Beecroft close – and the cigar’s well within reach

April 27, 2010

Despite the two narrow losses in recent weeks, Coach Steve Broughton-Rouse is defiant that his team is still a premiership contender. For the full article in the Hornsby Advocate please click here

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Robbie Deans and Chris Hickey Wish Beecroft Under 85kg Team Good Luck

March 23, 2010

There is a great little article that NSW Suburban Rugby has placed on it website about the soon to be touring Beecroft Rugby Club Under 85kg team. For the full article click here

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Crofties stars return in time for Iggies

July 17, 2009

Beecroft has announced a reshuffled first XV to take on Old Ignatians this weekend. The Lions are coming off three straight losses and will fight to get their season back on track. Beecroft inside centre and NSW Subbie representative Mike Daff will be moved to the flanker position against Iggies in the absence of usual flanker David Levett. For the…

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Dirty Reds clean up in downpour

June 23, 2009

Beecroft failed to cope with the weekend’s miserable conditions and went down 20-3 against Suburban Rugby Kentwell Cup competition-leaders Drummoyne. With the games against Drummoyne moved to riverside Taplin Oval and played in constant heavy rain, it was never going to be conducive to free-flowing, running rugby. But as so many games had been postponed already it had to be…

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Crofties have plenty in reserves

June 17, 2009

Despite a player drain due to representative duties the in-form Beecroft came out on top over Mosman on Saturday. Without star five-eighth Ben Gordon and centre Mike Daff, both part of the NSW Subbies side, and further depleted by several injuries, the Crofties still had enough class to win 28-10. Coach Steve Broughton-Rouse promoted several reserve graders to the top…

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Beecroft reserves rise to the occasion

June 17, 2009

Beecroft secured a first grade Suburban Rugby Kentwell Club win 28-10 over Mosman on Saturday despite the absence of two key players. The game could have been postponed because Ben Gordon and Mike Daff played for NSW Subbies in their win over Queensland but the Crofties opted to go ahead with the match. For more on this article on the…

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Expect speed and big hits

March 18, 2009

SOME of New Zealand’s best amateur players will take on the Beecroft club at Headen Park, Thornleigh, on Friday night. The touring New Zealand Middleweights team face Beecroft’s Whippets, who are their under-85kg equivalents and won the NSW Suburban title last year. Beecroft president Howard Baynie said there was plenty of excitement about hosting the visitors. “The strength of 85kg…

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Beecroft Rugby Club takes on New Zealand

March 17, 2009

INTERNATIONAL rugby is coming to the northern district this Friday night, when the Kiwis arrive to test the mettle of Beecroft’s finest. The match, between the all-conquering Beecroft Whippets Under-85kg side and the visiting New Zealand Barbarians, will be a showcase of “running rugby” at its best. Kick-off will be at 7pm. For more click here Northern District Times

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Whippets no lightweights

March 5, 2009

Whippets no lightweights when they hit the field.  SUBURBAN Rugby Union’s all-conquering Beecroft Whippets Under 85kg team will take on the touring New Zealand National Middleweights in a trans-Tasman showdown here on Friday, March 20. The match will be under lights at the Whippets’ Headen Park, Thornleigh, home ground. Beecroft Rugby Club president Howard Baynie views the contest as a…

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