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September 2017

Ashley Down OB 25 Smiths Rugby 47

September 12th, 2017|

Smiths make a winning start to their league campaign Smiths Rugby travelled to Ashley Down Old Boys RFC in north Bristol and came away with a 47-25 bonus point win. Playing on the new Bristol Combination artificial pitch suited Smiths' game plan but a couple of heavy showers made handling a little tricky early on. [...]

August 2017

Smiths power past local rivals North

August 29th, 2017|

Cheltenham North 5 - Smiths Rugby 45 Smiths Rugby finished their pre-season off in style winning 45-5 at Cheltenham North. After two close games last season with North winning both, Smiths’ improvement was impressive with a dominant display. Starting strongly on a warm, close afternoon, Smiths were soon on the attack with a couple of [...]

April 2017

No disgrace for Smiths Rugby in the Senior Cup Combination

April 12th, 2017|

Cheltenham North (Gloucester Premier) 29 - Smiths Rugby (Gloucester 2) 24 Smiths fall just short in tough Combination fixture Smiths Rugby made the short trip to Cheltenham North RFC on Wednesday evening  and narrowly missed out on a major upset in the Cheltenham & District Combination Senior Cup, losing 29-24.  Having elected to test themselves [...]

Match Report| Hampsters unlucky against Hardwick| Ferrets too strong for Minchinhampton

April 12th, 2017|

Smiths proud to put out 3 teams Along with success for the first XV over the weekend of the 11th March  saw Smiths Rugby field 2nd and 3rd teams.  Smiths are continuing to grow as a club and are proud to be able to have over 50 players involved on a Saturday. The second team [...]

October 2016

Match Report | Hamsters v Civil Service

October 6th, 2016|

Smiths Hamsters secured a convincing 32-11 away victory over familiar rivals Cheltenham Civil Service seconds on Saturday. Play was largely in the Smiths 22 as despite producing some effective defence, they failed to clear their lines convincingly. Ten minutes of pressure finally told with a ruck offence penalised by the referee. It was testament to [...]

September 2016

Match Report | First XV v Broad Plain

September 22nd, 2016|

Smiths Rugby scored eight tries to continue their winning start to the season against one of the strongest packs in the league in Bedminster. The 52-12 scoreline was achieved with smart play and swift moves- and the difference between the teams would have been greater had Smiths not conceded so many penalties. More than holding their [...]

Match Report | Smiths Rugby’s season takes off in style at Bristol Aeroplanes RFC

September 10th, 2016|

Smiths' season started with a bang and a flying 50-14 win at Bristol Aeroplanes RFC. The combination of quick ball and structured play saw Smiths secure a first half 4 try bonus point in an impressive opening fixture to their Gloucester 2 campaign. Despite an overnight deluge, conditions overhead and underfoot were perfect and suited [...]