Clinical Ports win back to back derbies

St Leonards Cinque Ports 54 Hastings & Bexhill II 0 (HT 30-0) For a second successive week Ports' league opposition did not make the trip to 1066 country and hosts and friendly rivals Hastings & Bexhill stepped in to offer opposition for back to back derby clashes. Ports worked through their recent injury crisis and... Continue Reading →


Ports defeated in pulsating contest

St Leonards CP 19 East Grinstead 49 (HT 7-12) While the score suggests otherwise Ports faced the league leaders and for 70 minutes went head to head with them. Ports had a large squad, as did their visitors, but knew they would be facing a well-drilled and organised team. Grinstead had the early possession and... Continue Reading →

Ports let result slip away in storm

St Leonards CP 7 Rye 18 (HT 7-7) Ports faced their local rivals as the wind and rain swept in across the William Parker pitch. From the off the weather was the clear controlling force and both sides spilled the ball. Rye played sensibly within the conditions but Chopper Gooders, Chris Perry and Mike Hutchins... Continue Reading →

Ports hold nerve in Police thriller

Met Police (Hayes) 19 St Leonards Cinque Ports 24 (HT 0-21) Ports travelled up the A21 for a friendly against new opposition in the Met Police. Despite travelling with a sizeable squad there were a number of changes in the Ports team, the clock being rolled back with Paul Smart skippering the side. Ports found... Continue Reading →

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