London Welsh Druids narrowly lose to Chiswick 2XV

October 29, 2018

Three tries not enough to avoid one point defeat.


Druids travelled to Chiswick for the Middlesex Merit Table 1 fixture against their 2nd XV. Chiswick opened up an 11 point lead thanks to two penalties and an unconverted try but Druids closed the gap by half time with tries from Number 8 Neil Mauger and scrum half Zac Stride.

Half Time: Chiswick 2s 11 London Welsh Druids 10

After the break Druids took the lead for the first time in the game with a a penalty by fly half Wil Childs. Two more unconverted tries by Chiswick edged them 8 points clear. A try for centre Jack Sheldrake, converted by Wil Childs, brought Druids to within a point but they couldn’t find the one more score needed fo the win.

Full Time: Chiswick 2s 21 London Welsh Druids 20

London Welsh Druids Team:

1) Dan Jones (c)
2) Dom Childs
3) Michael Griffiths
4) Ollie Smart
5) Kent Mason
6) Joshua Meadowcroft
7) Kyle Best
8) Neil Mauger

9) Zac Stride
10) Wil Childs
11) Oscar Neme
12) Luke James
13) Jack Sheldrake
14) Liam Hewison
15) Rob Richards

16) Tomas Gallo
17) Leighton Spence
18) Tim Smith
19) Kieran Raymond

Next Saturday Druids are away to London Cornish 4s. KO time TBC.

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