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International sides lined up for Bury St Edmunds' GK IPA Sevens tournament

Rugby sevens teams from France and Jamaica are set to join sides from both the England and Ireland national squads at this year’s Greene King IPA Rugby Sevens tournament at Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club next month.
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FRONT FOOT: Sean McClure looks to set Diss off on the attack

Diss ring the changes but still end up cruising to win

HARRISON CUP FINAL

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TIME TO RELAX: Diss RFC head coach Dave Smith

Diss RFC head coach Smith to enjoy two cup finals

Diss RFC head coach Dave Smith is planning to treat his side’s two end of season cup finals as ‘a bit of fun’ having already fulfilled their target of promotion, writes Alex Moss.

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FRONT FOOT: Steve Hipwell drives forward for Diss during the win ovee Rochford

Champs end season with entertaining win

LONDON LEAGUE TWO

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Rugby - Norwich RFC v  Diss RFC.

Champions Diss keep up their winning run

LONDON TWO

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CELEBRATION TIME: All three of Diss' senior teams have been promoted

Norman Potter column: A week to remember at Diss RFC

It was another highly successful weekend for the club. Seven matches, five victories, one extraordinary draw and one narrow defeat.

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CHAMPIONS: Diss RFC have secured promotion up to London One North following their 82-0 win against Campion on Saturday and nearest rivals South Woodham Ferrers losing on the same day

Smith targets 100 points for his title-winning side

Promotion and the league title may have been wrapped up, but head coach Dave Smith is not letting his standards slip for Diss RFC’s final two league games of the season.

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TRIES GALORE: Diss dotted down on a number of occasions during their resounding win over Campion, with Chris Beaird doing the honours above

Three promotions secured on memorable afternoon

LONDON LEAGUE TWO

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MARCHING ON: Diss RFC have secured promotion to London League One North

Diss RFC clinch promotion

After recent near misses, Diss Rugby Club have secured promotion from London League Two North East.

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RECORD NUMBERS: Action from Diss High's School tag rugby event

Record numbers play tag rugby

A record number of over 250 players from 10 different schools took part in Diss High School’s annual tag rugby event for children in Year 3 and Year 4 last week.

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Diss will keep eyes on the prize against lowly visitors

Dave Smith has insisted there is no danger of any complacency creeping into the Diss RFC ranks, both on Saturday against Campion and their bid for the League London League Two North East title.

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Diss move a step closer to promotion with big victory

LONDON LEAGUE

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Palgrave school wins tag rugby tournament

Palgrave school wins tag rugby tournament

A team of year 4, 5 and 6 boys and girls from Palgrave Primary School won the tag rugby tournament held at Thomas Mills High School, Framlingham last week.

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ALL SMILES: Diss players celebrate their big victory

Diss pretty in pink in comfortable home win

LONDON LEAGUE

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BUSINESS AS USUAL: Diss head coach Dave Smith is not looking at Saturday's outing against Cantabs as a special match

Diss have opportunity to nail down a top-two finish

Diss RFC can guarentee themselves a top-two finish with victory over Cantabrigian on Saturday, but it will be business as usual as far as head coach Dave Smith is concerned.

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CRUCIAL VICTORY: Kimi Latu (pictured in action earlier this season) was among the tries for Diss at South Woodham

Top-of-the-table encounter goes the way of leaders Diss

LONDON LEAGUE

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RUGBY: Diss v Norwich. Head coach Dave Smith.

Diss RFC head coach says table-topping clash ‘like any other’

Diss RFC head coach Dave Smith insists he is treating this weekend’s top-of-the-table clash with South Woodham Ferrers like any other.

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Plenty of action for Diss anglers

Despite the frozen lakes since the turn of the year, there has still been plenty of action from members of the Diss Angling Club down at The Mere over recent weeks.

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NO REPEATS: Diss head coach Dave Smith

Coach calls on Diss RFC to avoid a repeat when Epping visit

Dave Smith is hoping his Diss RFC side will show a marked improvement from the last time they faced Epping Upper Clapton when the Essex side visit Mackenders on Saturday (2.30pm), writes Liam Apicella.

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PACKED OUT: Crowds enjoying the action from the hill during the 2014 tournament, which was played out on a baking hot day.   Picture: Roger Arbon

Bury St Edmunds' sevens tournament to kick off Super Sevens Series

The biggest tournament of its kind in East Anglia this year - Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club's Greene King IPA Sevens tournament - has been given the accolade of doubling up as the first event in the 2017 Super Sevens Series.

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