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Bill Beaumont Cup report - Lancashire 13 Cornwall 18
Cornwall earned the County Championship title against regular opponents Lancashire at
the third time of trying. Matt Shepherd was the man whose magic touch gave Trelawny’s Army the bragging rights for 2015, kicking ten points along with an early try to break Lancastrian hearts. Both sides entered the fixture with 100 per cent records, so it was always going to edgy, and it was the Cornishmen who took the early opportunity to take the lead. Scrum-half Shepherd scored the first try of the game four minutes in, cleverly collecting a ball from the base of a ruck,...
Lancashire name side to defend Bill Beaumont Cup
A third consecutive County Championship final against Trelawny's Army awaits Lancashire
at Twickenham on Sunday. Having seen off Yorkshire last weekend with four tries in a 30 minute spell, the defending champions' team to face Cornwall sees one tactical change from the previous starting line-up. Influential half-back Steve Collins replaces Chris Johnson at fly-half,...
England Counties squad to tour Romania announced
From RFU Press Release - THE England Counties selectors have named a twenty
seven-strong squad for the two-match tour of Romania in June. The squad has ten counties represented in all, and includes fifteen debutants, who will hope to make an immediate impact next week. Players were chosen for the tour on the back of impressive displays in the recent county...
Lancashire 29 Yorkshire 14
Three second half tries took Lancashire past their visitors to earn a seventh consecutive
Twickenham final appearance next weekend. A Jordan Dorrington score just before the break was added to by Ryan De La Harpe and Chris Briers before Dorrington completed a magnificent full-length run to score his second of the day to seal a fine win. Yorkshire kicked off in the Lytham...