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Sunday, April 26, 2015

Welwyn RFC have lifted the Herts Presidents’ Tankard with a comprehensive - final victory over Stevenage Town at Saracens’ Allianz Park.

Hatfield QE2 RFC celebrate winning the league

Despite their focus to improve at the beginning of the season, Hatfield QE2 Rugby Club did not expect to be in the position they are now in.

Welwyn win promotion

At the start of the season, Welwyn coach Ian Matthews set his burgeoning side three targets for the current campaign; achieve London Three North West promotion, win the Hertfordshire President’s Tankard trophy and play at Twickenham via the RFU Senior Vase. Two out of three isn’t bad according to Matthews.

Welwyn win promotion

Welwyn RFC sealed London 3NW promotion after a mammoth 100-0 whitewash of already-relegated Old Streetonians on Saturday.

Adam Harcourt about to go over for a Welwyn try

As the final whistle sounded with Phil Grehan bounding over the worn-out whitewash for Welwyn’s 15th try of the afternoon, they knew that half the job was done. In truth, the job had been half completed midway through the opening period, with the Stevenage XV showing the rigidity of a jellyfish in every department.

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