Rugby: Worcester 6th Form College 29 v Cirencester 6th Form College 42

In near perfect conditions Cirencester College travelled to Worcester 6th Form College for what is traditionally a hard fought game between two evenly matched teams. This occasion did not disappoint with great rugby being played by both teams from the start.

Cirencester started with a high tempo which allowed the visitors to gain a large percentage of possession and territory early on in the game. Although Worcester, against the run of play crossed the try line first, Cirencester kept to the game plan and powered their way around the field putting the home team under considerable pressure. An unfortunate red card for Cirencester early on in the game put them under added pressure having to play three quarters of the game a man down.

However, Cirencester used their power and strength to grind down Worcester and the score was opened with a well-worked try for Tom McAllister who opened up his afternoon tally of points with the additional conversion. With the score line swaying to and fro, Cirencester once again scored with a dynamic piece of running from prop Toby Beville. The conversion was once again added by the trusty boot of McAllister. This was followed up by two more penalties resulting from ill discipline from the home side.

With Worcester coming back with a try of their own, Cirencester responded with true grit with a try from flanker Lucas Franca-Landure, a well deserved effort for his hard work and persistent disruption of opposition ball. Having endured pressure, Cirencester once again scored through a well read interception try from McAllister. With Rhys Higginson taking over the kicking duties, Cirencester began to prove too strong for a tiring opposition and the relentless forward power allowed the back to use their speed resulting in fullback Jack Rosewell scoring in the corner. A brilliantly struck kick from Higginson topped the scoreline of 42-29 to Cirencester. 

For more information please contact damian.cuke@cirencester.ac.uk.