Entries by Zahael

Hammers 2nd XV take down London Welsh

The day was Saturday the 13th of November year of our lord 2021, it was a mild November day dry and about 14 degrees at Hurlingham park where this titanic top of the table clash was to take place. Despite this mild weather Huw Parks still found it cold enough to wear his Welsh Students […]

Hammers I’s Defeat Battersea in Legendary Derby

  Rome vs Carthage. Sparta vs Troy. Colin vs Cuthbert. Rivalry is a common theme throughout history going back to the dawn of time. This Saturday past produced yet another epic encounter. A match to determine which team would wear the crown of Best South West London 1 South Club Located Around the River and […]

Hammers 2nd XV bounce back strong

The Hammers 2s had an away league fixture at Chiswick to face HAC. It had been a tough week of soul searching for the team after the heavy loss against Belsize 2s. It was a beautiful day for footy and playing on the 4G pitch would encourage running rugby. The boys started well going up […]

Farnham remind Hammers 1st XV the wins don’t come easy

The Hammers came into Saturday in buoyant mood, having previously dispatched the ‘Wild Geese’ convincingly in their last outing and bolstered by the return of London’s premier Doctor, Steve John, and Mykonos’s favourite beanpole, Alex Hart. In some further changes, club veteran Rogan was asked to carry the water, offering a first start to a […]

Hammers 1st put in a performance against Guildford

Following a disappointing but winning performance the week before against a resilient Farnham, it was a determined Hammers 1st XV that travelled to Surrey for this, their first ever match against Guildford RFC. From the start, things were different.  The boys started strongly, defending the first 5 mins or so, before winning some good penalty […]

Hammers 3rd get rude awakening against Belsize Park

On a sunny Saturday in Regent’s Park, Hammersmith and Fulham’s 3s arrived to face Belsize Park. Having defeated London New Zealand only the week before to become the only undefeated side in the league, they felt indestructible, and that surely the league title would be theirs by the end of the season. However as soon […]

Hammers 2nd XV defeat London Cornish

Hammersmith and Fulham 2’s made the favourably short journey of 7 mins down the A3 to play London (eaten too many) Cornish pasties at the Richardson Evans Memorial Playing Fields. Blustery and wet conditions made no excuses. Mitch Lewis got the 2s off to a tepid start via a quick change of direction drop-kick off […]

Hammers take down spirited Irish

After weeks of firm pitches and Indian Summer rugby we finally saw the arrival of Monsoon season. Boy how we’ve all missed it! Following a tight loss away to Medway the team’s feeling was that nothing other than a Bonus point W would do. A strong week of training meant the Hammers were in a […]