Stour facing up to injury crisis

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11:13am Thursday 25th September 2014

AN INJURY crisis the like of which director of rugby Neil Mitchell has never known as a coach or a player is threatening Stourbridge’s promotion hopes.

Mitchell warns against complacency after win

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3:25pm Thursday 18th September 2014

NEIL Mitchell has warned his Stourbridge side they can't 'go through the motions' if they have any aspirations of finally clambering out of National Two North.

Sloppy performance sufficient for victory

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3:04pm Thursday 18th September 2014

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Stourbridge to start preparations for new season

11:27am Thursday 14th August 2014

STOURBRIDGE will start their pre-season schedule by welcoming Old Halesonians to Stourton Park on Saturday.

Mitchell signs new two year deal with Stourbridge

11:03am Thursday 22nd May 2014

STOURBRIDGE'S director of rugby Neil Mitchell has signed a new two year deal with the club.

Mitchell more determined than ever after last gasp heartache

Stourbridge News: Centre Stefan Shillingford breaks through the Harrogate defence.

10:04am Thursday 1st May 2014

DIRECTOR of rugby Neil Mitchell has vowed Stourbridge will put final game heartache behind them as they prepare to mount another title challenge next season.

Heartache as Stour miss out

9:27pm Saturday 26th April 2014

STOURBRIDGE Rugby Club suffered promotion heartache for the second year running after missing out on a play-off place on points differential.

Stourbridge ready for final day title fight

Stourbridge News: Stourbridge will be without record try scorer Nathan Bressington for their crunch clash at Harrogate.

10:52am Thursday 24th April 2014

TITLE glory could be just one game away for promotion-chasing Stourbridge.

Stour take title race to the death

9:05am Monday 14th April 2014

Stourbridge 78, Bromsgrove 6

Mitchell wants big score against Bromsgrove

Stourbridge News: Hull secure lineout ball on the Stourbridge 22. Photo: Annette Sandy.

9:23am Thursday 10th April 2014

NEIL Mitchell thinks a big score is required against Bromsgrove to give Stourbridge the best chance of promotion success.

Mitchell: Stour must now back up Darlington win

Stourbridge News: Full back Tom Jarvis makes a break and off loads as the tackles come in.

10:38am Thursday 3rd April 2014

STOURBRIDGE director of rugby Neil Mitchell has called for his side to hit home the advantage they claimed when beating promotion rivals Darlington Mowden Park last weekend.

Stourbridge RFC vs Darlington Mowden Park

9:39am Saturday 29th March 2014

Follow the acton as Stourbridge take on promotion rivals Darlington at Stourton Park (3pm kick off).

Stourbridge claim crucial win over promotion rivals

6:40pm Saturday 29th March 2014

Stourbridge 14, Darlington Mowden Park 5 STOURBRIDGE took a massive step towards success this season with a vital victory against promotion rivals Darlington Mowden Park.

Follow Stourbridge RFC's crucial game against Darlingston tomorrow

10:46am Friday 28th March 2014

STOURBRIDGE are facing a season-defining contest against promotion rivals Darlington Mowden Park at Stourton Park tomorrow.

Stour face season-defining game against promotion rivals

Stourbridge News: l Winger Nathan Bressington leaves defenders in his wake to score the a try against Luctonians as Stourbridge continued their fight for promotion glory in National Two North.

9:13am Thursday 27th March 2014

STOURBRIDGE are facing a season-defining contest against promotion rivals Darlington Mowden Park this Saturday.

Stourbridge to continue title challenge

8:17am Thursday 20th March 2014

STOURBRIDGE go into this Saturday’s encounter at Luctonians knowing that they must leave their Herefordshire neighbours with nothing less than a bonus point win if they are to maintain their National Two North promotion challenge.

Mitch promises they'll be no let-up!

11:47am Thursday 20th February 2014

STOURBRIDGE Director of Rugby Neil Mitchell, insisted there would be no stepping off the gas this week despite the fact they have no fixture.

Super Stour take over top spot

6:46pm Saturday 15th February 2014

STOURBRIDGE have taken over top spot in SSE National League Division Two North after taming Leicester Lions by a compelling 38-0 scoreline - writes NICK PULLEN

Superb Stour pull Sedgley Park apart

Stourbridge News: Stour scrum half Pete White gets the ball moving during the super success at Sedgley Park

10:47am Thursday 6th February 2014

SUPERB Stourbridge exorcised the ghost of Sedgley Park past with a stunning display in Lancashire to secure a sensational 45-3 success.

