For one splendid hour it looked like Old Albanian were going to extend their remarkable run of results with another five-point win, this time against opponents who had put a half century past them in the corresponding fixture earlier in the season.
Whatever the outcome of Old Albanian’s battle with relegation from National One this season one thing is certain – this game will live long in the memory of those down at Woollams for many years to come.
Tabard’s relegation from London North West Three was confirmed with a 24-3 defeat away to Chiswick – but such has been the improvement in performances recently that they will go into the new campaign full of confidence.
It may have been a familiar chant around Highbury at one point but ‘1-0 to the Albans’ seems unlikely to be heard when St Albans Ladies are in action – as they racked up another thrilling three points with a 4-3 win over Shambrook.
Joy finally returned to Tabard Rugby Club after a 19-15 win over Enfield Ignatians giving the Radlett club only their second league success this year – and the second team chipped in with a win against Berkhamsted too.