November 2009

Marines and medics go head-to-head for a good cause


Royal Marines RFC v Peninsula Medical School – Tuesday 2 November 2009 The second match of the RMRFC's season saw a capable team pitched against The Peninsula Medical School in a 'Help For Heroes' charity event organised by Surg Cdr Anthony Lambert RN. Over 3,000 spectators turned up despite the dispiriting rain showers to watch a keenly contested match, generously refereed by none other than Wayne Barnes, which finished in a well-scripted 17-17 draw! In truth, a Corps team containing some experienced but perhaps slightly complacent players underperformed whilst the medics played out of their skins, scoring the first two well-taken tries to counter an expansive running and passing ...

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