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South Shields wary of Houghton in Durham County Cup final showdown

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Westoe captain Andy Kirton (foreground) and outgoing player/coach Graeme Smith, who played his last rugby match for the club.

No barnstorming finale for South Shields Westoe

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South Shields get ready to stand their ground in a scrum against Seaham. Picture by Michael Elsy.

South Shields edge into County Cup final

South Shields booked their place in the County Cup final with a nail bitting 23-19 victory over Seaham.

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South Shields Westoe's Joe McKenzie on the way to scoring against Gosforth on Wednesday evening.

South Shields Westoe must play waiting game for DN1 play-off spot

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South Shields in action at Kingston Park against Prudhoe and Stocksfield.

South Shields eye County Cup final spot to cap off title winning campaign

South Shields face Seaham tomorrow in the semi-final of the County Cup looking to book their place in the final as they draw a close on a memorable 2017/18 season.

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South Shields' Martin Bengston in action.

South Shields gunning for title-winning victory

South Shields can crown their remarkable Durham/Northumberland Three campaign by claiming the title at Kingston Park tonight.

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South Shields Westoe’s play-off place in their own hands with five-point wins the target

South Shields Westoe’s play-off place in their own hands with five-point wins the target

South Shields Westoe secured a 39-20 victory over Ponteland on Wednesday evening to remain in the mix for a DN1 promotion play-off spot.

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South Shields go on the attack against West Hartlepool on Saturday.

South Shields are just one win from DN3 title

South Shields ran out 54-5 winners against West Hartlepool TDSOB at Harton, putting them one win away from securing the DN3 league title.

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Pivotal weekend for South Shields in title race

Pivotal weekend for South Shields in title race

South Shields welcome West Hartlepool TDSOB to Harton tomorrow looking to close in on the Durham/Northumberland Three league title.

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Luke Moffett storms through to score for South Shields Westoe in their 31-19 DN1 victory over Gateshead on Wednesday night, seeing the club in third place and level on points with Barnard Castle, who are in second place, but played a game less.

Three games to shape South Shields Westoe’s destiny

South Shields Westoe took another positive step in the tight battle for DN1 promotion on Wednesday evening with a 31-19 victory over Gateshead.

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Barnard Castle walls crumble against South Shields Westoe siege

Barnard Castle walls crumble against South Shields Westoe siege

South Shields Westoe kept their promotion hopes alive with a battering 20-10 victory over second placed Barnard Castle.

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South Shields RFC celebrate after a thumping victory that confirms promotion to DN2.

South Shields win to seal promotion

South Shields romped to 84-0 victory over Chester-le-Street to secure promotion back to Durham/Northumberland Two.

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Westoe extned unbeaten run to remain in title hunt

South Shields Westoe secured a fantastic win over fifth placed Horden & Peterlee to extend their unbeaten run to 10 matches and stay in the promotion hunt.

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David Wilson.

Newcastle Falcons star David Wilson would ‘give anything’ to play at St James’s Park

Former England star David Wilson says he is envious of his Newcastle Falcons team-mates running out at St James’s Park today in front of 25,000 fans.

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South Shields out to shake off Houghton title threat

South Shields out to shake off Houghton title threat

South Shields return to league action this weekend after the adverse weather caused last weekend’s scheduled game at home to Yarm to be postponed, with a tough trip to fellow promotion chasing Houghton.

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South Shields Westoe's Raymie Elliott in action in their recent demolition of Gosforth.

South Shields Westoe not be taking Redcar for granted

South Shields Westoe entertain bottom of the table Redcar at Wood Terrace tomorrow aiming to maintain their promotion push.

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South Shields Westoe's Joe McKenzie on the way to one of his three tries. Picture by Phil Haswell.

South Shields Westoe score 19 tries in stunning 123-0 victory over Gosforth

South Shields Westoe ran riot against an under-strength Gosforth team on Saturday, winning 123-0, crossing the line a staggering 19 times in the process.

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South Shields out to maintain push for promotion

South Shields out to maintain push for promotion

South Shields return to league action after a two week lay-off looking to continue their fine run of form which has saw them consolidate their place at the top of Durham/Northumberland Three.

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South Shields Westoe's Joe Mckenzie on the way to scoring against Consett last weekend. Picture by Phil Haswell.

South Shields Westoe wary of a difficult Stockton test

South Shields Westoe travel to lowly Stockton tomorrow for what could be a difficult afternoon.

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South Shields Westoe's Ryan Lamb in action against Medicals last weekend.

South Shields Westoe geared up for crucial Consett clash

South Shields Westoe are looking to close the gap on the top two in DN1 this weekend, but they’ll have to be at their best when they entertain promotion rivals Consett at Wood Terrace on tomorrow.

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