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RUGBY: Kesteven second string triumph in first match of season

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Dan Turner drives over the line to score Kesteven's winning try, with team-mate Adam Draper in support. Photo: ParkRey Photography

RUGBY: Kesteven triumph in tight contest at Woodnook

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RUGBY: Kesteven suffer disappointing start to league campaign

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Three would-be tacklers cannot stop Dan Turner scoring the match winning try for Kesteven in the dying seconds of the game. Photo: Graeme Reynolds

RUGBY: Kesteven triumph in first round of NLD Shield

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RUGBY: Kesteven RFC ready for new season

Kesteven RFC completed warm-up games against East Retford and Stamford as they continued their preseason in readiness for their opening fixture this Saturday, when they take on Bakewell in the Notts, Lincs and Derbys Shield.

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Kate Davis-Bavin.

Kate hopes to skipper her nation to glory

Kate Davis-Bavin will captain her country at the Junior Touch Championships in the Netherlands.

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Captain and Kesteven set for season in new division

Kesteven RFC are gearing up for the new season with a trial match against Sleaford at home on Saturday (KO 3pm).

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Pictured at the Notts, Lincs and Derbys Rugby Union AGM, Derrick Smith (centre) receives the league championship trophy from NLD president Sam Heath, alongside Kesteven club secretary Bill Berridge (right). C4dWZyHVOHf_C-YPDZZA

RUGBY: Derrick collects Kesteven’s league champions’ trophy after 70-year wait

When Derrick Smith founded Kesteven RFC after returning from World War II in 1947, he can’t have imagined that it would take close to 70 years to see them win the league.

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RUGBY: Newly-qualified Kesteven coach Cheetham aims to keep kids playing the game

Kesteven RFC coach James Cheetham is one of 29 newly qualified Level 2 rugby coaches helping to develop the game in Lincolnshire through the QBE Coaching Club, a joint initiative from QBE Insurance and the Rugby Football Union.

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Kesteven under-13s - this year's Notts, Lincs and Derbys Shield champions.

RUGBY: Kesteven crowned NLD U13 champions

Kesteven RFC under-13s enjoyed a tremendous season and have been rewarded by being crowned the Notts, Lincs and Derbys Shield Champions for 2016, beating Ashbourne 34-19 in the final at Ilkeston RFC.

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Dan Turner was instrumental in Kesteven's win on Saturday and in their performances throughout the season. Photo: Toby Roberts

RUGBY: Kesteven are crowned league champs!

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RUGBY: Kesteven triumph in untidy away match

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Kesteven in action at Woodnook on Saturday. Photo: Toby Roberts

RUGBY: Kesteven maintain top of the league spot

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RUGBY: Kesteven U12 defeat Sleaford in newly sponsored kit

Kesteven under-12s enjoyed another successful morning on and off the field last weekend.

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Action from Kesteven 2nd v Long Eaton 2nd. Photo: Toby Roberts

RUGBY: Big win guarantees Kesteven promotion

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Kesteven's Leo Vincent (left) and Dan Turner apprehend an Ashby escapee from a maul. Photo: Toby Roberts

RUGBY: League leaders Kesteven maintain three-point cushion

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RUGBY: Kesteven defeat unknown quantity

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Kesteven under-10s at Welford Road.

RUGBY: Kesteven U10 make Welford Road debut

Kesteven under-10s made their debut at Welford Road on Sunday when they performed the Guard of Honour for Leicester Tigers.

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Action from Kesteven 2nd's win over Notts Moderns 2nd. Photo: Toby Roberts

RUGBY: Kesteven maintain top of the league status

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Kesteven huddle empowered side to second half comeback. Photo: Toby Roberts

RUGBY: Kesteven triumph in game of two halves to go top of league

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