48 Results for group: kent-1

RBS Vs 1st XV


1st XV Vs Sheppey

A drab rainswept day provided the backdrop to the first of Ashford’s three December league games, the opposition provided by Sheppey. The game brought together teams at opposite ends of the league, and the opening exchanges demonstrated the gulf between the two. Whereas Sheppey enjoyed the majority of possession in the opening ten minutes, they made no ... More

1st XV Vs Southwark


New Ash Green Vs 1st XV

Following on from last Saturday’s table-top clash with Gillingham Anchorians, Ashford travelled to eighth placed New Ash Green for what, at least on paper, should have been an easier task.  However, Ashford were mindful that in the corresponding fixture last season, they had put on their worst performance of the season and the home side had won comfort... More

1st XV Vs Gillingham Anchorians

Going into last Saturday’s match, both teams were unbeaten, with six wins and six try bonus points each to their name.  It was a game that both were keen to win to gain an edge in their ambitions to secure promotion to London and South East Division 3 next season. On a bitterly cold, wet and windy day, Ashford chose to play into the elements in the ... More

Old Gravesendians Vs 1st XV

Following a break, Saturday saw Ashford away to Old Gravesendians, and they continued to show what a formidable team they are on the road.  Playing up the slope in the first half of the game with the sun in their faces, the first ten minutes proved to be testing for Ashford as Old Gravesendians pushed them hard, but with a strong defence they came out ... More

1st XV Vs Whitstable

Following last week’s comprehensive victory over Foots Cray, Ashford returned to Kinneys Field to face Whitstable. The club’s respective Under 11's provided an entertaining pre-match opener which the visitors won by 5 tries to 3. The one person on the Ashford staff happy with the outcome was coach Chris Dengate whose son was playing for the visitors. ... More

Footscray Vs 1st XV

The build-up to Saturday’s game was overshadowed by news of the passing of Dave Knight, a long term servant of Ashford Rugby Club, both as player and Committee member, and whose sons Adam and Ben figure prominently in the current 1st XV. Captain Chris Baker said that everyone in the squad was keen to deliver a performance worthy of his memory.  The ... More

1st XV Vs Kings College

Against the backdrop of the first autumnal match day of the season with rain a constant feature, Ashford welcomed Kings College Hospital to Kinneys Field last Saturday for their Kent 1 league fixture. Both sides started the game defending 100% records, and last season the honours were even with ironically both teams securing an away win. The opening ... More

Cranbrook Vs 1st XV