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It would be a nearly impossible task to separate the spheres of sport and finance.

Whether it's lucrative cricket contracts in the Indian Premier League, billionaires pumping cash into the Premiership or lower league clubs on the brink of administration, money matters are key.

Rugby: Millwall beaten at home by Billericay

By Rob Virtue on March 4, 2013 11:37 AM |

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Millwall failed to overturn a recent run of bad form in their home match against Billericay on Saturday, going down 12 points to five.

From the opening exchanges both forward packs played with aggression and at a high intensity. Millwall dominated set plays pushing Billericay back on their own scrum on a number of occasions.

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Not for the first time, Dave Allen shone as man of the match as Blackheath completed a comprehensive victory against SSE National League One strugglers Cambridge.

The open-side scored five tries, half his side's total, as the Club broke their hoodoo at Grantchester Road where they had previously lost six in a row.

Rugby: Blackheath see off Cinderford

By Rob Virtue on February 18, 2013 10:16 AM |

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By Graham Cox

For the second time in a fortnight Blackheath were forced to come from behind to grind out a win.

And once again it was through their own making, as unforced errors early on put them on the back foot.

Rugby: Dunne leads Blackheath to surprise win

By Rob Virtue on February 11, 2013 6:58 PM |

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Blackheath's David Dunne was the star of the show as the south-east Londoners sneaked away from Tyneside with the narrowest of victories.

Blaydon, second in the league and previously unbeaten since October 6, led for 63 minutes and looked certain to wrap up their 16th win of the season.

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