Weston entertain league leaders

Weston host National 3 South West leaders London Irish Wild Geese on Saturday.

WESTON host National 3 South West leaders London Irish Wild Geese on Saturday.

The last time that the Irish appeared at the Recreation Ground was on Easter Monday, 1971, when the Seasiders were successful by 17 points to 11.

Weston’s half-backs on the day, fly-half Robbert Hazzard and his partner Clayton Hope scored all of their points, Hazzard converting his own try and adding two penalties, while Hope kicked a brace of drop goals.

Their team on that day were: Phil Townshend, Chris Brown, Bill Fowler, Ray Mapstone, Martin Leach, Robert Hazzard, Clayton Hope, Jack Mellish, Richard Hazzard, Nick Hunt, Roger Ward, Duncan Henry (c), Robin Edwards, Colin Couch and Michael Reading.


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The hosts, who are in third place, have lost their last two league matches, and will hope to get back to form.

The kick-off is at 2.30pm.

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