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Brackley fail to peg it back after Bourne press home

Brackley lost 37-18 against Bourne in Saturday’s Midlands Four East South fixture.

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Banbury Bulls players celebrate Dan Brady's try at Oxford Harlequins. Photo: Simon Grieve

Goode enthuses over Bulls’ display at Harlequins

There’s no stopping Banbury Bulls in Wadworth 6X South West One after they stormed to their tenth win on the spin.

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Dan Brady scores for Banbury Bulls at Oxford Harlequins. Photo: Simon Grieve

Isham bags a brace as Bulls charge to derby success

There’s no stopping Banbury Bulls in Wadworth 6X South West One after they stormed to their tenth win on the spin.

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Banbury Bulls head coach Matt Goode

Goode aims to complete the double over Quins

Head coach Matt Goode is looking for his Banbury Bulls side to set the record straight against Oxford Harlequins.

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Banbury Bulls player-coach Matt Goode

Goode taking it one game at a time for play-off push

After seeing off the leaders, Banbury Bulls must make sure it is not a case of after the Lord Mayor’s Show.

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Brackley scrum half Luke Kimber and hooker Mike Clark compete for the ball at Bedford Swifts. Photo: Neale Hutchinson NNL-180602-102156002

Swifts hold on to early advantage as Brackley slip

Brackley returned from Bedford Swifts on the back of a 19-12 defeat in Saturday’s Midlands Four East South fixture.

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Banbury Bulls' Ed Phillips kicks ahead and is pursued by Old Patesians' Tom Langton

Goode praises players after Bulls see off leaders

Player-coach Matt Goode paid tribute to his players after Banbury Bulls ended Old Patesians’ unbeaten record.

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Matt Goode slides across the try-line for Banbury Bulls against Old Patesians at the DCS Stadium

Goode bags a brace as Bulls end leaders’ unbeaten record

Banbury Bulls ended Old Patesians’ unbeaten record in Wadworth 6X South West One.

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Head coach Matt Goode wants his side to play with freedom against the leaders

Goode says shackles will be off for leaders

Head coach Matt Goode says the shackles will be off when Banbury Bulls go up against long-time leaders Old Patesians on Saturday.

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Dan Kimber scores for Brackley against Aylestone St James. Photo: Neale Hutchinson

Brackley edged out and pay penalty for missed chances

Despite a battling display, Brackley were edged out by a single point against Aylestone St James.

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Pete Boulton tries to break through for Banbury Bulls against Marlow at the DCS Stadium

Performance delights head coach ahead of tough trip

Matt Goode was delighted with the way Banbury Bulls acquitted themselves in Saturday’s big victory over Marlow.

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Jacob Mills is left under a under a pile of bodies after scoring for Banbury Bulls against Marlow

Bulls overcome elements to pile on the points

Banbury Bulls overcame Marlow and the conditions to make it eight Wadworth 6X South West One wins in the spin.

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Luke Andrew keeps hold of the ball for Brackley during Saturday's victory at Wellingborough OG. Photo: Neale Hutchinson

Lowdell delivers as Brackley turn it around to take points

Mike Lowdell kicked the crucial conversion as Brackley returned from Wellingborough OG with a 7-5 victory in Saturday’s Midlands Four East South fixture.

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Ed Phillips scores for Banbury Bulls at Grove. Photo: Simon Grieve

Phillips leads way as Bulls grind out seventh straight win

Banbury Bulls made it seven wins on the spin despite a below-par performance at Grove.

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Banbury Bulls' Matthew Powell hands off Chippenham's Will Waddington at the DCS Stadium

Bulls must be ready if they stay the course

Head coach Matt Goode says his Banbury Bulls squad is good enough to get promoted.

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Banbury Bulls' Pete Boulton has the ball ripped from his hands against Chippenham

Head coach Goode pays tribute his battling players

Banbury Bulls head coach Goode admitted he was getting prepared to address his gallant losers in Saturday’s Wadworth 6X South West One thriller with Chippenham.

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Josh Deegan scores the opening try for Banbury Bulls against Chippenham at DCS Stadium

Bulls dig in deep before charging to victory

Banbury Bulls pulled off an incredible late comeback to beat Chippenham 26-22 on Saturday to go second in Wadworth 6X South West One.

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Tomm Gray forces his way over to score his first try at Bicester for Banbury Bulls. Photo: Simon Grieve

Fluency is the key as Bulls step up to mark

Fluency and adaptability is the key to Banbury Bulls’ excellent first half of the season says head coach Matt Goode.

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Matt Lowe brushes aside a St Neots' player to score Brackley's first try. Photo: Neale Hutchinson

Leaders are too strong as Brackley fail to recover

Brackley’s trip to Midlands Four East South leaders St Neots was anything but a festive cracker as they were thumped 63-10.

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