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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 07: Joanne Watmore of Great Britain carries the ball under pressure from Lavenia Tinai of Fiji during the Women's Quarterfinal rugby match on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Deodoro Stadium on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Chester rugby ace Joanne Watmore eyeing Olympic medal in Rio

Sevens star and her GB team-mates take on the Black Ferns on Monday evening

George Nott celebrates with his England team-mates after beating Ireland in the final of the World Rugby Under-20 Championship

George Nott stars as England win World Rugby U20 Championship

Former King's School pupil named in Championship Dream Team after being ever-present for tournament winners

England's George Nott hands off Scotland's Jake Kerr in the victory at Manchester City Academy Stadium

George Nott features as England make it two from two in World Rugby U20 Championship

Chester-born Sale Sharks forward retains starting place for convincing 44-0 win against Scotland in Pool B

George Nott breaks clear to score a try during the match between England and Italy

George Nott helps England launch World Rugby U20 Championship in style

Former King's School pupil, who plays for Sale Sharks, scores opening try as the hosts overpower Italy 48-10 in opening game

George Nott, who plays for Sale Sharks, will be hoping England can shine as host nation

George Nott starts for England in World Rugby U20 Championship opener

Chester RUFC product named in Martin Haag's side to face Italy on Tuesday evening in Manchester

Jan van Deventer, previously director of rugby at Waterloo, is the new Chester RUFC head coach

Jan van Deventer named new Chester RUFC head coach

Former Waterloo director of rugby steps up to National League Two North as he takes over at Hare Lane

Chester's Rhys Hayes skips through the tackle of Craig Williams during the Bill Beaumont Cup Final between Cornwall and Cheshire at Twickenham

Cheshire lose out to Cornwall in Bill Beaumont Cup at Twickenham

Hare Lane stalwarts Gavin Woods, Mike Craven and Rhys Hayes represent county in 35-13 defeat

Chester RUFC's Rhys Hayes will be one of two Hare Lane players representing Cheshire at Twickenham on Sunday

Cheshire RFU set for Twickenham final

Chester RUFC players Rhys Hayes and Mike Craven involved for Sunday clash with Cornwall

George Nott has been named in a 28-man England squad for the World Rugby Under-20s Championship

George Nott named in England squad for World Rugby Under-20s Championship

Former King's School pupil and Chester RUFC youngster included in 28-man squad for tournament, which takes place next month

Action from Chester's 26-20 defeat to Caldy at Hare Lane on Saturday

Chester RUFC face relegation shoot-out while Helsby RUFC celebrate title

Defeat to Caldy leaves Hare Lane club needing to beat Preston Grasshoppers as Helsby clinch Division Five South championship

Action from Chester's defeat at National League Two North champions Macclesfield at the weekend

Chester RUFC face crucial Caldy clash as survival battle intensifies

Last weekend's 40-12 defeat to Macclesfield leaves Hare Lane club two places above relegation places with two games to go

Rhys Hayes helped Chester to a bonus point with over Sale at Hare Lane

Chester RUFC snap losing streak to beat Sale and move clear of danger

Craig Ross crosses twice with further tries from Carywn Williams, Rhys Hayes and Ross White securing 41-26 victory at Hare Lane

Action from Chester RUFC 22 Tynedale 23

Chester RUFC snatch defeat from jaws of victory against Tynedale

Hare Lane outfit made to pay for inability to see out game against National League Two strugglers

Action from Chester RUFC v Huddersfield: The teams pack down at a scrum

Chester RUFC up to eighth after home success over Huddersfield

John Aby's side register convincing 30-13 success at Hare Lane

Dave Glynn takes the ball forward for Helsby against Winnington Park 3rds

Rugby union round-up: Chester RUFC pay price for slow start, Helsby lose out in thriller, defeat for Chester Devas, sevens success for Abbey Gate

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Tom Foden in action during Chester RUFC's defeat at home to Harrogate

Rugby union round-up: Close call for Chester RUFC in Tom Foden milestone, in-form Helsby close in on title

Our weekly round-up of all the action involving our local sides

Tom Foden crossed the whitewash for Chester at Sandal on Saturday

Chester RUFC return to winning ways at Sandal

Hare Lane side end two-game losing streak to claim 19-13 success in Yorkshire

Ben Foden celebrates his winning try for Northampton Saints against Harlequins

Watch: Ben Foden scores dramatic winning try as Northampton Saints beat Harlequins

Chester-born full-back reminds new England head coach Eddie Jones of his talents with match-winning score

Action from the game between North Wales Barbarians and Chester Relics

Chester Relics and North Wales Barbarians raise thousands for Alder Hey Children's Hospital

Rugby veterans help ex-Chester prop Aled Davies in his fundraising mission to thank hospital for caring for his granddaughter Magi

Helsby's Liam Barber makes a break in the win against Helsby

Rugby union round-up: Helsby move into top spot as weather beats Chester RUFC and Christleton

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