Borough Ladies tame the Lionesses

Borough Ladies kept up the good work when resuming their Women's National Challenge programme yesterday (January 7) after the Christmas break.

Monday, 7th January 2019, 7:49 am
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 2:34 pm
Borough Ladies. From the left they are, back, Sophie Saunders, Kaleigh Wheeler, Katy Richards, Joss Hurcombe, Jess Robinson, Zoe Wright, Melanie Fulcher (Captain), Bob Clarke, Rosie Bennett, Steph Warlow, El Facer, Jo Britchford, front, Emma Reakes, Nat Elliot, Michelle Bark, Emma Byatt, Laura Phillips, Emma Rodrigues, Alisha Hearn, Sarah Winder, Kirstin Swinsoce.

Rich Parsons’ side were at home to Rugby Lionesses and ran out convincing 39-7 winners to stay second in Midlands Division One, just a point behind Sutton Coldfield. And that’s not a bad effort seeing as it’s their first season at that level after winning promotion last year.

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Borough’s try-scorers were Jess Robinson, Nat Elliott, Sarah Winder (2), Laura Phillips, Melanie Fulcher (captain) and Kaleigh Wheeler. Zoe Wright kicked two conversions.

Coach Parsons picked Alisha Hearn and Sophie Saunders as his players of the match.