Stunning Stour put Sedgley Park to the sword

7:35pm Saturday 1st February 2014

SUPER Stourbridge have moved to within two points of SSE National Division 2 North leadersw Darlington Mowden Park after slaughtering fellow title rivals Sedgley Park by a stunning 45-3 margin in North Yorkshire.

Stour tame Tigers with five try spree

12:28pm Thursday 30th January 2014

STOURBRIDGE closed the gap on National League Two North leaders Darlington Mowden Park to just three points following a splendid 31-7 success over Sheffield Tigers.

Loyal George puts club before country

Stourbridge News: Mitch - The scoreline flattered us!

12:09pm Thursday 30th January 2014

LOOSE head prop Mark George has turned down the chance to represent the English Counties this weekend so he can play for Stourbridge in their crunch clash at Sedgley Park - writes NICK PULLEN

Stour power cuts through steely Sheffield

8:18pm Saturday 25th January 2014

SUPER Stour slugged it out in the mud with Sheffield Tigers to secure a 31-7 success and cut the gap on National Two North leaders Darlington Mowden Park to just three points in the process. - write NICK PULLEN

Mitch - The scoreline flattered us!

Stourbridge News: Mitch - The scoreline flattered us!

10:48am Thursday 23rd January 2014

STOURBRIDGE Director of Rugby Neil Mitchell insisted this week’s 31-13 win at Preston flattered his side.

Mitchell still wants more after Stour cut down Caldy

4:59pm Sunday 12th January 2014

HARD taskmaster Neil Mitchell still wants more from his Stourbridge side after watching them record a comprehensive 46-12 success over Caldy - writes NICK PULLEN.

Mitch fumes as Stour take foot off the gas again

Stourbridge News: Stour centre Stefan Shillingford goes on the charge against

10:20am Thursday 9th January 2014

CONCERNED Stourbridge director of rugby Neil Mitchell admitted to fast losing patience with his under-performing players following a disjointed display against Birmingham and Solihull this week.

Mitchell boosts ranks ahead of Bees trip

Stourbridge News: Stour man of the matches Ben Barkley going through his paces in the recent victory over Dudley Kingswinford. Picture by Ceri Davies

12:10pm Thursday 2nd January 2014

NEIL Mitchell has moved to strengthen Stourbridge’s ranks ahead of Saturday’s trip to Birmingham and Solihull by snapping up a couple of quality fly halves.

Stour's nine try spree sinks DKs

10:48am Sunday 22nd December 2013

Stourbridge 55 Dudley Kingswinford 0

Stour erase the ghost of Christmas past defeat...

Stourbridge News: Hat-trick hero Nathan Bressington goes on the break against Bromsgrove - pic by Ceri Davies

10:27am Wednesday 18th December 2013

NEIL Mitchell admitted he didn’t get what he really wanted out of the 41-7 success at Bromsgrove this week which keeps them in the thick of the National League 2 North title race.

Darlington defeat still echoes in Mitchell's ears

Stourbridge News: Ben Barkley goes on the break against Hull - pic by Ceri Davies

11:19am Thursday 12th December 2013

STOURBRIDGE boss Neil Mitchell was still smarting over the previous week's defeat at Darlington Mowden Park as his side put relegation candidates Hull to the sword 54-0 at Stourton Park.

Lions tame table-topping Earls

3:31pm Thursday 5th December 2013

STOURBRIDGE Lions pulled out all the stops this week to blitz top of the table Earlsdon 49-22 and revive their own Midlands Two West South prospects at the same time.

Mitchell demands more of the same ahead of Mowden Park trip

Stourbridge News: Stourbridge flanker Ejike Uzoigwe finds himself collared during Stourbridge's impressive 57-12 success against Luctonians - pic by Ceri Davies

11:54am Thursday 28th November 2013

NEIL Mitchell will demand more of the same from his Stourbridge players this week when they make the long trip to title rivals Darlington Mowden Park.

Lions tamed by Old Leams

11:03am Thursday 28th November 2013

STOURBRIDGE Lions slumped to a 28-18 reverse at Old Leamingtonians and slipped back to fifth spot in Midlands 2 West South as a result.

