Slow start sees Chopbacks lose to Bexhill

South Coast Athletico 2 Bexhill Rovers 4 On the eve of remembrance Sunday,  South Coast Athletico welcomed Bexhill Rovers and a minute's silence was observed by all to show respect for fallen heroes. Once the game was underway Rovers pressed early and scored from a defensive slip to take an early lead. The two teams continued to battle in an... Continue Reading →


Ports lose out in edgy clash

St Leonards CP 15 Crowborough II 19 (HT 12-7) During the reverse fixture at Crowborough, Ports shipped 60 points, the home tie saw a strong Crowborough side who are solid in second place arrive to face a Ports side that was missing some key personnel and were playing full-back Chopper Gooders in the back row.... Continue Reading →

Professional Ports get job done

St Leonards Cinque Ports 73 Heathfield III 14 (HT 42-14) After two close defeats Ports faced a Heathfield team that travelled with only ten players. Ports loaned them Chris Challinor, Rob Fink and Mike Hutchins in the first half – the game being played 14 v 13. Despite the clear numerical advantage Heathfield started brightly, tough tackling... Continue Reading →

Ports defeated by Rye’s surge

Rye 38 St Leonards CP 19 (HT 12-19) These two sides only met two weeks ago and it was clear that Rye were stung by the defeat, a strong Rye squad faced Ports but for 25 minutes things looked very different. Ports started with real structure, Rye’s big runners were shackled by big tackling from... Continue Reading →

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