Rosslyn Park's Rowland give the inside track

Wimbledon Guardian:

7:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Harry Rowland is Rosslyn Park through and through, so he is best placed to reveal how last season’s disappointment at missing out on promotion to the Championship will affect this year’s campaign.

Rosslyn Park's Rowland is back and raring to get going

Wimbledon Guardian:

11:15am Monday 7th July 2014

Rosslyn Park’s Harry Rowland is champing at the bit to pull his boots on and make the most of the new National League One season.

Rosslyn Park will embrace hard start says head coach Codling

Wimbledon Guardian: Mighty Quin: Park’s new man Tosh Masson

4:27pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

Rosslyn Park coach Alex Codling is expecting his side to embrace the challenge of a tough start to the new National League One season.

Codling stays to finish project Rosslyn Park

Wimbledon Guardian: Staying on: Rosslyn Park coach Alex Codling

9:00am Sunday 11th May 2014

Rosslyn Park head coach Alex Codling is going nowhere because his project at Priory Lane is not over yet.

Part-time Rosslyn Park have a full-time hill to climb

Wimbledon Guardian: He’s in there somewhere: Dom Shabbo gets Park up and running against Cinderford with the opening try 			        Picture: David Whittam

7:00am Thursday 1st May 2014

Rosslyn Park coach Alex Codling has admitted that promotion out of National League One will be a tall order without the club going full time.

Rosslyn Park boys wanted promotion so bad it showed

Wimbledon Guardian: Charge: Tom Baldwin on the move     Picture: David Whittam

8:52am Tuesday 29th April 2014

Despite the disappointment of missing out on the National Leagie One title, Rosslyn Park coach Alex Codling was delighted to comfortably dispose of Cinderford – a side who were struggling for survival.

Rosslyn Park thump Cinderford, but the Knights prevail to take the title

Wimbledon Guardian: Get out my way: Tom Baldwin on the charge in Rosslyn Park's eight-try win over Cinderford on Saturday                All pictures: David Whittam

10:59am Monday 28th April 2014

Rosslyn Park could not have done more to chase down leaders Doncaster Knights than a eight-try 52-17 thumping of Cinderford.

National League One D-day for Rosslyn Park

Wimbledon Guardian: Alex Codling: What will be, will be for Rosslyn Park

7:00am Saturday 26th April 2014

Rosslyn Park’s head Alex Codling goes into this afternoon’s do or die clash against Cinderford with one thing on his mind – Rosslyn Park.

Rosslyn Park must wait for title decider

Wimbledon Guardian: Break away: Park’s Will Bowley gets away from the Hull defence 	         Picture: David Whittam

4:36pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Rosslyn Park fans face an agonising wait before the defining weekend of the National League One season.

Rosslyn Park do all they can, but the Doncaster still hold all the cards

Wimbledon Guardian: Try: Scott Sneddon gets on the scoresheet at Hull Ionians                        Pictures: David Whittam

11:26am Monday 14th April 2014

Rosslyn Park could not have done more to state their case as potential National League One champions than a 10-try, 60-12 win at Hull Ionians.

Rosslyn Park keep pace with the Knights, but time is running out

Wimbledon Guardian: Bang: Harry Broadbent bursts through to score for Park in Saturday's win over Coventry          Picture: David Whittam

6:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Rosslyn Park head coach Alex Codling reckons the final five minutes of Saturday's 32-10 win over Coventry encapsulated everything about their season.

Rosslyn Park's bonus point keeps pace with the Knights, but time is running out

Wimbledon Guardian: Bang: Harry Broadbent bursts through to score for Park in Saturday's win over Coventry          Picture: David Whittam

10:09am Monday 7th April 2014

Rosslyn Park got the bonus point win they needed with a four-try 32-10 win over third-placed Coventry.

Rosslyn Park prepare for Coventry, and hope Knights slip up

Wimbledon Guardian: Seal: Jack Gash scores the final try in last weekend's win over Doncaster Knights                            Picture: David Whittam

8:00am Friday 4th April 2014

Rosslyn Park’s 21-18 win over Doncaster Knights takes them within four points of the National League One leaders – and it would have been within three but for a late Doncaster try.

Park do the business over Knights to keep National League One title hopes alive

Wimbledon Guardian: Opener: Hugo Ellis gets over for Park's first try against Doncaster Knights             All pictures: David Whittam

9:42am Monday 31st March 2014

Rosslyn Park’s largest home gate of the season was treated to a match well worthy of its billing as a title decider.

