Royston 31-15 Bank of England: Crows’ stock rises after resounding triumph

PUBLISHED: 15:34 15 January 2018 | UPDATED: 15:38 15 January 2018

Royston Rugby Club beat Bank of England 31-15 on the heath. Credit David Hatton

Royston Rugby Club beat Bank of England 31-15 on the heath. Credit David Hatton

David H Hatton, 2018

Royston Rugby Club beat Bank of England 31-15 on the heath at the weekend,

Royston Rugby Club beat Bank of England 31-15 on the heath. Credit David Hatton Royston Rugby Club beat Bank of England 31-15 on the heath. Credit David Hatton

On Saturday the men’s 1st team maintained their winning streak by triumphing against their visitors.

The Crows now sit second in Herts/Middlesex 1 on 53 points, three clear of the Bank of England and 12 ahead of fourth-placed Barnet Elizabethans.

Royston Rugby Club beat Bank of England 31-15 on the heath. Credit David Hatton Royston Rugby Club beat Bank of England 31-15 on the heath. Credit David Hatton

London Welsh head the table on 64 points, nine in front of the Crows.

Royston raced into a 7-0 lead before edging 14-10 ahead at the break.

Royston Rugby Club beat Bank of England 31-15 on the heath. Credit David Hatton Royston Rugby Club beat Bank of England 31-15 on the heath. Credit David Hatton

They extended the score to 19-10 before their rivals pulled back five points, However two more tries with one coverted saw them clinch the win in a physical match in front of an enthusiastic crowd on the heath.

A club spokesman praised the team saying: “Well done lads you have done the club proud.”

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