Rugby

Crouch, touch, pause, engage. One of rugby union’s oldest tournaments is back tomorrow night (Friday) as France host Wales in the opening match of the 2019 Six Nations.

Multi-million-pound plans to redevelop Weston Rugby Club ‘fit well with ambitions to regenerate’ the town centre, according to North Somerset Council.

Weston gained sweet revenge over South West Premier rivals Ivybridge with a 26-6 win to open up a nine-point gap above the bottom three.

Hornets made it three wins from four in South West One with a convincing 40-13 success over bottom club Coney Hill.

Yatton under-15s took plenty of positives from their clash with Clevedon, despite it ending in a one-sided 78-0 loss.

Winscombe suffered a fourth successive defeat in Western Counties West, going down 26-7 against Tiverton.

Weston Rugby Club’s multi-million-pound stadium redevelopment plans have been given ‘overwhelming’ support by members.

Hornets under-15 girls got the better of both Clevedon and Avonmouth in a triangular tournament on Sunday.

Winscombe are still searching for their first away win of the season after going down 25-15 at third-placed Crediton in Devon on Saturday.

Hornettes Ladies visited leaders Westbury for their latest league game, but were not at their best.

Weston produced an improved performance in their 13-13 draw with Exmouth, but were left wondering what might have been after letting a lead slip.

Winscombe were left to wonder what might have been after their 19-8 home defeat to high-flying St Austell in Tribute Western Counties West.

Understrength Yatton under-15s began the second half of their season with a heavy defeat at Gordano.

Rugby: Hornets 33 Thornbury 12

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Hornets celebrated the new year and return from injury of captain Rob Dempsey by beating Thornbury 33-12 in South West One.

Hornettes claimed a tense 35-33 win over Thornbury in their first league game of 2019.

Winscombe had to settle for a losing bonus point after a 27-20 defeat at fellow strugglers Chard in the Tribute Western Counties West League.

Weston ran out comfortable winners against Exeter University in dreadful conditions at the Rec.

Hornets slipped to 11th place in the league after this latest defeat at Bridgwater in horrendous conditions.

Hornettes Girls Under-15s ran out 24-7 winners against Minehead in the area cup.

Hornets’ poor league form continued with a heavy defeat at the hands of St Ives.

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