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Stourbridge

(sto͝or`brĭj, stour`–), town (1991 pop. 55,136), Dudley metropolitan district, W central England. In the 16th cent., Stourbridge's famous glassmaking industry was established. Other products are chains, tools, and heating units.

Stourbridge

an industrial town in W central England, in Dudley unitary authority, West Midlands. Pop.: 55 480 (2001)
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Crucially Stourbridge struck in stoppage time with a muscular try from flanker Tom Jordan, the wind strengthened behind Stourbridge after half-time and Craig Jones replaced Duncan Hughes at fly-half.
Union members, residents, councillors, college students and staff walked the streets of Stourbridge as part of a community march, campaigning to save the college.
Stourbridge had already been dealt a blow prior to the kick-off with the key trio of Aaron Hayden, Robbie Thompson-Brown and Kaiman Anderson all ruled out through suspension.
But it was Stourbridge that had a clear advantage - and it lies in the giant clay pots needed to cast the glass in.
Stourbridge responded strongly, however, and put immediate pressure on the Huddersfield back line before notching the first try of the match after 12 minutes through Nathan Bressington.
Stourbridge were deserving winners but will know they were in a game as Caldy caused the visitors some problems in the second half.
Stourbridge is regarded as a major glass manufacturing town, and along with its surrounding areas, has been producing glass since the early 1600s.
Things got worse for Nuns 10 minutes later when Stourbridge's debutants Matt Williams and Charlie Fellows combined after the hosts had won a line-out, with Fellows crashing over to round off a superb opening 20 minutes for Stourbridge.
The second, and perhaps crucial, arrived on the stroke of half-time and on this occasion it was a well-worked Stourbridge move that undid Merthyr culminating with Rowe getting the better of Jamie Rewbury to this time find the scoresheet.
With the last play before half-time Stourbridge drew back when a line-out from their own 22-metre line saw a move which was started and finished by Nick Davies.
THE magic of the FA Cup sparkled in the Midlands as non-league Stourbridge achieved one of the biggest upsets of the first round.
BRAKES were denied their tenth win in a row by a wellorganised Stourbridge side at a damp New Windmill ground last night.