Fairford  5 – Tewkesbury 7

This game was part of a three way set of games against Stow and Fairford.

Tewkesbury were hit in the morning with the loss of five players due to illness and injuries and came to Stow with the bare minimum of 12 players with quite a few playing out of position.

This game really was one of two halves. Fairford applied pressure on Tewkesbury right from the start and scored early after 2 minutes but missed the conversion. They then dominated play for most of the first half.

After  half time Tewkesbury woke up and after a strong period of maintaining possession scored through N.Knight and converted through T.Legget.

This was a close game  with both sides showing some great skills at times and good flowing running rugby.

Try :  N.Knight

Conversion :  T.Leggett

Team :  N.Knight, J. Brinn, W.Alonso, A.Newing, T.Leggett,  C.Janes, S.Thomas, C. Stone, J. Carter, O. Osbourne, E.Perry,  W.Sayers

M.O.M. – E.Perry

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.

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