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Rugby ruffians invade Portsmouth (photo gallery)

By   /  April 16, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

A Bryant University player gets manhandled by her Southern Connecticut opponent during Sunday’s play.

PORTSMOUTH — The annual collegiate rugby tournament known as “Beast of the East” returned to Glen Farm over the weekend for two days of brawling and face-plants in the dirt. The Portsmouth Fire Department Tweeted that it was a “relatively quiet” tournament this year, with 31 players treated for injuries and 18 of those requiring transport […]

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Men charged with stealing street signs in Portsmouth

By   /  April 15, 2014  /  Police & Crime  /  No Comments

Portsmouth police patch

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police log from over the past week. Friday, April 11 Edward J. White, 29, of 19 Harrington Ave., Portsmouth, was charged with domestic assault. Police made the arrest after responding to his home around 6:10 a.m. for a report of a domestic disturbance. Derek T. Page, 40, […]

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‘Beast of the East’ invades Glen Farm in Portsmouth

By   /  April 24, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments


      by Jim McGaw jmcgaw@eastbaynewspapers.com PORTSMOUTH—It’s one of the only places where you’ll hear a guy complain about his teammate having better crutches than him. This is the “Beast of the East,” the collegiate rugby tournament that returned to Glen Farm for two days of bruises, rescue runs, muddy jerseys and intense competition […]

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