Thursday, October 1, 2020
Home Slider Story West Leeds RUFC win RFU Senior Vase Final at Twickenham

West Leeds RUFC win RFU Senior Vase Final at Twickenham

It was third time lucky as West Leeds RUFC‘s big day out at the RFU Senior Vase Final at Twickenham ended in victory. Wests missed out last year and a few years previously but they completed a notable double when they beat Withycombe yesterday lunchtime. Glenn Broadbent was there.

A mixed 1st half saw Withycombe struggle with Wests’ pace and they were 21-0 up after 15 mins.

Withycombe hit back to make it 21-17. Despite the threat of a Devonshire comeback Wests scored a further three converted tries to make it 42-17.

A consolation trie from Withycombe at the end made it 42-22. The West Leeds hoardes celebrated into the small hours and, as I write, the first bottle of Bud has been sighted at breakfast.

“I’m honoured to be captain of this side,” said West Leeds RUFC captain and try-scorer Sam Neave. “Having lost last year, it’s amazing to win at Twickenham this time and to score twice made it even more special for me.”

Wests now move on to the third part of the treble with a quarter final tie at Bradford Salem on Wednesday.

!– Begin MailChimp Signup Form –>



LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Recent Posts

Plans for parkrun to return in Armley and Bramley have been shelved

Parkrun has announced that it will not be restarting its popular events in October as it had hoped. Hundreds of...

Leeds Credit Union launches £17m Christmas loan pot

Leeds Credit Union has revealed that more than 76% of its members have changed their Christmas plans due to Covid-19, with 35%...

Poor weather can’t deter Bramley war grave clean-up volunteers

It may have been a wet end to September but it didn't deter the small but dedicated band of volunteers carrying out...

Leeds: ‘Parents shouldn’t bring bring their children to school by car’

One of Leeds’ top public health experts has claimed schools need to do more to encourage parents not to bring their children...

Stay Connected

2,451FansLike
404FollowersFollow
3,226FollowersFollow