NOTTINGHAMSHIRE 1ST XV 17, DERBYSHIRE 1ST XV 42
The first outing of the season for the Derbyshire Senior representative side saw them take on a strong Nottinghamshire team on their own territory at Mellish and come away with a comprehensive victory.
Players representing the clubs of Amber Valley, Ashbourne, Bakewell, Belper and Buxton made up the team which was captained by Bakewell player Will Moroney.
On an evening which was made for good running rugby the pace of the Derbyshire side told and tries came from Tom Crapper (2) and Henry Bagshawe (2) of Bakewell, Matt Goodall from Amber Valley and Ian Scott from Buxton. A
ll six were converted by Will Moroney to round off a most impressive night’s work.