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RuralSports was created as a unique reference point for interesting articles and features on various rural sports in the UK (both past and present). We were concerned that this did not previously exist in the UK.
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Animal Sports: All About Pigeon Racing, Field Sport: Ferreting, An Introduction to...
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Case Studies: Cycling Through all Britain's Counties: A Case Study, How I Became a...
Equestrianism: Point to Point, What is Hacking?, What is The Pony Club?, Top Tips...
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Extreme & Unusual Sports: What Are Grassboarding and Kite Buggying?,...
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General Country Sports: The Countryside Code: How to Behave in Rural...
Hunting: Wood Pigeon Shooting, Bird Hunting, The Hunting Bill, Traditional...
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Mountain Biking: Clothing For Mountain Biking, Mountain Biking Equipment, Mountain...
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Latest Comments
  • top gun
    Re: Clay Pigeon Shooting
    can you pleas explain the regulations regarding the 28 day rule many thanks regards frank
    12 September 2015
  • J14
    Re: Arguments For Hunting
    @Dan. You can still get wild deer and wild boar in Britain. The difference between deer/boar and foxes is that they make good food - can't…
    16 July 2015
  • Duh
    Re: Arguments For Hunting
    And I'm not a Tory or posh or rich.
    14 July 2015
  • Duh
    Re: Arguments For Hunting
    I wouldn't want to be hunted down by a pack of dogs and ripped apart. But I eat meat, I wear leather, I wouldn't want to be raised in a…
    14 July 2015
  • Tom
    Re: Arguments For Hunting
    Fox hunting represents a tiny part of the rural economy, enjoyed by an even tinier minority of people. Most of us think the sport is…
    14 July 2015
  • Dan
    Re: Arguments For Hunting
    'wild deer and wild boars were the main blood sports in Britain, but the extinction of the wild boars and the almost extinction of wild…
    12 July 2015
  • Lazy Fat Wizard
    Re: Arguments For Hunting
    Lynn said "Just a reminder that "Foxes are vermin" for those that seem to forget!" You're vermin :) See, it's a meaningless…
    18 June 2015
  • ecky
    Re: Arguments For Hunting
    Fox hunting has absolutely nothing to do with controlling the fox population. In fact the last thing any hunt wants is a reduction in fox…
    14 June 2015
  • RuralSports
    Re: Shooting Seasons
    @DB1983. Thanks, we've corrected the article now.
    2 June 2015
  • DB1983
    Re: Shooting Seasons
    The information displayed above is wrong - hunting of curlew was banned under the Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011.
    30 May 2015
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