Encouraging, pleasing, enjoyable are the three words that immediately come into James Brooks’ mind when reflecting on the Vikings’ season, his first as head of rugby at North Walsham.
“Encouraging, pleasing, enjoyable” are the words that immediately come into James Brooks’ mind when reflecting on his first season in charge at North Walsham.
There was a double celebration for North Walsham Rugby Club at Holt on Saturday.
Watched by a large crowd at Norfolk’s Big Rugby Weekend in Holt, the county’s two leading sides slugged it out for the Senior Cup.
The local rugby community will converge on Holt RFC this weekend as Bridge Road hosts the Norfolk Big Rugby Weekend.
Saturday’s home game against Old Priorians marks the end of a successful season for North Walsham, their first under head of rugby James Brooks.
The final away game of a long London One North season sees North Walsham heading down the M11 to play Saffron Walden.
North Walsham continued their fine form with an impressive victory over fellow top six opponents.
It’s now or never for Holt as they attempt to plot an unlikely escape from relegation.
North Walsham will be looking to put the disappointment of last week’s defeat behind them but must also build on the positives.
North Walsham return to action after their week off when they head to Brentwood for what is likely to be as tough a game as the respective league positions would suggest.
Watford-based Fullerians, one of Hertfordshire’s oldest rugby clubs, will be making their first ever visit to Scottow on Saturday to take on North Walsham.
North Walsham made it six wins from seven with this deserved success over a side determined to atone for their heavy October defeat at Scottow.
A week off following the physical encounter against Chingford should set North Walsham up nicely for Saturday’s London One North trip to Ruislip.
North Walsham won a tight game against third-placed Chingford thanks to a long-range Matt Hodgson penalty two minutes from time.
After conceding just 36 points in their first five matches the Vikings landed with a heavy bump at unbeaten Chingford.
The new era at North Walsham may have got off to a good start but head of rugby James Brooks is not getting carried away.
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