There was a packed house for the Richmond FC's match against the Barbarians last night which was celebrated with an excellent supper beforehand for 600+.
Barbarians 45 Richmond 36
Richmond 36 Barbarians 45 [h/t : 19-28]
Richmond Athletic Ground Tuesday 12 April 2011
Barbarians: G M Delport (Stourbridge & SA) capt; *D McCall (Glasgow Hawks), S J Jewell (Esher & London Wasps), J Botha (Hartpury College), *R S Carter (Aberavon); *J Davies (Aberavon), *J M Neves Pinto (G D Direito & Portugal); R J Barrington (Hartpury College), *M W Breeze (Aberavon), *A Hamilton (Currie), *T Savage (Hartpury College), J M Beaumont (Fylde), *J De Sousa Bardy (Clermont Auvergne & Portugal), S T Beaumont (Fylde), *T-R Young (Cardiff Blues)
Replacements: *R Protherough (Moseley) - Breeze (h/t); D R Morris (Hartpury College & Wales) - Barrington (h/t); P D Arnold (Fylde) - J M Beaumont (h/t); *B Maidment (Moseley) - S T Beaumont (h/t); R G Samson (Edinburgh) - Pinto (h/t); T J Selley (Tonmawr & Wales) - Jewell (h/t); *C O L Ingall (Tynedale & Newcastle) - Carter (h/t)
Tries: Carter (2), Breeze, Young, Pinto, Ingall, Delport; Cons: Davies (4), Delport
Richmond: W Browne; J Boto, T Gregory, A MacLennan, J Greenwood; J Brooks, T Drewe; M Berry, D Burr, O Gregory, J Chance, T Wesley, T George (capt), C Davies, P B Clarke
Replacements: D Simmons, A Okeshola, T Walford, C O'Keeffe, D Abbott, C Nightingale, T Henry, R P Broadfoot, E Sadden
Tries: penalty, Boto (2), Browne, Sadden; Cons: Gregory (2), Walford, Broadfoot;
Referee: Rown Kitt (RFU)
I played four times for the Barbarians on the Easter Tours of 1979 and 1980 and played for the Richmond Heavies and then coached the 1st XV in 1985-6.