GOLFING PALS HIT BEST-EVER SCORES…

Two former school mates have hit best-ever scores to each win competitions at Leighton Buzzard’s Plantation Road golf club within the space of a week. Quantity surveyor Ryan Connew won the club’s  May medal with a 45 point haul  and former Vandyke student George Mills carded an impressive nett 61 to win the May Medal.…

SOMMER BAGS GOLF TROPHY – AGED 11

An 11-year-old home-taught schoolgirl has won one of Leighton Buzzard golf club’s coveted trophies, beating experienced colleagues with single-figure handicaps with shots to spare. Sommer  Chan, who took up golf six years ago with a handicap of 54,won Leighton’s Beck Trophy playing off a handicap of 15 topping the table with a nett 65. Her…

DEREK AND MARK HEAD TROPHY HUNT…

Four trophies have been won in competitions at Leighton Buzzard’s Plantation Road golf club –  with a rare ‘eagle’ landing the coveted Captains Cup for vehicle repair specialist Derek Shaw and architect Mark Knight. Derek and Mark were late qualifiers for the 13-team final determined over seven weekends, but carded 45 points to beat Tony…

Leighton Ladies and Girls rugby

It was a tremendous weekend of rugby for Leighton’s Women and Girl’s teams, which bodes well for the future. The Women played a seasoned side from Belsize Park and for many, this was their first game of contact.   Jade Wheeler delivered a rousing speech that settled the nerves.  The players worked hard as a group…

BUZZARDS SALVAGE DRAW IN FINAL MOMENTS

    LEIGHTON BUZZARD 19 – 19 BELSIZE PARK   Leighton Buzzard’s London 1(N) League season ended in dramatic style with Ollie Taylor’s touchline conversion securing a draw with the final kick of the match. The visitors had brought a significant number of supporters and this, coupled with Ladies rugby immediately prior to the game,…

Rugby Coach/Player Coach wanted

Role:                Head Coach/Player Coach Club:               Leighton Buzzard RFC Salary:             To be Agreed depending on experience and commitment Hours:             Minimum of 24 Hours a week Introduction Leighton Buzzard RFC looking to recruit a Head coach or player/Head Coach for the senior men’s squad. The club which is based in Bedfordshire with good…

FATHER AND SON WIN GOLF TROPHY….

A prestigious club trophy has been won by father-and-son golfers at Leighton Buzzard’s Plantation road course. Former club Captain Adrian Stephenson and son Edward, a former club champion and past Junior Captain carded 47 points to win the coveted  Frank Clements trophy by the narrowest of margins …. a better score on the back nine…

TERRY BAGS HIS 13th HOLE-IN-ONE…

 Most amateur golfers dream of hitting a hole-in-one, but for retired motor mechanic Terry Lingham, the dream has turned into a costly nightmare. For 76-year-old Terry has just bagged his 13th inch-perfect tee shot, and in line with tradition, has yet again had to fork out for a round of drinks for members in the clubhouse…

BUZZARDS DISAPPOINTING AWAY FORM CONTINUES

BRENTWOOD 54 – 12 LEIGHTON BUZZARD Leighton Buzzard were beaten by Brentwood in their latest London 1 (North) League fixture. Despite the final score, there were some positives with the scrum looking very solid and some fine attacking moments. However, the lack of reliable ball from the lineout stifled Leighton’s attempts to build pressure. Buzzards…