Rugby

Yatton under-16s fell to defeat against North Bristol in a hard-fought contest.

A professional rugby union club wants to build another pitch in North Somerset as part of its overhaul of its training area.

Abbots Leigh Failand

When Nick Williams took over as chairman of Yatton Rugby Club last year, he said he wanted to create a one-club identity.

Nailsea & Backwell came from behind to beat Yatton 35-32 in their local derby.

Nailsea & Backwell under-15s began their season with a win over Frampton Cotterell.

Yatton under-16s put up a fight against Hornets in their latest outing at the weekend.

Gordano were brought back down to earth as they fell to a 50-12 defeat at Western Counties North rivals Midsomer Norton.

Nailsea & Backwell maintained their 100 per cent start to the season with a 38-28 win over Avon.

Nailsea & Backwell began their season with a 26-20 win over Wells at West End Park on Saturday.

Clevedon were left empty handed after a 29-20 loss to Matson in their first league match of the new season.

Work is progressing to build a 'world-class training facility' between two villages.

Abbots Leigh Failand

England's rugby union World Cup squad have been training in North Somerset today (Friday).

Abbots Leigh

Yatton Rugby Club's under-16s finished their summer fitness campaign with a gruelling session of circuits and shuttle-run sprints at the club.

Members of Yatton Rugby Club's under-16 squad enjoyed a pre-season team-building event at Go Ape in Haldon Forest.

Yatton under-15s enjoyed their sixth and most successful tour yet against St Andrews and Kings Norton.

Local clubs were well represented as Somerset finished runners-up in the Bill Beaumont County Championship.

Yatton under-15s enjoyed their most successful tour yet on their sixth annual end of season trip.

Clevedon earned a last-gasp 22-21 derby win over Gordano in front of a large crowd.

Clevedon under-13s got the chance to showcase their skills in front of a crowd of 16,000 at Bristol's Ashton Gate on Saturday.

Nailsea & Backwell fell to a 40-21 defeat at local rivals Weston United, where they finished with 14 men.

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