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Sian Mills is a rugby player for England Deaf Rugby aiming for the tour of South Africa in August 2024
On a usual weekend, Sian Mills is Kempston Rugby Club's sports therapist but come August, Mills will be donning the boots for England herself after she was selected for the England Deaf squad...
Bedford Blues Women
Bedford Blues Women enjoyed a stellar season in 2023/24, winning their NC2 Midlands division with an unbeaten record, achieving promotion to the newly-formed NC1 East division...
Bedford Blues player holds off a tackle from a Coventry rugby player in their fixture at Butts Park Arena
Championship Rugby are tonight celebrating a "new era" for the sport in England after announcing a deal that puts promotion to the Premiership back on the table for the nation's second tier sides...
Members of Bedford Tigers Men's and Women's sides
This Saturday sees one of the biggest weekends of rugby league in the town's history as Bedford Tigers boast sides in the Men's, Women's and Wheelchair game at Bedford Athletic Rugby Club...
Seán French scores a try at Goldington Road for Bedford Blues
With signings and re-signings now hot on the Goldington Road agenda, the first big departure from Bedford Blues was announced today (7 June) as it was revealed winger, Seàn French will be leaving...
Goldington Road Bedford Blues
Bedford's primary Rugby League side, Bedford Tigers have announced an 'expression of interest' in joining the professional ranks and have Goldington Road on their bucket list to help them...
Cameron King in action for Bedford Blues at Ealing in May 2024
Ealing Trailfinders finished another title-winning season with a comfortable 59-12 victory over a lacklustre Bedford Blues side in West London, with Mike Rayer's side finishing fourth...
19 games down, one to go, Saturday sees the end of another Championship season in the world of rugby union as Bedford Blues travel to champions, Ealing in the capital looking to...
Montage of six players leaving Bedford Blues at the end of the 2023/24 season
Bedford Blues have announced the departure of six players from Goldington Road this evening (Monday) as preparations begin for the 2024/25 season...
Rugby players Jonny Weimann and Aiden Ainsworth-Cave at Franklin's Gardens
The next stage of a professional rugby career beckons for two hot prospects from Bedford School who signed their first professional contracts with Northampton Saints this week...
Tom Cruse in Northampton Saints kit as Bedford Blues announce him as forwards coach for 2024/25
With one more Championship game to go, against Champions Ealing, Bedford Blues have begun preparations for next season already and have this morning announced their new forwards...
Joe Howard opens the scoring with a try for Bedford Blues against Doncaster
Louis Grimoldby's last-gasp drop goal gave Bedford Blues a dramatic 32-29 comeback victory against Doncaster Knights to solidify fourth place in the English Championship...