Rugby: Bristol Ladies Rugby reach Premiership final

Martin Booth, April 10, 2017

Bristol Ladies Rugby are one game away from lifting the Women’s Premiership trophy after a convincing play-off semi-final victory against Saracens.

They will now face Aylesford Bulls in the play-off final at Sixways Stadium in Worcester on April 23.

The 43-10 win over Saracens at Cleve RFC on Sunday saw the home side score seven tries, including two for Poppy Cleall and a debut Bristol score for Kayleigh Armstrong:

Kayleigh Armstrong scores for Bristol Ladies Rugby in their Premiership play-off semi-final victory against Saracens.

Posted by Bristol24/7 on Sunday, 9 April 2017

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“I’m really pleased with our whole squad performance today,” said head coach Roy Davies, whose team topped the Premiership table after the regular season.

“We got complete buy-in from the players and this showed in an excellent performance.

“What was really encouraging was that there were points in the game where we were under pressure and had to work our way through, and the team did this exceptionally well.”

 

Read more: Bristol Ladies join Women’s Super Rugby

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