Rosslyn Park prepare for the top of the table battle with the Knights

Wimbledon Guardian: Still trying: Sam Shires goes over for Park at Esher last weekend             Picture: David Whittam

6:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Rosslyn Park put in a grandstand finish in their derby at Esher last weekend, scoring three tries in the last 15 minutes and grabbing a bonus point.

Rosslyn Park are flying high with their soaring belief

Wimbledon Guardian: Watch out: Rosslyn Park skipper Hugo Ellis on the charge against Esher        Picture: David Whittam

2:11pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

Head coach Alex Codling believes Rosslyn Park’s soaring belief helped pull the team through at the death against Esher.

Five alive - Bonus time for Rosslyn Park at derby rivals Esher

Wimbledon Guardian: Still trying: Sam Shires goes over for Park at Esher last weekend             Picture: David Whittam

1:00pm Monday 24th March 2014

A sensational last 15 minutes saw Rosslyn Park win a match that had looked like slipping away from them, having been faced with a strong and physical Esher side.

Rosslyn Park prepare to get all intense for the business end of the season

Wimbledon Guardian: Rivalry: When Esher and Rosslyn Park met in November, Park took the derby bragging rights in a 38-31 win                     SP80765

11:00am Thursday 20th March 2014

After a week off, Rosslyn Park are set to embark on the most intense three weeks of their season.

This season is not yet over, but the Rosslyn Park coach is already thinking of next season

Wimbledon Guardian: Set up: Matt Heeks begins another Park move in  Saturday’s win over Tynedale 		   Picture: David Whittam

8:00am Thursday 13th March 2014

Rosslyn Park saw off Tynedale – the form team in National League One – on Saturday to keep their promotion charge very much alive.

Edwards is back and he is can see a bright future at Rosslyn Park

Wimbledon Guardian: Back for a while: Nev Edwards in action for Rosslyn Park in the 31-11 win over Tynedale on Saturday

9:00am Wednesday 12th March 2014

Nev Edwards may have only played 70 minutes since his return on loan to Rosslyn Park, but the winger has seen enough to know the club is going places.

Park prove too strong for Tynedale, but the games are running out

Wimbledon Guardian: Set-up: Matt Heeks begins another Rosslyn Park move in the win over Tynedale                      All pictures: David Whittam

9:42am Monday 10th March 2014

It was very much a case of "all’s well that ends well" for Rosslyn Park, who really had to battle to get on top of excellent opponents.

Codling still not taking in the table as Rosslyn Park enter crucial stage of the season

Wimbledon Guardian: Hanging on: Rosslyn Park’s Henry Staff under pressure in the narrow win at Loughborough Students      Picture: David Whittam

8:00am Friday 7th March 2014

Rosslyn Park beat a smart Loughborough Students side on their own sloping pitch by 18-17 last Saturday.

Codling is not having Knightmares as the season finale edges ever closer

Wimbledon Guardian: Peaceful nights: Codling has no Knightmares over his rivals form

7:00am Wednesday 5th March 2014

Rosslyn Park lost ground on National League One leaders Doncaster Knights on Saturday, but head coach Alex Codling is not bothered about what the Knights do.

Rosslyn Park come on top of Loughborough Students by the slimmest of margins

Wimbledon Guardian: Strong: Park defence halts a Loughborough attack          All pictures: David Whittam

12:00pm Monday 3rd March 2014

This National League One match was every bit as close as the 18-17 score suggests, but paradoxically Rosslyn Park never really looked like losing.

Codling: Rosslyn Park must hit the ground running following weekend break

Wimbledon Guardian: Back at it: Alex Codling is expecting his Park men to hit the ground running when they go to Loughborough Students this weekend                      SP79024

1:00pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

Rosslyn Park head coach Alex Codling is expecting his side to pick up the baton straightaway when they return to action in National League One this weekend.

Buzzing Park are keeping tabs on the Knights

Wimbledon Guardian: New man: Scott Sneddon has arrived from Newport

9:00am Tuesday 18th February 2014

Head coach Alex Codling believes it took a special rearguard performance to fend off Fylde as Rosslyn Park boosted their promotion hopes with a gritty 16-7 victory.

Park's defensive strategy wins the day over Fylde

Wimbledon Guardian: The main man: Scott Sneddon got all 16 points in Park's win over Fylde

11:17am Monday 17th February 2014

A match between two of the most attractive attacking sides in the National League One ended up being a dour battle of defences on a rain-sodden pitch in strong winds.

