Tewkesbury 41 – Berry Hill 36

Tewkesbury played some really good rugby against a large and strong Berry Hill side on a dry but cloudy Sunday morning. Berry Hill got off to a better start scoring three tries without reply through some very strong forward play. Tewkesbury scored from the restart when B.Roberts caught the bouncing ball and scored with O.Osbourne converting. Tewkesbury rallied from there and started to move the ball around which saw some of our faster players (E.Perry, W.Sayers, T.Leggett, N.Knight(2)) run in tries of which two were converted. The game was a close encounter in which Berry Hill never gave up scoring a number of times, again, through strong forward play. The battle continued, score 36 – 36, right up till the last few minutes when a kick over the Hill defence into the in-goal area, by S.Thomas, saw N.Knight chase it and score the winning try.

Well done boys we are very proud of the attitude and determination to ensure the start of the season see our U11s make it played one won one against a strong Berry Hill outfit.

We also hope the two Berry Hill players who were injured have a speedy recovery.

Trys : B.Roberts, E.Perry,  W.Sayers, T.Leggett, N.Knight (3)

Conversion : O.Osbourne, B.Roberts, T.Leggett

Team :  B. Roberts, J. Brinn, J. Roberts, N. Knight, T. Rothwell , A.Newing, S.Thomas, C. Stone, J. Carter, O. Osbourne, E.Perry, T.Leggett

Subs: W. Alonso, C. Janes, W.Sayers

M.O.M. – N. Knight

Following the changes announced by the Government on Wednesday 9 September in relation to the ban on groups of more than six people meeting socially indoors and outdoors. Although social gatherings of more than six people will be banned in England from Monday 14 September, the Government has confirmed that organised sports and activities that have been through return to play protocols can continue. With the exception of clubs impacted by local lockdown restrictions, we remain at Stage D on the Return to Community Rugby Roadmap. The rugby community can continue to organise non-contact fixtures with other clubs using Ready4Rugby and other touch rugby activity.

Please see our Clubhouse page for more information about Track and Trace and face-coverings.


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