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Ampthill ace Lutui receives Tonga call-up for the World Cup

Ampthill hooker Aleki Lutui has been named in the Tonga squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

James Pritchard in action for Bedford Blues

End of an era as Pritchard calls time on international career

After 61 caps, a record breaking 607 points - made up of 18 tries, 104 conversions and 103 penalties - and three Rugby World Cups, James Pritchard has announced his retirement from international rugby.

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Young guns too hot for London Scottish

The Blues Academy U19s kicked off their season with a hard fought 26-14 win against London Scottish Academy on a scorching hot day at Goldington Road.

Bedford Blues skipper Nick Fenton-Wells

Blues put Plymouth Albion to the sword in pre-season romp

Bedford Blues continued their preparations for the Greene King IPA Championship season with a seven-try 45-18 win over Plymouth Albion at Brickfields on Saturday evening.

Bedford Blues in action last season

Preview: Blues ready for long trip to Devon for pre-season clash with Plymouth

One week on from the opening friendly encounter of pre-season, Bedford Blues are heading down to Devon for a training camp and match against Plymouth Albion which kicks off at 5pm on Saturday evening.

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Pat Tapley looked sharp for Bedford against OAs

Blues bounce back to batter Albanians in second clash

Bedford Blues responded in style with a 20-0 win over Old Albanians after drawing 5-5 against Ampthill.

Hayden Thompson-Stringer, seen in action last season, got Bedford's try against Ampthill. Picture (c) Jane Russell

Amps hold Blues to a draw in season opener

Bedford Blues were held to a 5-5 draw by National One team Ampthill in their first pre-season outing of the year.

The Web Ellis Cup will be in Bedford tonight. Picture (c) Andrew Fosker/ Seconds Left Images 2015

Blues buzzing as Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour heads to Bedford tonight

The Webb Ellis Cup will be paying a visit to Goldington Road tonight as part of the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour offering fans the chance to take a ‘trophy selfie.’

Mike Rayer, Bedford Blues

Blues’ first outing is a real tri-umph for Rayer

Bedford Blues head coach Mike Rayer felt Saturday’s triangular tournament between themselves, Ampthill and Old Albanians was an excellent workout for his squad.

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Blues all set for triangular clash with OAs and Ampthill

Bedford Blues will be making full use of their squad as they face Ampthill and Old Albanians in Saturday’s triangular friendly at Goldington Road.

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