Rosslyn Park prepare for Fylde in emphatic style

Wimbledon Guardian: Over: Scott Sneddon goes over as Rosslyn Park prove far too strong for National League One new boys Worthing                      Pictures: David Whittam

10:00am Friday 14th February 2014

Rosslyn Park’s 44-0 win at Worthing, with the four-try bonus point, sees them remain seven points behind the leaders, Doncaster, who have yet to visit Roehampton.

Show me the discipline, says Rosslyn Park lock Boyle

Wimbledon Guardian: Fine day: Rosslyn Park lock Richard Boyle enjoyed a fine day on the south coast                SP79024

1:45pm Monday 10th February 2014

Rosslyn Park lock Richard Boyle believes his side need to show more discipline if they are to have any chance of gaining promotion from National League One.

Rosslyn Park's Codling offers up no excuses ahead of trip to the south coast

Wimbledon Guardian: Penalty try: The Park scrum advances until Blackheath are penalised and the points are on the board             All pictures: David Whittam

9:00am Friday 7th February 2014

Rosslyn Park, perhaps suffering a reaction from their efforts at Wharfedale the previous week, put in an error-strewn performance to lose the local derby with Blackheath.

Ellis: Defeat is not the end of Rosslyn Park’s season

Wimbledon Guardian: Lots to play for: Hugo Ellis takes on the Richmond defence earlier this season, and he is ready for the final push, despite defeat last weekend at home to Blackheath

12:00pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

Rosslyn Park captain Hugo Ellis is adamant the race out of National League One is not over, despite last weekend’s 12-15 defeat at home to relegation-threatened Blackheath.

Rosslyn Park come undone against their struggling neighbours

Wimbledon Guardian: Penalty try: The Park scrum advances until Blackheath are penalised and the points are on the board             All pictures: David Whittam

9:04am Monday 3rd February 2014

It was always on the cards that, after the supreme effort to win at Wharfedale the previous Saturday, Park would not be able to repeat such a stunning performance the following week.

Coach’s concerns over ‘bonkers’ RFU ruling

Wimbledon Guardian: In peril: Mini rugby is likely to become dangerous under new RFU ruling, says Park coach

9:00am Saturday 1st February 2014

Rosslyn Park minis coach Paul Webster has labelled as “bonkers” a new RFU edict aimed at removing the emphasis on winning for child players.

Codling is feeling the Rosslyn Park pride, but now it is derby time

Wimbledon Guardian: Fine form: Charlie Broughton out-strips the Wharfedale defence during Park's 45-3 on Saturday             Picture: David Whittam

8:00am Friday 31st January 2014

Rosslyn Park’s six-try win at Wharfedale last Saturday sees them consolidating their position in second place in National League One, three points behind the leaders Doncaster Knights.

Rosslyn Park near perfection to destroy Wharfedale in their own back yard

Wimbledon Guardian: Over: Ed Lewis Pratt scores Park’s first try on Wharfedale's slopping pitch               All pictures: David Whittam

11:53am Monday 27th January 2014

Rosslyn Park turned in a near-perfect performance at Wharfedale to come away with a bonus point 45-3 win.

Rosslyn Park's Codling is ready to tackle the buzz surrounding Wharefdale

Wimbledon Guardian: Score: Sam Shires scores in Park's win over Old Albanians last weekend           Picture: David Whittam

8:00am Friday 24th January 2014

Saturday’s win over Old Albanians takes Rosslyn Park within three points of League leaders Doncaster, who lost to Fylde - and Doncaster have yet to visit Priory Lane.

Codling's plan is simple - making Rosslyn Park a better team

Wimbledon Guardian: On the attack: Rosslyn Park pour forward during Saturday's 37-13 win over Old Albanians

8:50am Wednesday 22nd January 2014

Head coach Alex Codling was left satisfied by Rosslyn Park’s response to defeat as they moved within three points of top spot after victory over Old Albanians.

Park dispose of Old Albanians to move within striking distance of the leaders

Wimbledon Guardian: Score: Sam Shires scores in Park's win over Old Albanians last weekend           Picture: David Whittam

10:09am Monday 20th January 2014

Rosslyn Park closed the gap on the National League One leaders Doncaster Knights to three points thanks to a 37-13 win over Old Albanians on Saturday.

