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Past Meetings

Women's Premiership
Richmond Athletic Ground

Women's Premiership
Westons

Women's Premiership
Westons

Women's Premiership
Richmond Athletic Ground

Review

Richmond continue their winning streak against Worcester

Richmond beat Worcester Ladies 41-10 this Sunday, meaning that they have won all four of their matches this season. This weekend also marks the 1st teams’s 450th competitive win in the club’s history..

Worcester kicked off, and soon reached Richmond’s twenty-two, where they were awarded a line-out. Richmond responded with good defensive pressure, but were penalised, allowing Worcester to kick to touch, and secure possession at the line-out, this time on Richmond’s five metre line. Richmond then managed to overturn the resulting maul, and, through shipping it out to their winger Holly Myers, got the ball away from their danger zone.

The ball now stayed largely between the two twenty-twos, with neither team able to break through their opposition. Strong runs from the Richmond back line, including centre Alicia McComish and the back three combination of Oli Davies, Kiri Lose and Myers, gained ground, however basic handling errors spoilt the fluidity of the game. The first try came from Jackie Shiels, who burst through the defensive line, bringing the score to 5-0.

The Richmond forwards showed great strength and skill in both their scrummaging and their line outs. Fiona Fletcher took the ball from one scrum, and made good ground, before the ball was recycled for the backs. Anna Caplice then took the ball as a strong forward runner, and scored,