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'Progressing' Raiders can end year on a high

Ian Davies believes Worthing Raiders have the ideal opportunity to give their supporters some Christmas cheer.

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Full-back Jack Maslen reached double try figures for the season on Saturday. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Flying Raiders full-back Maslen aiming high after reaching double figures

Worthing Raiders full-back Jack Maslen is targeting 20 tries this season after reaching double figures on Saturday.

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Jack Maslen ran in a hat-trick of tries in the win over Old Redcliffians. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Levett demands more despite Raiders recording third straight win

Worthing Raiders head coach Jody Levett issued a warning to his squad after seeing them record a third successive National 2 South triumph for the first time since September 2015 on Saturday, insisting: “Our performance levels must be better.”

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Jack Maslen ran in a hat-trick of tries as Raiders edged past Old Redcliffians this afternoon. Picture by Colin Coulson

Maslen's hat-trick helps Raiders to third straight victory

Jack Maslen ran in a hat-trick of tries as Worthing Raiders recorded a third straight National 2 South triumph this afternoon.

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Kemp Price got the winning try for Raiders at Clifton on Saturday. Picture by Andy Wales

We don't want winning run to stop - Coulson

Ben Coulson toasted back-to-back Worthing Raiders National 2 South wins for just the second time this season on Saturday and said: “We don’t want this winning run to stop.”

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Worthing Raiders celebrate a try earlier in the season. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Davies hopes for strong end to 2017

Worthing Raiders high performance team manager Ian Davies hopes to finish 2017 strongly.
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Worthing Raiders swept aside Broadstreet this afternoon. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Raiders cruise past struggling Broadstreet

Worthing Raiders produced an assured performance as they swept aside National 2 South strugglers Broadstreet at Roundstone Lane this afternoon.
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Two tries from Jack Maslen could not prevent Worthing Raiders from falling to defeat on Saturday. Picture by Colin Coulson

Sending off was the turning point - Levett

Jody Levett assessed Worthing Raiders’ seventh National 2 South defeat in eight matches and said: “The sending off changed the game.”

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Matt Walsh scored one of Raiders' two tries as they ended a run of six straight defeats on Saturday. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Relief for Levett after losing run is ended

Jody Levett hopes his Worthing Raiders squad can build from the ‘stepping stone’ they have given themselves by beating Tonbridge Juddians on Saturday.

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Matt Walsh got one of Raiders' two tries this afternoon. Picture by Colin Coulson

Raiders edge to tense win over Tonbridge Juddians

Worthing Raiders ended a run of six National 2 South defeats in succession by beating Tonbridge Juddians at Roundstone Lane this afternoon.

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Worthing Mini Raiders' under-12 team. Picture by Roberto Payne

Cup delight for Worthing youngsters

The Aviva Premiership Rugby Final may still be seven months away but youngsters from Worthing Mini Raiders are already counting down the days – after winning Sunday’s Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup tournament.
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Kemp Price ran in a hat-trick of tries for Raiders on Saturday. Picture by Colin Coulson

Maintaining consistent level in matches is critical - Coulson

Worthing Raiders assistant coach Ben Coulson insists things are coming together for his side this season.

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Action from Taunton Titans v Worthing Raiders. Picture by Andy Wales

Taunton Titans 81, Worthing Raiders 14: Disappointing result to league leaders

This Saturday saw the Raiders on a trip to the West Country to take on the league leaders Taunton Titans, writes Colin Coulson.

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Last season's colts skipper made his first Raiders start on Saturday. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Young guns shining through for Raiders

Worthing Raiders high performance team manager Ian Davies was delighted to see another youngster show his worth on Saturday.

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Jack Maslen bagged two tries in Raiders' last-gasp defeat at Redruth. Picture by Colin Coulson

Progress pleasing Levett - despite last-gasp defeat

Jody Levett is pleased with the progress his Worthing Raiders squad are making following their opening four National 2 South matches this season – despite suffering late heartache as they fell to a second defeat in succession on Saturday.

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Sam Hampson celebrates with team-mates after going over for Raiders on Saturday. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Levett counts cost of 'silly' errors in wake of first Raiders defeat

Worthing Raiders head coach Jody Levett wants to see ‘silly’ errors erased after his side suffered a first National 2 South defeat of the season on Saturday.

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Matt McLean scored 18 of the 30 points registered in the defeat to Redingensians Rams this afternoon. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Rampant Rams hand Raiders first defeat

Worthing Raiders were sent crashing to a first National 2 South defeat of the season this afternoon.
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Raiders skipper Liam Perkins leads an attack during Saturday's game at newly-promoted Wimbledon. Picture by Colin Coulson

Coulson: Let's continue flying season start

Worthing Raiders assistant coach Ben Coulson has challenged his players to maintain the momentum built in their opening two games of the National 2 South season.

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Sussex Sports Awards 2016 Young Sports Personality of the Year winner Archie Davis & Oldest Living Olympian Bill Lucas

Nominations Set to Open for Annual Sports Awards

Active Sussex is set to launch nominations for the annual Sussex Sports Awards that recognise and celebrate the achievements of the county’s sports stars and athletes, coaches, teams and volunteers.
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Liam Perkins marked his 100th Worthing Raiders appearance with two tries this afternoon. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Perkins' personal milestone marked with opening-day Raiders win

Liam Perkins' 100th Worthing Raiders appearance ended with an opening-day National 2 South success for his side at Roundstone Lane this afternoon.

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