Rugby: Beleaguered Bournemouth lose Peart for the season

Bournemouth Echo: Victory for Caldy

6:19pm Thursday 18th September 2014

BOURNEMOUTH’S difficult start to the campaign continued after it emerged that back-rower John Peart could be out for the rest of the season.

Rugby: Swanage & Wareham batter Dorchester with 10-try haul in season opener

Bournemouth Echo:

10:59am Monday 15th September 2014

RAMPANT Swanage & Wareham bagged 10 tries to kick off their Southern Counties South campaign with an emphatic 59-9 victory over Dorset rivals Dorchester.

Rugby: Bournemouth thrashed by Redingensians

Bournemouth Echo:

6:52pm Sunday 14th September 2014

NEW-look Bournemouth kicked off their home campaign with a humbling five-try defeat to Redingensians at Chapel Gate on Saturday.

Rugby: Carrel backs Bournemouth to hit form

Bournemouth Echo: IN ACTION: Butch Carrel

6:00am Friday 12th September 2014

FORWARDS coach Butch Carrel is adamant that Bournemouth have enough experienced heads to guide the club’s new players.

Rugby: Tough start for inexperienced Lions at Oxford Harlequins

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8:13pm Sunday 7th September 2014

AN INEXPERIENCED Bournemouth side were given a harsh opening-day lesson in National Three South West as they succumbed 46-13 to Oxford Harlequins.

Rugby: Oxford Harlequins opener for Bournemouth

Bournemouth Echo: rugby ball - cxz

6:00am Friday 5th September 2014

BOURNEMOUTH’S new-look side will make their first competitive outing at Oxford Harlequins in National League Three South West tomorrow (3pm).

Rugby: Dorset Dockers seek triple crown after summer expansion

Bournemouth Echo: Tim Flower Dorset Dockers rugby

6:51pm Friday 15th August 2014

HEAD coach Tim Flower has targeted a triple title tilt after Dorset Dockers expanded their profile to three teams ahead of their second season in existence.

Rugby: Bournemouth start pre-season with memorial match for Sam Yarwood

Bournemouth Echo: TRAGEDY: Sam Yarwood in action

7:21pm Friday 15th August 2014

BOURNEMOUTH RFC’s pre-season preparations will kick off tomorrow as the club hosts a family day in memory of former player Sam Yarwood.

Rugby: Lions boss Cormack swoops for Bournemouth University trio

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6:00am Thursday 26th June 2014

BOURNEMOUTH boss Crispin Cormack remains on the lookout for experienced talent to complement his youthful summer rebuild after snapping up three university students.

Youth sport - rugby: Ex-Bournemouth junior Charlie Ewels stars in England's world triumph

Bournemouth Echo: Widnes calling for Vale

6:00am Wednesday 25th June 2014

FORMER Bournemouth Rugby Club junior Charlie Ewels was part of the England under-20s side that retained the World Junior Championship on Friday.

Rugby: Bournemouth handed tough openers in National Three South West fixtures

Bournemouth Echo: SEASIDE WIN: Penybanc contined their good start to the season but were still left to rue missed chances.

7:13pm Thursday 5th June 2014

BOURNEMOUTH have been handed a trio of tough opening fixtures after the National Three South West fixtures were released.

Rugby: Bournemouth coach unconcerned by player exodus

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6:00am Tuesday 27th May 2014

NEW boss Crispin Cormack insisted a player exodus was “not a concern” ahead of his summer of rebuilding at Bournemouth.

Monday interview: Bournemouth bruiser Carrel broke down over rugby retirement

Bournemouth Echo: IN ACTION: Butch Carrel

6:00am Monday 19th May 2014

IN the second of our Monday interviews, Bournemouth stalwart Butch Carrel tells Echo reporter Andy Mitchell how rugby changed his life.

Rugby: New Lions chairman confident club can bounce back

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6:00am Friday 16th May 2014

NEW chairman Phil Sinkinson insists Bournemouth are capable of getting back to where they “belong” without breaking the bank in their chase for a National Two South return.

Rugby: Ellingham & Ringwood overpowered by Eastleigh in cup final

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6:00am Friday 16th May 2014

A FLURRY of tries late in the first half saw Ellingham & Ringwood’s hopes of lifting the Hampshire Bowl dashed by league rivals Eastleigh.

Rugby: Dorset & Wilts undone in County Championship opener

Bournemouth Echo: Hendon seal home success

4:51pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

DORSET and Wiltshire battled manfully against their more experienced Berkshire counterparts but were ultimately undone in Saturday’s 37-18 County Championship Shield defeat played at Wootton Bassett.

Rugby: Bournemouth members to vote on switch to limited company

Bournemouth Echo: Hendon seal home success

7:00pm Friday 2nd May 2014

MEMBERS of Bournemouth RFC will vote on a proposal to convert to a limited company ahead of the new season at Friday’s annual general meeting (AGM).

