied victory at Westcombe Park, by an injured time converted try as they lost 30-29.

Biggest win of the season for Basingstoke RFC's fifth string

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke RFC youngster stage brave fightback to claim a draw

5:00pm Friday 14th March 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC’s fifth team racked up a massive 81-10 victory at Fawley’s second team last Saturday.

'Stoke look to pull away from the relegation zone

Basingstoke Gazette: Andy Flower will return at fly-half for the trip to Westcombe Park.

8:00pm Thursday 13th March 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC will hope to make full use of their game in hand and widen the gap between themselves and the relegation zone even more this weekend.

REPORT - 'Stoke 64-12 Barking

Basingstoke Gazette: Tim Richards in action against Bracknell in pre-season.

10:00am Sunday 9th March 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC extended the gap between themselves and the National League Three London bottom three to nine points with a comfortable victory over basement side Barking.

VIDEO REACTION - 'Stoke 64-12 Barking

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke RFC director of rugby James Croker.

4:56pm Saturday 8th March 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC director of rugby James Croker speaks to the Gazette following his side's 64-12 win over Barking at Down Grange.

MATCHDAY LIVE - 'Stoke v Barking

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2:12pm Saturday 8th March 2014

AS IT HAPPENED - Basingstoke 64-12 Barking

Basingstoke RFC Griffins keep good run going

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke RFC youngster stage brave fightback to claim a draw

5:00pm Friday 7th March 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC’s Griffins made it five wins in a row after a 24-13 victory against visiting US Portsmouth II.

Basingstoke RFC gear up for must-win game against fellow strugglers Barking

Basingstoke Gazette: Adam Davies is set for a return to the 'Stoke side this weekend.

6:00am Friday 7th March 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC face a must-win game this weekend to avoid being sucked into a relegation dogfight in the final weeks of the season.

Youngsters enjoy London Irish rugby camp

Basingstoke Gazette: Youngsters in action during the half-term camp.

6:00am Monday 3rd March 2014

A THREE-DAY London Irish Rugby Camp held at Basingstoke RFC’s Down Grange home proved to be a great success last week.

Report - Hertford 29 Basingstoke 14

Basingstoke Gazette: Freddie Gleadowe scores a try

12:25pm Sunday 2nd March 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC put up a gallant effort, before going down 29-14 at Hertford in the National League Three London on Saturday.

In-form second string give Basingstoke RFC boss a nice selection headache

Basingstoke Gazette: Matt Guilfoyle could play at fly-half on Saturday.

12:00pm Friday 28th February 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC director of rugby James Croker has a selection headache ahead of his side’s trip to Hertford.

Chris Dorling is the star as Basingstoke RFC Griffins record impressive victory

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke RFC youngster stage brave fightback to claim a draw

10:00am Thursday 27th February 2014

CHRIS Dorling scored four tries as Basingstoke RFC’s Griffins put visiting Eastleigh II to the sword with a 50-6 victory last Saturday.

Basingstoke RFC announce academy link-up with BCoT

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke RFC director of rugby James Croker.

6:00am Sunday 23rd February 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC’s director of rugby James Croker is excited about a new venture for the club, which will see them link-up with Basingstoke College of Technology (BCoT) to launch a new rugby academy this autumn.

Basingstoke RFC youngsters overcome strong challenge from New Milton

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke RFC youngster stage brave fightback to claim a draw

3:00pm Friday 21st February 2014

BASINGSTOKE RFC’s under-16s overcame a feisty, well-drilled New Milton side to record a 19-7 victory.






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