4 Feb 2000

Two cracking games after the long break – the Gents beat Sanyo 46-17 (coming back from 12-0 down) and the firsts spanked Gakushi 74-7.

For the Gents, James Lovegrove made an outstanding debut, including 2 tries. Tad, a Cru regular, also scored twice before injuring his knee – we wish him a speedy recovery – and Al Ferris, Terry Dixon, Thierry Bourret and Richard Corner scored one apiece. Richard’s was a spectacular effort from the centres – Will Greenwood watch out!
The first team welcomed “Harry” Spencer back onto the field after an absence of nearly 3 years, and he played a fine game. Everyone in the team did well – the opposition were not soft, but were constantly struggling for possession in the forwards and forced to make tackle after tackle in midfield. Our ball retention & support play were excellent. Special mentions should go to Doogs, who just gets faster & faster and scored 4 tries before being comprehensively beaten by his MOTM beer; Garlo, who did a great job at #10 and created a beautiful try with a quick throw in; Gareth, who was superb at the line-out & restarts and made some big tackles; Sumo, who was everywhere (and even turned up on time), and Ryota, who was as indomitable as always and scored 3 (and turned up late AGAIN). Fraser also kicked beautifully for 7 conversions, most of them involving at least one post before going over. Other try scorers were Malcolm, Slugger, Danny, Fraser and Ben.
Gareth, Richard, Erich, Max, Al, Terry, Jeff, Danny & James deserve extra credit for playing all or part of 2 games.


  • Recent Reports

  • 2014/2015 Season Fixtures

    Opposition Results Dates
    Hokkaido Barbarians
    (Tour to Sapporo)
    L29 – 0 Sat Aug 30th
    (YC&AC ground)
    L41 – 21 Sun Sept 28th
    Komaba WMM
    (YC&AC ground)
    L36 – 22 Sun Oct 12th
    (YC&AC ground)
    W40 – 27 Sun Oct 26th
    Taisei Reds (YC&AC ground) W18 – 17 Sun Nov 9th
    McFadyen Cup
    (YC&AC ground)
    W61 – 21 Sat Nov 22nd
    (YC&AC ground)
    L76 – 3 Sun Nov 30th
    Koyama RFC
    (YC&AC ground)
    W96 – 0 Sat Dec 6th
    (YC&AC ground)
    L17 -10 Sun Dec 14th
    Acorn W62 - 7 Sun Mar 8th, 1.30pm
    Itochu Cancelled Sun Mar 15th, 1.30pm
    Over 35s Champs Sat Mar 21st
    56th YC&AC Japan Sevens Ryutsu Keizai University Sun Apr 12th