Chard open their campaign in National League 3 (South West) tomorrow when they travel to Cheltenham to take on Old Patesians.

Chard will be one of only four affliated clubs in Somerset playing national league rugby.

The game kicks off at 3pm and a coach will be leaving the clubhouse at 10.30am.

There is a maximum of 25 spaces for supporters on the coach and the cost will be £10 ahead. It is anticipated that the coach will return to Chard 90 minutes after the final whistle Anyone wishing to use the coach should ring Jerry Duffield on 01460-261810 to book seats which will be offered on a first come, first served basis.

The 2nd XV start their league programme with a home fixture on the main pitch against Keynsham, kick off 3pm The Colts are away at Bridgwater.