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MATCH REPORT - Munster 17 London Irish 5

Basingstoke Gazette: London Irish claim first Premiership win of the season

3:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

LONDON Irish suffered their first defeat of their pre-season campaign, as they lost 17-5 to Munster at Waterford.

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.

Your chance to win a London Irish season ticket

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:11pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

LONDON Irish have teamed up with the The Gazette to offer one reader the chance to win a 2014/15 season ticket and join the sea of green at the Madejski Stadium.

London Irish beat Bristol in friendly match

Basingstoke Gazette:

5:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

PROP Halani Aulika bagged a brace of tries as London Irish beat Championship side Bristol 27-26 in a pre-season friendly at the club’s new Hazelwood training facility last Friday.

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.

Chineham RFC on the lookout for new players

Basingstoke Gazette: Hendon seal home success

8:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

CHINEHAM RFC are looking for new players for the forthcoming season and their first pre-season game on August 30.

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.

London Irish win opening pre-season game

Basingstoke Gazette: London Irish claim first Premiership win of the season

8:00pm Sunday 10th August 2014

LONDON Irish kicked off their pre-season with a 26-21 victory away at Montpellier on Saturday.

Emma Croker and Engalnd have World Cup final in their sights

Basingstoke Gazette: rugby ball - cxz

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 and England open with a win

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

8:54am Monday 4th August 2014

EMMA Croker wife of the former Basingstoke RFC director of rugby, James Croker, was part of the England team, which ran in 10 tries to open their World Cup campaign in Paris with a 65-3 victory over Samoa.

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 appoint new assistant coach

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

LONDON Irish have secured the services of former Ireland assistant coach Mark Tainton for the forthcoming season.

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.

Tag rugby success for north Hampshire school

Basingstoke Gazette:

6:00am Monday 14th July 2014

SHERBORNE St John Primary School’s Year 5/6 tag rugby team were crowned Hampshire champions at the Hampshire Games, held at the Aldershot Military Stadium.

London Irish open Premiership campaign against Harlequins at Twickenham

Basingstoke Gazette: London Irish claim first Premiership win of the season

3:00pm Sunday 6th July 2014

LONDON Irish open their Premiership campaign against Harlequins at Twickenham, in the London Double Header on Saturday September 6.

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.

London Irish handed tough European draw

Basingstoke Gazette: London Irish claim first Premiership win of the season

2:44pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

LONDON Irish have been handed a tough task in the group stages of next season’s European Rugby Challenge Cup.

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.

Jonny Wilkinson faces up to life after rugby

Basingstoke Gazette: Jonny Wilkinson celebrates with the Top 14 trophy

8:00pm Monday 2nd June 2014

AFTER helping Toulon to Top 14 final glory in Paris, Jonny Wilkinson admitted that it will take him time to come to terms with his impending retirement from rugby.

Jonny Wilkinson ends career on winning note

Basingstoke Gazette: Jonny Wilkinson

3:00pm Sunday 1st June 2014

JONNY Wilkinson ended his glittering career in fine style as he helped Toulon to victory in the Top 14 final in Paris.

Jonny Wilkinson wins Heineken Cup

Basingstoke Gazette: Jonny Wilkinson with the Heineken Cup

3:00pm Sunday 25th May 2014

FORMER Lord Wandsworth College pupil Jonny Wilkinson won his final game on British soil, by leading Toulon to the Heineken Cup crown as they beat Saracens 23-6 in Cardiff.

Jonny Wilkinson looks to end his career on a high

Basingstoke Gazette: Jonny Wilkinson has announced that he will retire from rugby at the end of the season

3:00pm Monday 19th May 2014

FORMER Lord Wandsworth College pupil Jonny Wilkinson has announced that he is to retire at the end of the season.

REPORT - London Irish 22 Sale Sharks 20

Basingstoke Gazette: London Irish claim first Premiership win of the season

3:00pm Sunday 11th May 2014

LONDON Irish signed off their Premiership campaign with a great second half comeback to beat visiting Sale Sharks 22-20 at the Madejski Stadium.

REPORT - Gloucester 38 London Irish 30

Basingstoke Gazette: London Irish claim first Premiership win of the season

3:00pm Sunday 4th May 2014

LONDON Irish put up a brave display at Gloucester, but a hat-trick of tries from Shane Monahan saw the home side come out on top in the Premiership clash 38-30.

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.

Hampshire Plate success for Tadley Tigers youngsters

Basingstoke Gazette: The Tadley team with London Irish star Chris Hala'ufia

6:00am Monday 28th April 2014

TADLEY Tigers under-14s won the Plate section of the Hampshire Cup at the end of a bruising 31-12 encounter with visitors Gosport & Fareham.

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).

REPORT - Northampton 36 London Irish 21

Basingstoke Gazette: London Irish claim first Premiership win of the season

8:57am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

LONDON Irish staged a great second half comeback, but it was all in vain as they lost 36-21 at Northampton Saints in the Premiership.

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.

Excellent season ends with another win for Tadley Tigers RFC

Basingstoke Gazette: Hendon seal home success

10:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

TADLEY Tigers ended the season 16 points clear at the top of the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Premier table after winning their final game.

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.

London Irish secure Premiership survival

Basingstoke Gazette: London Irish claim first Premiership win of the season

3:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

LONDON Irish are assured of Premiership safety after beating Newcastle Falcons 40-12 at the Madejski Stadium yesterday afternoon.

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.

Aldermaston RFC end the season on a high

Basingstoke Gazette: Hendon seal home success

3:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

ALDERMASTON RFC finished their Berks, Bucks and Oxon Championship campaign on a high, winning their final game 12-5 away at Didcot.

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.






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