Share

Moderate showers

Sun

13°C | 6°C

Moderate showers

Mon

16°C | 7°C

Sunny spells

Tue

16°C | 7°C

Home   Gravesend   Sport   Article

Gravesend Rugby Club ready to entertain London 1 South title rivals Chichester at Rectory Field

05 December 2013
by Steve Tervet

Gravesend, in black and white, are chasing promotion (Pic Andy Payton)

Gravesend, in black and white, are chasing promotion (Pic: Andy Payton)

Rectory Field hosts a huge rugby clash this weekend when title rivals Gravesend and Chichester lock horns in London 1 South.

Chichester are top of the table but Gravesend will go above them if they record an eighth straight league win.

Coach Matt Williams wants to take the club up two divisions by 2016 and appreciates the significance of this weekend’s showdown.

He said: "The rest of the league will be looking at this result. If we win, it’s going to be difficult for the other teams to catch us.

"If we win every game between now and the end of the season, we’ll win the league. And if we play well on Saturday, we’ll win.

"It’s going to be a tough game. Chichester have got to try to win but we’re in a good place at the moment. Our defence is epic, as our results have shown, and the only reason they’re top is their bonus points."

Kick-off is at 2.30pm.

Click here for more sport from Gravesend.

Click here for more news from around the county.

Comments 
Sorry, comments are not enabled for this article.

Login or register to post commentsPost Comment

Forgotten Password?

Forgotten Username?

Don't have an account? Please Register first!

The KM Group does not moderate comments.
Please click here for our house rules.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.

 

Terms of Comments
We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.. If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here, email multimediadesk@thekmgroup.co.uk or call 01634 227989.