Stour leave Luctonians in their wake with nine try spree

8:50pm Saturday 23rd November 2013

SSE National League Two North Stourbridge 57, Luctonians 12

Stour back on track after Macc's surprise slip

Stourbridge News: Niles Dacres on the charge against Otley

2:58pm Thursday 21st November 2013

BOSS Neil Mitchell insists he is in it to win it after Stourbridge bounced back to within a point of arch rivals Macclesfield - writes MARTYN SMITH.

The disappointment is all mine admits Mitchell

Stourbridge News: Stourbridge second row Ben Hughes goes on the charge during the 19-16 defeat to Macclesfield - picture: Ceri Davies

10:40am Thursday 14th November 2013

Stourbridge director of rugby Neil Mitchell admitted to being merciless on his players at training this week in the wake of their 19-16 reverse to title rivals Macclesfield - writes Nick Pullen

Yellow cards fail to stop Lions in their tracks

10:06am Thursday 7th November 2013

DESPITE being reduced to 12 players at one stage, Stourbridge Lions still managed to secure an excellent 29-15 success over Old Coventrians and cement third place in Midlands Two West (South).

This is our moment - claims Stour boss Mitchell

10:02am Thursday 7th November 2013

STOURBRIDGE face a moment of truth this Saturday when they lock horns with league leaders Macclesfield in National Two North’s match of the day at Stourton Park.

Lions come roaring back to beat Spa

11:02am Thursday 31st October 2013

STOURBRIDGE Lions cemented third place in Midlands Two West South with a 34-10 success over basement boys Droitwich Spa.

Chester threw the kitchen sink at us - Mitchell

3:40pm Wednesday 30th October 2013

STOURBRIDGE were more convincing than the 23-17 scoreline suggested against Chester this week.

Dacres delivers but Stour surrender top spot

8:11pm Saturday 19th October 2013

SSE National League Two North:

Brookes bags two tries for the Lions

12:13pm Thursday 17th October 2013

STOURBRIDGE Lions continued their winning streak in Midlands Two West South following a hard fought 17-8 success over Nuneaton Old Eds.

Stour dig deep to prevent Sheffield shock

12:04pm Thursday 17th October 2013

STOURBRIDGE had to pull out all the stops to claim a 17-14 success at bottom of the table Sheffield Tigers to remain top of National Two North.

Mitchell kicks Hearn and Baker concerns into touch

Stourbridge News: Points machine: Winger Jamie Hearn is the Saxons’ top scorer, with 221 regular season points including 14 tries.

9:46am Thursday 10th October 2013

STOURBRIDGE continued their irresistible form in National Two North with a punishing 44-6 success over Preston Grasshoppers in front of a bumper Stourton Park crowd.

Stour can still improve despite crushing Caldy

3:35pm Thursday 3rd October 2013

Hard-to-please Stourbridge director of rugby Neil Mitchell insists his side are still misfiring despite producing a comprehensive 55-21 victory at Caldy.

'Abject' Stour fail to sparkle in second half show

Stourbridge News: James Rodley looks for a way through Birmingham and Solihull's defence

11:04am Thursday 26th September 2013

THE word ‘abject’ doesn’t often spring to mind too often in the wake of a 32-10 win.

Mitchell refusing to get carried away by vast victory margin

Stourbridge News: l Try-time: Ben Barkley scored against Dudley Kingswinford.

11:16am Thursday 19th September 2013

STOURBRIDGE’S director of rugby Neil Mitchell refused to get carried away following his side’s 71-17 National Two North slaughtering of Dudley Kingswinford.

Mitch far from happy despite victory

Stourbridge News: l Stourbridge centre Ben Barkley puts partner Stefan Shillingford over for the

10:56am Thursday 12th September 2013

DIRECTOR of rugby Neil Mitchell said he was far from happy with Stourbridge’s start of the season despite their 24-7 success over Harrogate.

Mitchell under no illusions of the task ahead

10:14am Thursday 5th September 2013

STOURBRIDGE will start to put the record straight this Saturday when they open their National League Two North campaign at home to Harrogate.

Scrum-time gives Mitchell food for thought

1:34pm Thursday 25th July 2013

NEIL Mitchell must reconsider how his Stourbridge side approach their scrummage play following rule changes implemented this coming season by the International Rugby Board.



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