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Stunning win for Westoe seals play-off clash against West Leeds

A spectacular, thrilling, last-gasp 37-34 win over rivals Barnard Castle saw Westoe progress to a promotion play-off this weekend.

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South Shields still have it all to do to escape drop

South Shields still have it all to do to escape drop

South Shields travel to Winlaton Vulcans tomorrow for their final game of the 2016/17 season.

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Raymie Elliott in action in the early season encounter between South Shields Westoe and Barnard Castle.

South Shields Westoe gunning for winner-takes-all victory

Lookers-sponsored South Shields Westoe head south tomorrow to take on third placed Barnard Castle in a winner takes all match.

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Sam Gaff goes over for the winning try

Thrilling Westoe win over Middlesbrough keeps promotion hopes alive

Lookers-sponsored Westoe took one more step to promotion with a thrilling 22-18 win over Middlesbrough.

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South Shields Westoes John Younghusband in action.

South Shields Westoe facing up to tricky away trip to Boro

Lookers-sponsored South Shields Westoe travel to Middlesbrough tomorrow knowing that two more DN2 wins will give them a spot in the play-off for promotion.

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Clayton Fox.

South Shields’ fate in their own hands yet again

South Shields go into their final two DN2 league games knowing nothing short of maximum points is acceptable.

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Newcastle's bid team.

North East to stage European rugby's showpiece finals in 2019

Newcastle has won the rights to stage European rugby's showpiece finals in 2019.
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Luke Moffett races clear on his way to scoring against Stockton. Pic: Phil Haswell

Westoe’s title bid still on after stormy encounter

The league title won’t be decided until the final whistle after Westoe maintained their promotion bid with a 24-0 win over Stockton.

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Dan McKay.

Injury-hit South Shields gunning for the victory that could save league status

South Shields travel to Sedgefield this weekend knowing they must pick up at least one victory, as a minimum, from their remaining three league games to edge away from danger.

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Andrew Kirton about to score in last weekends clash with the Medicals.

South Shields Westoe hoping to keep play-off dreams alive

South Shields Westoe welcome Stockton to Wood Terrace tomorrow (3pm) looking to reverse the earlier season loss against the Teessiders.

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South Shields welcome back Mark Walker for the game against Ponteland

South Shields looking to salvage season

South Shields return to league action this tomorrow as they enter the final block of Durham & Northumberland 2 league fixtures.

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Four wins just the remedy for South Shields Westoe

Four wins just the remedy for South Shields Westoe

South Shields Westoe travel to Medicals this week in another must-win Durham & Northumberland 1 game.

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South Shields' Alex Welland

South Shields head West looking to book cup final spot

South Shields take a break from league action this weekend as they travel to West Mills in the semi-final of the County Cup.

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South Shields Westoes Michael Booth in action

South Shields Westoe must keep focus and see off Ryton

South Shields Westoe welcome bottom of the table Ryton to Wood Terrace (3pm) tomorrow hoping to keep their promotion bandwagon on track.

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South Shields out to banish drop fears

South Shields out to banish drop fears

South Shields will look to take a major step towards safety with victory over second bottom Blyth tomorrow.

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South Shields Westoe’s destiny is in their own hands

South Shields Westoe’s destiny is in their own hands

As the season enters its final third, South Shields Westoe have one target in mind from their six remaining matches, six victories.

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South Shields captain Clayton Fox in action in a recent game.

South Shields looking to do double over Darlington

South Shields go into tomorrow’s game against Darlington at Grosvenor Road (3pm) knowing nothing but a win is acceptable.

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South Shields Westoe gunning for Novocastrians and top spot

South Shields Westoe gunning for Novocastrians and top spot

South Shields Westoe will be looking for a repeat of their 55-0 away victory at Novocastrians earlier in the season, when they welcome their opponents to Wood Terrace tomorrow.

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South Shields' Martin Bengston.

South Shields out to upset league leaders

South Shields travel to Durham & Northumberland 2 league leaders Redcar tomorrow high on confidence after a fine victory last time out.

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South Shields win vital relegation showdown

South Shields win vital relegation showdown

South Shields secured a vital 31-10 win in their bid to beat the drop against DN2 relegation rivals Seaton Carew.

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