Friday, February 11, 2011

Rugby: Big day for Stowmarket

Stowmarket RUFC face being deposed at the top of the Greene King IPA Eastern Counties One table tomorrow if they lose away to second-placed West Norfolk.
The King's Lynn-based team are only three points behind Stow and would overhaul them if they win the re-arranged fixture.
The Norfolk side have won five consecutive games since the enforced winter break, scoring 250 points and conceding just 39, to close the gap at the top of the table, aided by Stow's loss of victories over Fakenham, following their resignation from the league.
But Stowmarket have won eight games in a row and, even with the 69-0 victory at Fakenham deleted, have a points difference of 256-78 from that run.
Tomorrow's big game is previewed in today's
Eastern Daily Press with the Norfolk side keen to bounce back to London 3NE after suffering relegation last season.
"It’s going to be a tough game, we know that, but it’s one we’re all looking forward to and hopefully there’ll be a decent crowd," West Norfolk captain Ed Maule told the

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