Hornets Rugby Football Club is an English rugby union team based in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. The club runs three senior teams, a ladies team and the full range of junior teams. The first XV currently play in National Two West following their promotion from the South West Premier in 2022. The club also has a second XV which plays in the Tribute Somerset Premier and a third XV which plays in the Tribute Somerset 2 North.

Hornets
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Full nameHornets Rugby Football Club
UnionSomerset RFU
Founded1962; 61 years ago (1962)
LocationWeston-super-Mare, Somerset, England
Ground(s)The Nest
ChairmanStuart Simmons
PresidentNeil Cowlin
Coach(es)Jack Gadd (Headcoach)
Captain(s)Matthew Parker
League(s)South West Premier
2021–223rd (promoted to National Two West)
Official website
www.hornetsrfc.co.uk

Current standingsEdit

2022–23 National League 2 West Table
Played Won Drawn Lost Points for Points against Points diff Try bonus Losing bonus Points Pts adj
1 Leicester Lions 18 17 0 1 582 306 276 15 1 84
2 Clifton 17 14 0 3 656 340 316 14 0 70
3 Dings Crusaders 17 12 0 5 531 443 88 13 3 64
4 Redruth 16 12 0 4 557 333 224 11 1 60
5 Hinckley 16 11 1 4 442 398 44 10 0 56
6 Exeter University 17 11 0 6 530 458 72 10 1 55
7 Loughborough Students 17 7 2 8 553 519 34 13 6 51
8 Luctonians 16 9 0 7 448 273 175 9 3 48
9 Hornets RFC 18 5 0 13 456 579 −123 9 5 34
10 Old Redcliffians 15 6 0 9 378 455 −77 7 2 33
11 Newport (Salop) 17 4 0 13 344 656 −312 9 3 28
12 Barnstaple 17 5 0 11 281 446 −165 4 2 26
13 Bournville 17 2 1 14 393 634 −241 8 5 23
14 Stourbridge 18 1 0 17 398 697 −299 9 2 10 −5
  • If teams are level at any stage, tiebreakers are applied in the following order:
  1. Number of matches won
  2. Difference between points for and against
  3. Total number of points for
  4. Aggregate number of points scored in matches between tied teams
  5. Number of matches won excluding the first match, then the second and so on until the tie is settled
Green background is the promotion place. Pink background are relegation places.
Updated: 4 Februry 2023


HonoursEdit

1st team:

2nd team:

3rd team:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hornets crowned Champions of South West One - 1st XV - Hornets RFC". Archived from the original on 19 December 2014.

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