Portsmouth RFC XV 22 Ventnor RFC Veterans 21 Match Report

By GH

Portsmouth RFC XV 22 Ventnor RFC Veterans 21 Match Report

26 March 2011

Ventnor sent a team of veterans to play a Portsmouth XV ahead of their match against the Wasps Legends.

Portsmouth RFC XV 22 Ventnor RFC Veterans 21 Match Report
Portsmouth RFC XV 22 Ventnor RFC Veterans 21 Match Report

The game ended in a narrow defeat but the veterans had some outstanding performers, not least second-row Nathan Ricketts, who scored a solo try from 40 metres out.

The other try scorers were Warren Fresle and Dave Martin, which were all converted by Warren Riches.

The Wightlink Man of the Match was Martin McMeechan and Glen Hepburn took the AJ Wells Black Dog Badge.

Ventnor squad: Collins, Babington, Payn, McMeechan, Ricketts, Winter, Benfield, Freeston, Simler, Hepburn, Venier, McGovern, Fresle, Martin, Riches. Subs: Sotty, Marsh.

From the archives: republished online May 2024

Our sponsor Andrew, of Gamson Gray Design and Media, has kindly transcribed this report, in May 2024, from the original report to allow for it to be re-published online. This was from a report kindly provided by Warren Fresle. Original report author unknown.

This is from a series of match reports he has kindly transcribed and re-published as part of the online Ventnor RFC News Archives