National League 2 South

Relegation battles take further twists across National Leagues

The first round of rearranged fixtures was also going to be important for sides fighting for survival across the National Leagues and there was joy for four teams battling to avoid the drop.
27 February 2017

Promotion and relegation battles take centre stage

The first round of rearranged fixtures this season is upon us and all the games taking place this weekend hold great significance for the reminder of the campaign.
24 February 2017

Worthing Raiders and Exmouth hand themselves survival lifeline

Worthing Raiders and Exmouth both secured vital victories against relegation rivals to give themselves a chance of avoiding the drop.
20 February 2017

Fascinating weekend in prospect in National Two South

Round 23 in National Two South has provided us with some intriguing matches at both ends of the table as sides battle for promotion and relegation at this pivotal stage of the campaign.
16 February 2017

Barnstaple take huge step towards safety

A last-gasp try for Barnstaple secured victory over Devonshire rivals Exmouth in National Two South leaving Steve Perry’s side outside the bottom three with eight games remaining.
13 February 2017

More than bragging rights at stake for Barnstaple and Exmouth

We are at the stage of the season where title races and relegation battles are scrutinised more than ever and in Devon this weekend, the fight for survival will is firmly under the microscope.
10 February 2017

Promotion chasers make no mistake in National Two South

At this time of the season, any blip in form and any shock result could prove costly but as we begin the final stretch of the campaign, the teams aiming for a top two spot all held their nerve in Round 21.
6 February 2017

National League reshuffle

In recent weeks Talking Rugby Union has focused on potential reform to the Championship and the leagues immediately below it within the RFU’s domestic structure following reports that significant problems threaten the existence of a second-tier professional league in England.
6 February 2017

Chinnor bolster squad for National Two South climax

With the season now entering the final third, teams are now focusing on their end goals and for the likes of Chinnor that aim is to clinch promotion to National One.
3 February 2017

Rugby Rumours: A change for Parling, George speculation continues, Fekitoa to Europe and Quins prop watch

Rugby Rumours: A change for Parling, George speculation continues, Fekitoa to Europe and Quins prop watch
3 February 2017

Old Elthamians lose ground in title race

With promotion rivals Chinnor and Bishop’s Stortford securing victories, Old Elthamians failed to keep pace with their fellow title contenders as they were beaten by Taunton Titans.
30 January 2017

Stortford and Old Elthamians looking to put heat on Chinnor

After postponements to Bishop’s Stortford’s and Old Elthamians’ fixtures last weekend, the title challenging sides will be itching to return to action as they aim to wrestle top spot off Chinnor.
27 January 2017

Radical Semi-Pro League - is this a more sustainable financial model

Following on from Lewis Hughes’ look at semi pro rugby union and his challenge to debate this burning rugby issue, we offer this structure for rugby fans to consider and debate.
27 January 2017

Chinnor take advantage of postponements

After a few difficult weeks for Chinnor, they now find themselves back on top of the National Two South table thanks to victory over the Redingensians.
24 January 2017

Stortford looking to take control of National Two South title race

High drama as well as twists and turns were the themes to come out of Round 18 in National Two South as Bishop’s Stortford returned to the summit of this division and Andy Long’s men will now be aiming to stay there.
20 January 2017

Bishop’s back to the top

Tom Banks’ last minute penalty saw Bishop’s Stortford return to the top of National Two South after victory over title rivals Old Elthamians.
17 January 2017

Old Elthamians need to ‘keep feet on the ground’ - Lach

Old Elthamians are just focusing on the next task in hand starting with Bishop’s Stortford on Saturday, says Director of Rugby Gavin Lach.
13 January 2017

Old Elthamians go top as title rivals slip up

We have new leaders at the top of National Two South once again as the Old Elthamians moved to the summit after the opening weekend of matches in 2017.
10 January 2017

Chasing pack looking to hunt down Stortford

It would have been a very Merry Christmas for Bishop’s Stortford, but the men from Silver Leys will now be firmly focused on staying on top of National Two South after a tremendous run of form.
6 January 2017

Stortford star at Christmas

Bishop’s Stortford began Round 16 level on points with Chinnor, but their league rivals could only manage a draw in their final fixture before Christmas while Bishops claimed a bonus-point win which put them top of the tree.
20 December 2016