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Esher target hat-trick

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By MARK BENGOECHEA ESHER will be hunting a third straight league win when they take on Old Redcliffians at Molesey Road on Saturday as they attempt to keep in touch with the National League Two South promotion contenders. Peter Winterbottom's side claimed their fourth victory of the season last weekend when they picked up maximum points following a...
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Esher 1st XV line-up to face Old Redcliffians - 19th October 2019

Esher 1st XV line-up to face Old Redcliffians - 19th October 2019
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Sutton & Epsom RFC vs Esher Match Report, Saturday 12th October 2019 written by Phil Wigley

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Sutton & Epsom RFC vs Esher Match Report, Saturday 12 th October 2019 Esher made it back-to-back wins on Saturday with a comprehensive 38-6 bonus point derby day victory over historic local rivals Sutton & Epsom at a rain-soaked Rugby Lane. In a first meeting between the two sides for nearly 23 years, it was the hosts who made the brighter ...
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ESHER aim to build on defensive platform

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By MARK BENGOECHEA PETER WINTERBOTTOM wants his Esher side to build on their superb defensive display against Leicester Lions when they renew their local rivalry at Sutton and Epsom on Saturday. The Esher Director of Rugby was delighted with the work-rate of the players in their 16-12 victory over in-form Leicester as the Eees claimed their third v...
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Esher vs Leicester Lions Match Report, Saturday 5th October 2019 written by Phil Wigley, photographic credit to Leo Wilkinson

Esher vs Leicester Lions Match Report, Saturday 5th October 2019 written by Phil Wigley, photographic credit to Leo Wilkinson
Esher battled their way to a third win of the season on Saturday, overcoming in-form visitors Leicester Lions to earn a hard fought 16-12 victory at a gloomy and overcast Molesey Road. The home side got the match off to a dream start, scoring directly from the kick-off when second row Cam Gentles crossed the line with just 14 seconds on the clock.A...
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1st XV Line-up to face Leicester Lions at home - Saturday 5th October

1st XV Line-up to face Leicester Lions at home - Saturday 5th October
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"Front up" says Winterbottom

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By MARK BENGOECHEA PETER WINTERBOTTOM is looking for Esher to deliver a big performance against Leicester Lions on Saturday as they try to keep in touch with the early-season pacesetters in National League Two South. The Eees Director of Rugby was disappointed with the display at Bury St Edmunds last weekend that saw them slip to their second loss ...
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DISCIPLINE WILL BE KEY FOR ESHER

DISCIPLINE WILL BE KEY FOR ESHER
  By MARK BENGOECHEA ESHER Director of Rugby Peter Winterbottom believes discipline will be key to Esher's hopes of a third straight league win at Bury St Edmunds on Saturday. Winterbottom has been pleased with the Eees attack as they rattled up 115 points in thumping wins over Barnes and Dings Crusaders but is concerned by their defensive fra...
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Esher Vs Dings Crusaders Match Report, Saturday 21st September 2019, written by Phil Wigley, photographic credit to Leo Wilkinson

Esher Vs Dings Crusaders Match Report, Saturday 21st September 2019, written by Phil Wigley, photographic credit to Leo Wilkinson
Esher vs Dings Crusaders Match Report, Saturday 21 st  September 2019 Esher marked their first game of the season back at Molesey Road with a resounding bonus point victory on Saturday, overcoming a gritty Dings Crusaders side with a brilliant display of attacking rugby to seal a 54-26 win. After back-to-back matches on the road, Esher raced i...
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Put on a show says Winterbottom

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By MARK BENGOECHEA Peter Winterbottom hopes his new-look Esher side can put on a show for the fans in Saturday's first home game of the season against Dings Crusaders.  The Black and Ambers return to Molesey Road boosted by their nine-try 61-34 victory at local rivals Barnes last weekend, in which Tom James grabbed a hat-trick. Director of Rug...
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Barnes RFC vs Esher Match Report, Saturday 14th September 2019

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​By Phil Wigley Esher got their season up and running with an emphatic 61-34 bonus point victory over Barnes RFC on Saturday, running in 9 tries to 5 as both sides played out a highly entertaining contest in the late summer sunshine in south-west London After the low scoring encounter at Redruth the previous weekend, Esher wasted little time in not...
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WINTERBOTTOM LOOKS FOR ATTACKING EDGE

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By MARK BENGOECHEA PETER WINTERBOTTOM warns Esher must find their cutting edge in attack in Saturday's derby at Barnes if they are to get their promotion campaign up and running. The Eees suffered a heart-breaking 10-8 defeat in their National League Division Two South opener at Redruth last weekend when the hosts snatched victory with the last pla...
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WINTERBOTTOM IN CONFIDENT MOOD AHEAD OF LEAGUE OPENER

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WINTERBOTTOM IN CONFIDENT MOOD AHEAD OF LEAGUE OPENER By MARK BENGOECHEA PETER WINTERBOTTOM says Esher must be at the "top of their game" if they are to kick off their National League Division Two South campaign in style at Redruth on Saturday. The Eees Director of Rugby was in confident mood ahead of the long trip to Cornwall as the Surrey side bi...
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Esher 1st XV Line Up Away to Redruth - Saturday 7th September 2019

Esher 1st XV Line Up Away to Redruth - Saturday 7th September 2019
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Esher show their mettle against National 1 opposition

Esher show their mettle against National 1 opposition
​From The Rugby Paper Canterbury 17-28 Esher Esher, replaced in National One by Canterbury for next season, got the measure of National Two South playoff winners Canterbury in an intriguing match. Will Scholes made the breakthrough for Canterbury after neither side found a way through during the first ten minutes, benefitting from some neat work by...
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Esher Rugby are delighted to welcome more new members of the squad for 2019/20

Esher Rugby are delighted to welcome more new members of the squad for 2019/20
Director of Rugby Peter Winterbottom expects these players to press hard for places in the 1 st XV this year, challenging both established players and some of the other new players already announced. Fullback/Winger Corey Venus's rugby CV includes representing Scotland at U20 level, two seasons with the Leicester Tigers Academy 2010/2012, a season ...
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2019/20 SEASON FIXTURES RELEASED

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Blackheath vs Esher Match Report, Saturday 27th April 2019 written by Philip Wigley, photographic credit to Leo Wilkinson

Blackheath vs Esher Match Report, Saturday 27th April 2019 written by Philip Wigley, photographic credit to Leo Wilkinson
Blackheath vs Esher Match Report, Saturday 27 th April 2019 Esher ended their season with a heroic 24-22 bonus point win away to Blackheath, overcoming the south-east London club in a thrilling last day contest, but ultimately coming up just short in their bid for National League One survival as results elsewhere decided their destiny. Starting the...
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Esher Rugby message from the President - Ross Howard

Esher Rugby message from the President - Ross Howard
Our final game of the season saw us win at Blackheath with a performance full of heart and skill, picking up all five points in the process. Unfortunately, as expected, other clubs at the lower end of the table picked up points as well, resulting in relegation being confirmed. Although the season as a whole had been disappointing, our team never ga...
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Esher vs Chinnor RFC Match Report, Saturday 13th April 2019, written by Phil Wigley, photographic credit to Leo Wilkinson

Esher vs Chinnor RFC Match Report, Saturday 13th April 2019, written by Phil Wigley, photographic credit to Leo Wilkinson
Esher vs Chinnor RFC Match Report, Saturday 13 th April 2019 Esher ensured their survival fight would go into the final week of the season as they signed off their home campaign with a 34-29 bonus point victory over visitors Chinnor RFC in another tense encounter at Molesey Road. With Tom Williams's men knowing that anything less than a win would s...
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