Rugby: Ex-Bournemouth boss Dunn appointed by New Milton

Bournemouth Echo: OUTSIDERS: Bournemouth coach David Dunn admits his side will start as underdogs in tomorrow's cup tie

5:02pm Thursday 1st May 2014

FORMER Bournemouth boss David Dunn has been appointed director of rugby at London Three South West outfit New Milton & District.

Rugby: Bournemouth drop out of National Two South with defeat at Taunton

Bournemouth Echo: Hendon seal home success

7:39pm Sunday 27th April 2014

RELEGATED Bournemouth brought down the curtain on a dismal National Two South campaign with a 48-27 defeat at Taunton.

Rugby: Bournemouth appoint coach Cormack to top role

Bournemouth Echo: Hendon seal home success

11:05am Thursday 24th April 2014

CHAIRMAN Denis Eveleigh has revealed the desire for continuity had led to Bournemouth’s promotion of backs coach Crispin Cormack to the role of director of rugby.

Rugby: Warren stars in county cup

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6:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

NUMBER eight Ben Warren was the four-try hero for Ellingham & Ringwood in their 41-13 Hampshire Cup quarter-final win over local rivals Fordingbridge.

Rugby: Bournemouth fall short after swift start against Ampthill

Bournemouth Echo: LIONS CHIEF: Budge Pountney (Picture: Alex Williamson)

7:51pm Sunday 20th April 2014

NATIONAL TWO SOUTH: Bournemouth 23 Ampthill & District 61.

Rugby: Bournemouth out to spoil the party for Ampthill mob

Bournemouth Echo: NEW LIONS CHIEF: Budge Pountney

6:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

HEAD coach Paul Dunne believes Bournemouth can again revel in their role as spoilers as they prepare to host play-off chasing Ampthill & District on Saturday (2.30pm).

Rugby: Swanage & Wareham beat local rivals to fourth

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6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

SWANAGE and Wareham stole fourth place from under the noses of rivals Wimborne on the final day of the Southern Counties South season on Saturday.

Rugby: Dockers end season in style

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6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

DORSET Dockers completed their perfect season on Saturday with an 81-5 trouncing of North Dorset III.

Rugby: Lions trounce Chinnor

Bournemouth Echo: LIONS CHIEF: Budge Pountney (Picture: Alex Williamson)

6:15pm Sunday 13th April 2014

NATIONAL TWO SOUTH: Bournemouth 56 Chinnor 19

Rugby: Relegation will help Bournemouth 'find their place'

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6:30pm Thursday 10th April 2014

HEAD coach Paul Dunne reckons relegation from National Two South could be a blessing in disguise after admitting Bournemouth “can’t compete” with their more illustrious rivals.

Rugby: Dunn would consider return to relegated Bournemouth

Bournemouth Echo: GUN WARNING: Lions coach David Dunn has warned title rivals Clifton that his side are gunning for glory

4:10pm Sunday 6th April 2014

DAVID Dunn has revealed he would not rule out a dramatic return to Bournemouth after the club’s tumultuous week ended with relegation from National Two South.

Rugby: 'Personal circumstances' behind Pountney's Bournemouth exit says chairman

Bournemouth Echo: LIONS CHIEF: Budge Pountney (Picture: Alex Williamson)

4:22pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

BOURNEMOUTH chairman Denis Eveleigh has confirmed that director of rugby Budge Pountney will stand down at the end of the season for personal reasons.

Rugby: Swans' winning run comes to an end against champions

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5:20pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

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Rugby: Ellingham & Ringwood's poor run continues

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5:24pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

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Rugby: Metters relieved after late Bournemouth triumph

Bournemouth Echo: LIONS CHIEF: Budge Pountney (Picture: Alex Williamson)

5:10pm Sunday 30th March 2014

JACK Metters spoke of the relief in the Bournemouth camp after they staged a superb fightback to keep their National Two South survival hopes alive.

Rugby: Bournemouth 'must win' basement battle says skipper Manning

Bournemouth Echo: LIONS SKIPPER: Alan Manning

6:00am Friday 28th March 2014

BOURNEMOUTH captain Alan Manning insists the importance of tomorrow’s clash with Launceston is not lost on anyone at the club as they bid to boost their survival hopes.

Rugby: Home comforts for Wimborne

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6:00am Wednesday 26th March 2014

WIMBORNE tasted success in their final home match of the season as they secured a 31-15 victory over North Dorset in Southern Counties South.

Rugby: Swans thump Walcot

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6:00am Wednesday 26th March 2014

SWANAGE & Wareham settled a score with Bath-based visitors Walcot on Saturday with a 37-7 success at Bestwall.

