Chard Vets 49-19 Crewkerne Vets

ON Boxing Day, veterans from both Chard Rugby Club and Crewkerne Rugby Club took to the field for their annual exhibition match.

It was an enthralling affair in which both sides played some quality rugby in the true spirit of the game.

Chard were victorious on the day, 49-19, however it wasn't about the result in truth.

More about enjoying the festive spirit and playing the game of rugby with life long friends and foes.

The two sides now look towards the second half of their league campaigns in 2023.

Crewkerne Rugby Club have resumed training and it has also got back under at Chard Rugby Club.

The club said: "The Senior Men and Women are well rested and raring to get back to training after a well deserved break.

"New players are always welcome."

These two clubs play at the top levels for clubs in the local area so get down and give the sport a try.