Rugby

The Hornettes Ladies welcomed Minehead Ladies to the ‘Nest’ on Sunday for their first home game of the season. It was a fine and sunny day and allowed for a flowing game of rugby.

Minehead started

Winscombe 20 - Chew Valley 21

Winscombe and Chew Valley met at Longfield on a beautiful autumn day and produced a thrilling encounter that any rugby fan would have been pleased to witness.

Hornets Girls Under-15s enjoyed an emphatic victory in the local derby against Bridgwater.

Hornets Colts made the short trip to Chew Valley for their third round match of the Gloucester League, with both teams unbeaten in the competition so far this season.

James Mackay kicked a penalty with the last play of the match to earn Weston a draw away at Bracknell.

Hornets enjoyed a comfortable 38-26 victory over Lydney thanks to 18 points from winger Charlie Carter.

Yatton Rugby Club has applied for planning permission from North Somerset Council to build a car park for its junior sports pitches.

Yatton

Weston began the new season with an exciting draw at home to Brixham

Somerset County RFU invited five ladies from Hornettes to take part in a rugby tour to Belfast.

Winscombe’s debut in the Tribute Western Counties North Division ended in defeat against Wells.

Hornets Colts proved too strong for close neighbours Weston in the first round of the Gloucester League.

Weston Rugby Club have been nominated for the Facility Development of the Year award at the Crabbie’s National Rugby Awards.

Three female Winscombe Rugby Club players have been chosen to take part of the rugby sevens squad at the School Games finals.

Jack Gadd has joined the coaching set-up at Weston after five years at near neighbours Hornets.

Cheddar Valley Rugby Club’s Gareth Chew is heading to Twickenham, after being recognised for his commitment to the game through the Mitsubishi Motors Volunteer Recognition Programme.

Winscombe Rugby Club is to start a new women’s team, starting with a series of friendly matches.

Weston Rugby Club’s juniors and minis travelled to Twickenham having won a national competition earlier in the year.

Young rugby players from Weston-super-Mare were among 200 children to enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime day out at the home of English rugby.

A former British and Irish Lions rugby star will take part in a Q&A at a Congresbury hotel next month.

Tribute Division 3 South championship winners Weston Wanderers received the shield at the club dinner.

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