Rugby

Clevedon came out narrow winners in the local derby at Bridgwater

Nailsea & Backwell lost an exciting match against Wiveliscombe by just one point at home in a high-scoring encounter.

A crowd of nearly 400 were treated to a fine game of rugby at Yatton.

Clevedon defeated Bridgwater in the semi-finals of the Somerset Cup and will meet Weston in the final.

Nailsea and Backwell Touch Rugby Club has received a financial boost, thanks to the generosity of Waitrose customers.

Yatton 2nd XV were comprehensively beaten by Old Bristolians and remain near the bottom of the league.

Captain Oli Jones led by example as Clevedon Saxons defeated Chew Valley.

Clevedon came from 17-0 down to record a narrow, hard-fought victory over Matson.

Nailsea & Backwell emerged narrow victors in a pulsating derby encounter with Gordano.

Yatton returned from Cheltenham with a hard-fought and narrow league victory.

Clevedon Under-16s returned from Winscombe with a comfortable victory, despite only having 14 players.

Clevedon easily overcame bottom side Midsomer Norton to run out 63-5 winners.

Nailsea & Backwell ran in six tries at home to Crewkerne and ran out comfortable winners.

Yatton gained a bonus point victory over Bristol Saracens in a high-scoring encounter.

Yatton Under-13s entertained Exeter in a curtain-raiser before the first team’ home match.

Clevedon Rugby Club’s first team enjoyed a well-earned break, having no match on the fixture card.

Yatton Under-13s were well beaten on their travels to Broad Plain in Bristol.

Hard-working rugby players from Portishead have raised hundreds of pounds for their sports team.

Portishead

Clevedon returned to winning ways with a hard-fought victory over play-off chasing Drybrook.

Nailsea & Backwell recorded a bonus point win at home to Bristol Harlequins.

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