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Grove Ladies
High Wycombe Ladies
Sun 1 Nov 13:30 - RFUW National Challenge - Merit Table Full time Attendance 30

Grove Ladies v High Wycombe Ladies

Grove Ladies first home game of the season.

Grove Ladies 19 – High Wycombe 32

The ladies’ first match of the season took place at home on a beautiful sunny afternoon. There was a great amount of support from the club and a good crowd cheered the ladies from the sidelines.

It was an unfortunate start with High Wycombe scoring a try within the first minute of the game, soon followed by another. They were unable to convert either so did not take an insurmountable lead.

Izzy Clark scored two tries, Olivia (Woof) Walker scored our third and Sarah Taws made two conversions. At one point Grove was only one point away with the score at 19 – 20. Grove fought and played hard but ultimately High Wycombe were just too strong for us although, it is fair to note, that they have already played two matches this season.

The team is hugely grateful to the players who came back for the weekend to play for us from various points around the country plus the ladies from Oxford Brookes who joined our team for the match to ensure we could field a team.

All in all it was a very positive experience and gives the team a good idea of our strengths and weaknesses. Onward and upwards to the next match.

Team selection

Team selection has not been published for this fixture yet.

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League table

# Team Pl Pts
8. Royal Wootton Bassett 20 51
9. Stratford Upon Avon 19 45
10. Wimborne 19 38
11. Swindon 20 34
12. Marlow 20 30
13. Grove 20 27
14. Bicester 19 16


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