Category Archives: Reports

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 →