March 2006

Neil Scarisbrick Neil is off to watch the Hurricanes play on Saturday 1st April in their Super 14 clash with the Crusaders in Wellington. See Neil’s Page Alan Erricker Club Vice-President Alan Erricker gives HRH a conducted tour around the new Ascot re-deveopment – but where is Mr Banks? Lytchett Minster Verwood were away to Lytchett Minster on Saturday 25th Match winning 11-9. The game was played in atrocious weather…. Read Article →

Verwood 73 Stoneham Park 5

20th October 2007 Verwood reversed their recent run of disappointing form with a fine display from both forwards and backs running in a total of 11 tries against bottom of the table Stoneham for whom it is likely to be a long and tiresome season ahead judging by their performance. There is not doubt that Stoneham are missing their maverick scrum half Andy Stride. The highlight of the afternoon was… Read Article →

Dorset & Wilts Plate Verwood 34 Wheatsheaf Cabin Crew 15

17th November 2007 This was a tighter game than the margin of victory suggests. In the end, it was Wheatsheaf’s lack of enterprise and cutting thrust out wide which was the visitors undoing. For the first 20 minutes both sides slugged it out amongst the forwards. Wheatsheaf, which by far had the heavier pack, drove over from five metres out to take a 5-0 lead. Soon after the restart, Verwood… Read Article →

Verwood 12 Bournemouth University 14

24th November 2007 Saturday 24th October at Potterne Park gave spectators an excellent game of running rugby where both sets of three quarters moved the ball well and only first class tackling stopped this being a cricket score.  Ironically the deadlock was, however, broken by a forward when Verwood’s Richard Cooke received a perfectly timed pass from Matt Pike and then sprinted 35 yards handing off the covering tacklers to… Read Article →

July 2006

 Pre Season Training  The Start date is Thursday 6 July at Potterne Park from 7.00 p.m.The next two Thursdays are at Southbourne beach at St Katherine’s Path from 7.00 p.m. Compulsory dip in the sea after training and before beer. Thereafter, we are back at Potterne Park each Thursday from 7.00 p.m. Rubber studs and trainers are essential. Bring water. And beer money. AND SUBSCRIPTIONS. AGM The Annual General Meeting… Read Article →

June 2006

Summer Touch Rugby 2006 This was the seventh year of the Club’s Annual Tournament which was featured in 2003 on Sky Sport’s Sport’s Nation. It all started on Thursday 18th May. We welcomed the return of the Touchie Feelie who won the Hookway cup after a thrilling finale and a play off to beat the Swans by scoring a Golden Try. See Touch Rugby for full details of this year’s… Read Article →

May 2006

The Nick Carlyon Memorial Game This was the Club’s final game of the season when Past played Present on Saturday 29th April. Once again it was a very high scoring and entertaining game with the Present drawing with the Past 38-38.   Did the Past field the oldest front row ever? Hammond, Peirce & Banks Senior take to the field This annual match is a fitting tribute the to the… Read Article →

April 2006

Salisbury Verwood payed Salisbury III on Saturday 22nd April losing narrowly 29-26 in a very fast and open game of rugby Blandford Verwood played Blandford on Saturday 8th April winning 38 – 5 Overton Verwood re-played Overton on Saturday 1st April. losing 5 -15. Will Trim scored Verwood’s only try. See League Table