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Thursday, April 2, 2020

The RFU have come up with a “fair and balanced” way of deciding the final league positions across grassroots rugby – although how it actually works is still shrouded in mystery.

The Rugby Football Union has ended the current season in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

It’s a rare event for a rugby team to score 100 points or more in a game but Datchworth Rugby Club made a mockery of that with a ‘hold my beer’ moment.

Datchworth’s dismal start to 2020 continued as they slumped to a 34-12 loss away to Hackney.

Letchworth pulled off a shock comeback to beat rivals Datchworth 26-16 on Saturday afternoon.

Datchworth are not just on course to achieve their pre-season target in London Two North West – the likelihood is they will smash it to pieces.

Datchworth turned on the style and the Christmas cheer for their supporters with a thumping 43-0 win over neighbours Welwyn.

Letchworth Garden City survived a late scare to secure a 16-13 comeback win over Hackney in a thrilling encounter at Legends Lane.

Datchworth fell to a 38-19 defeat at a hard-working and well-drilled Hampstead despite a late fightback.

Former Welwyn juniors Hannah Botterman and Zoe Harrison have retained their place in the England side set to take on France in Exeter.

Datchworth consolidated their mid-table position in London Two North West with a 21-13 win over Hackney at a soggy Datchworth Green.


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