Rugby: Bournemouth leave themselves too much to do at Cambridge

Bournemouth Echo: Port prove stubborn opposition as Knutsford play their first game in a month

5:57pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

A FLURRY of tries either side of the interval gave Bournemouth an impossible task as Budge Pountney’s strugglers suffered a 41-21 defeat at Cambridge.

Rugby: Defiant Hardcastle backs Bournemouth's survival cause

Bournemouth Echo: SAM’S BACK: Scrum-half Sam Hardcastle will be returning to the Lions’ ranks for tomorrow’s visit to Swindon

4:50pm Thursday 20th March 2014

DEFIANT scrum-half Sam Hardcastle insists Bournemouth's battle to avoid the drop is far from over after boldly declaring: “We are not down and out yet!”

Rugby: Bournemouth boost survival hopes

Bournemouth Echo: LIONS CHIEF: Budge Pountney (Picture: Alex Williamson)

6:36pm Sunday 16th March 2014

NATIONAL TWO SOUTH: Bournemouth 24 Exmouth 17

Rugby: Dunne takes heat off Bournemouth

Bournemouth Echo: LIONS CHIEF: Budge Pountney (Picture: Alex Williamson)

6:00am Friday 14th March 2014

HEAD coach Paul Dunne insists there is no pressure on Bournemouth ahead of their crunch clash with basement boys Exmouth on Saturday (2.30pm).

Rugby: Lions lose out to Clifton in a heated exchange

Bournemouth Echo: FORWARD THINKING: Lions on the attack against Clifton

6:00am Monday 10th March 2014

NATIONAL TWO SOUTH: Bournemouth 15 Clifton 34.

Rugby: Dockers clock up a British record 212-0 victory

Bournemouth Echo: FORMER OAKS STAR: Dockers boss Tim Flower

8:35pm Sunday 9th March 2014

DORSET Dockers are understood to have set a new record for a winning margin in competitive British rugby union after trouncing Dorchester II 212-0.

Rugby: Defeat would not spell the end for Bournemouth insists Hardcastle

Bournemouth Echo: SAM’S BACK: Scrum-half Sam Hardcastle will be returning to the Lions’ ranks for tomorrow’s visit to Swindon

6:00am Friday 7th March 2014

STALWART Sam Hardcastle believes Bournemouth’s hopes of avoiding the drop will still be alive even if they lose to Clifton tomorrow (2.30pm).

Rugby: Late try seals Best outcome for Wimborne

Bournemouth Echo: RUGBY: Ivel Barbarians 1st XV nil, Wimborne 61

6:00am Wednesday 5th March 2014

ROB Best ran in the decisive fourth try as Wimborne registered an injury-time bonus point in Saturday’s 26-7 victory over Walcot.

Rugby: Late defeat for Es

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6:00am Wednesday 5th March 2014

ELLINGHAM & Ringwood’s charge for a top-three finish in London Three South & West suffered a setback on Saturday with a late 32-30 defeat at struggling Old Cranleighans.

Rugby: Dramatic fightback finally ends Bournemouth's losing run

Bournemouth Echo: LIONS CHIEF: Budge Pountney (Picture: Alex Williamson)

8:11pm Sunday 2nd March 2014

WINGER Wyn Roberts called on his Bournemouth team-mates to draw inspiration from their Lazarus-style comeback at Bishop’s Stortford and pull off the Great Escape.

Rugby: Best bags try on return from injury

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6:00am Wednesday 26th February 2014

ROB Best crossed the whitewash on his first appearance of the season as Wimborne triumphed 18-9 at Dorchester in Southern Counties South.

Lapses in concentration cost Lions says coach Budge

Bournemouth Echo: LIONS CHIEF: Budge Pountney (Picture: Alex Williamson)

8:34pm Sunday 23rd February 2014

LIONS coach Budge Pountney blamed lapses in concentration for his team’s demise as Bournemouth came within touching distance of toppling high-flying Canterbury at Chapel Gate.

Rugby: Great Escape still possible says Bournemouth skipper Manning

Bournemouth Echo: LIONS SKIPPER: Alan Manning

6:43pm Thursday 20th February 2014

UNDAUNTED captain Alan Manning believes Bournemouth can pull off the Great Escape by drawing on the experience of last season’s relegation battle.

Rugby: Super six for on-song Swans

Bournemouth Echo: SCRUM DOWN: Swanage and Wareham's front row, right, pack down during their 16-0 home league win over Henley Wanderers

6:00am Wednesday 19th February 2014

HIGH-FLYING Swanage & Wareham notched up their sixth successive victory with a 52-0 whitewash of bottom-placed Ivel Barbarians in Yeovil.

Rugby: Ritchings runs riot as Blandford battle back

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6:00am Wednesday 19th February 2014

TOM Ritchings bagged a hat-trick as table-topping Blandford eventually came from behind to beat plucky strugglers Bridport 22-15 at East Road.






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