SW RUGBY SHORTS Hilton to captain Cornwall again

Cornwall keep faith with Launceston’s popular Ben Hilton to lead the side in this season’s county championship campaign, which kicks off away to Gloucestershire at Cinderford RFC on May 4.

Cornish All Blacks lock forward Hilton had the honour of skippering the famous blacks and golds in the Bill Beaumont Cup last season and was Trelawny's Army Supporters Club player of the year in 2011.


U20s RUGBY Championship quarter-final line-up

Devon will benefit from home advantage against Kent in the National U20s Championship quarter finals on Sunday April 7 after topping pool three.

The green and whites followed up November's opening 39-12 win away to Somerset and December's 18-7 home success over Dorset & Wilts with a turnaround 32-24 triumph over valiant cross-Tamar opponents Cornwall under the glare of the winter sun at Plymouth Albion RFC.


SW RUGBY SHORTS Fozzie joins Jersey on loan

Exeter Chiefs flyer Mark Foster image courtesy & copyright Exeter Chiefs/Pinnacle Photo Agency UK Exeter Chiefs utility back Mark Foster has joined Championship outfit Jersey on loan.

The 29-year-old centre or wing is one of two new captures confirmed by the Channel Islanders as they seek to preserve their status in English rugby's second tier following promotion last term.


SW RUGBY Varsity 2013, Somerset Cup & Navy veterans

Thousands of sports-supporting students are expected to attend tonight’s British Universities & Colleges Sport Premier South A men’s varsity rugby clash between University of Exeter and University of Bath’s first XVs at Exeter Chiefs’ state-of-the-art Sandy Park (1945).

Exeter are second in the table and on a four-match winning streak heading into their last BUCS league game against fourth placed Bath, beaten 12-10 at Swansea last time out.


RUGBY UNION Moon and Philllips commit to Chiefs

exeter chiefs rugby logoLoose head prop Ben Moon has penned a two-year contract extension with Exeter Chiefs.

The 23-year-old front row forward from Cullompton, Devon has made 81 appearances for Chiefs since making his bow in 2008.


SEVENS RUGBY promote your summer #swrugby7s

In the seventh hour here at SWSN HQ – perfect time to kick off our new offer to 7s teams & tournament organisers in South West England & South Wales to publicise their 2013 dates.

Forget the snow, ice and rain and think sunshine sevens!


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