Codling demands a ‘massive’ Rosslyn Park response

Wimbledon Guardian: In there somewhere: A hidden Tom Howe goes over for Rosslyn Park

11:00am Thursday 16th January 2014

Rosslyn Park coach Alex Codling is expected a “massive response” from his side after last weekend’s disappointing defeat at Blaydon.

Rosslyn Park miss out by the narrowest of margins to lose touch with the Knights

Wimbledon Guardian: Good start: Adam Bellamy breaks the defence to score Park’s first try            All pictures: David Whittam

1:54pm Monday 13th January 2014

Rosslyn Park lost ground on the leaders of National League One after a nail-biting 19-18 defeat at Blaydon on Saturday.

Codling’s stars give their head coach a real headache

Wimbledon Guardian: Supremacy: Park's dominance at the line out was key to the victory over Henley Hawks            Picture: David Whittam

9:00am Friday 10th January 2014

Most coaches want players to put their heads together to beat the opposition, but Rosslyn Park’s Alex Codling is thinking otherwise.

Codling praises his miss-fit Rosslyn Park stars

Wimbledon Guardian: On the charge: Rosslyn Park’s Hugo Ellis on the move in Saturday's 21-8 win at Blackheath		           Picture: David Whittam

8:00am Wednesday 8th January 2014

Rosslyn Park head coach Alex Codling was left placing round pegs in square holes against Henley Hawks but insisted he never had any worries about doing so as Park kept their promotion hopes alive.

Park overcome the conditions to clip the wings of the Hawks

Wimbledon Guardian: Solid: The Rosslyn Park pack on the drive during the 28-6 win over Henley Hawks on Saturday              All pictures: David Whittam

9:00am Monday 6th January 2014

Rosslyn Park remain second in National League One after Saturday’s 28-6 win over Henley Hawks at Rugby Lane.

Richmond head coach turns his attention to a vital January

Wimbledon Guardian: Tough day: Richmond struggle to make headway in the derby clash against Rosslyn Park                Picture: David Whittam

8:00am Tuesday 24th December 2013

Director of rugby Steve Hill has already cast his mind beyond the Christmas break, as Richmond look to push clear of the bottom three in SSE National League One.

Codling hails Rosslyn Park's "tremendous" end to 2013

Wimbledon Guardian: Derby delight: Rosslyn Park were too strong for neighbours Richmond               Picture: David Whittam

7:00am Tuesday 24th December 2013

Head coach Alex Codling hailed a tremendous end to 2013 after Rosslyn Park produced a clinical performance to beat Richmond.

Rosslyn Park make Richmond pay, but they still lose ground on the leading Knights

Wimbledon Guardian: Opening salvo: Ed Lewis-Pratt goes over for Rosslyn Park at Richmond                     All pictures: David Whittam

10:03am Monday 23rd December 2013

Rosslyn Park made 12 changes from last week’s outing but still maintained their winning streak in National League One with a 28-7 win at neighbours Richmond.

Codling: Get behind the Rosslyn Park boys ahead of the big one

Wimbledon Guardian: Pete Hodgkinson on the attack for Park           Pictures: David Whittam

10:00am Friday 20th December 2013

Rosslyn Park face a red hot derby at Richmond on Saturday, with an eight-try demolition of basement club Hull Ionians behind them.

Codling left beaming after eight-try Park shut-out Hull Ionians

Wimbledon Guardian: Eight-ball: Pete Hodgkinson goes over for Park's eighth try of the afternoon          All pictures: David Whittam

4:00pm Monday 16th December 2013

Rosslyn Park coach Alex Codling was left toasting a job well done after his side ran in eight unanswered tries against Hull Ionians.

Rosslyn Park hammer Hull to stay in touch at the top

Wimbledon Guardian: Eight-ball: Pete Hodgkinson goes over for Park's eighth try of the afternoon          All pictures: David Whittam

12:00pm Monday 16th December 2013

Had this been a boxing match it is doubtful whether the referee would have allowed Hull to come out for the second half - and in the end Rosslyn Park hammered the visitors 48-0 to stay second in National League One.

Rosslyn Park coach: It's great to be back home this weekend, but Hull will be a tough opponent

Wimbledon Guardian: Happy man: Alex Codling

1:00pm Friday 13th December 2013

Rosslyn Park’s 19-18 win at Coventry – ending the Midlanders’ undefeated record at home – saw them retain second position in the National League One table.








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