Peck family affair for Harpenden 3rds

PUBLISHED: 12:24 18 November 2014 | UPDATED: 12:24 18 November 2014

From left, Matt, Will, dad John, Joe and Teddy Peck.

From left, Matt, Will, dad John, Joe and Teddy Peck.

Archant

The Peck family made Harpenden Rugby Club history on Saturday as five members of the family ran out for the 3rds.

Dad John was joined by his sons Matt, Will, Teddy and Joe for the friendly against Luton 3rds. Aged between 21 and 56, they played for the whole 80 minutes despite being obliged beforehand by colleague Chris Walls to each drink a glass of sherry in one go.

The result? Even after a sherry, Matt Peck powered over for a try, getting one over on brother Will who was held up after trying to emulate him. It wasn’t enough for victory, though, as Luton ran out 40-17 winners.

More news stories

15:51

A London Colney primary school went the extra mile for its nativity play by including a real donkey and baby.

15:00

A solicitor is raising awareness of mental well-being in her workplace by utilising the specialist training she has attended.

14:29

Legendary Hertfordshire band The Zombies will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame next year. Alan Davies spoke with the group’s lead singer Colin Blunstone.

Two men have been arrested in connection with a burglary in St Albans.

Most read stories

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the The Herts Advertiser e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Herts Advertiser weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy