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Richmond Docklands’ Magnificent 7

Posted on April 7, 2019, Categories: News, NVL Men

After three five-set defeats in row Richmond Docklands finally won a final set in a battling performance against Newcastle Staffs.  The squad of just seven players travelled to Keele University knowing that a win in under five sets would secure sixth place.  So when Staffs stole the first two sets after Docklands had been in control, the visitors just had pride to play for.

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Mixed fortunes for Richmond’s Men’s Division

Posted on March 24, 2019, Categories: News, NVL Men

Richmond’s Men’s NVL2 side hosted Oxford Students on Saturday, the only team to beat them so far this season.  Revenge looked to be on the cards when Oxford turned up with only six players.  But they put up a fight in set one, pushing Richmond all the way until the home side prevailed 28-26.  Sets two and three were much more comfortable for Richmond (winning 16 and 14) with Ben Lucas and Jonathan Anderson starring in a dominant display, cheered on by a boisterous crowd and drumming.

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Richmond Docklands let Malory back in while NVL2 keep on winning

Posted on March 3, 2019, Categories: News, NVL Men

Richmond Docklands let a 2-0 lead slip against old rivals Malory Eagles and couldn’t recover to avoid a tough five-set loss.  It was the 44th Docklands/Malory clash, a tie that dates back to 1996.  Richmond Docklands don’t have long to wait for number 45 with a chance for revenge in two weeks time on March 16th at Kingston College Arena.  The match will also be Docklands’ 500th competitive fixture.

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Durham end Richmond Docklands’ cup dream

Posted on February 24, 2019, Categories: News, NVL Men

Richmond Docklands’ KO cup run came to an end in the semi finals after a battling display against Durham Palatinates. After a mix up over Durham’s venue booking the tie was switched to Kingston but Richmond Docklands were unable to make home advantage count against a powerful and athletic Durham side.

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