Royal Wootton Bassett RFC 3rd 10 - 66 Frome RFC
By Matt Warnock
Frome complete promotion winning season with away victory...
With the Frome RFC 2nd XV securing the Wadworth 6X Dorset & Wilts 2 North league title last week, Frome made the trip away to Royal Wootton Bassett RFC 3rd in the last fixture of an epic season.
Frome made the trip to Royal Wootton Bassett having had to make some last minute changes to the original line up - in the end only travelling with 17 players, however the mood wasn't to be dampen. From the outset the visitors should the intent and game plan that had seen them crowned league winners and promotion.
Scores came in from across the park with Steve Morris controlling the game at Fly Half. Winger Jordon Talbot, Flanker James Milton, Scrum Half and eventual MOTM Jordan Harding (x2), Prop Gordon Grierson, with a special mention to young Winger Kyle Williamson who scored 4 tries.
The game was played in great spirit with the hosts congratulating Frome on the league title at the end of the game and sharing a drink on the pitch after the final whistle.
Full Time Score: Royal Wootton Bassett RFC 3rd 10 - 66 Frome RFC 2nd
Man of the Match, sponsored by The Old Bath Arms went to Scrum Half Jordan Harding.
Frome RFC 2nd XV Captain Dean Marshall commented "What a great season it has been. The objective at the start was promotion and we achieved Champions status. We only achieved this because of the hard work and effort of all the players through the year." He continued " A big thanks must go to the Frome RFC coaches for their support and guidance."
Frome RFC 2nd XV Team Manager Garrie Webster added "I'd like to add that I'm immensely proud of the players and happy that their hard work paid off. Winning the League was well deserved and is a testament to the work the Coaches and Players have put in all year. Next year will be a big step up so the hard work will begin in the Summer after a well earned rest!!"