News 2012-13

Preview to Nottingham – Mar 13


Brief preview of the game below, apologies for lack of full
preview, this is due to, er, circumstances...

Nottingham -Rugby -Logo

Jersey's squad for the rearranged game with Nottingham shows
just three changes from last weekend's victory at Plymouth

New signing Mark McCrea, who sustained a calf injury on his
Jersey debut at London Scottish earlier this month, is fit again
and replaces Donovan Sanders at right-wing.

The other changes are both on the bench, with Sanders taking
Glenn Bryce's place, and teenager James Voss recalled in place of
Rob Anderson.

"Mark McCrea had a good game against Scottish until he was
injured late on, and so I wanted to get him involved again once he
returned to fitness," stated Director of Rugby Ben Harvey.
"Otherwise the boys put in a very good shift at Plymouth last week
and deserve another opportunity."

The game was originally scheduled for February 16th, but was
postponed when the match referee ruled that the pitch at St Peter
was unplayable.

his weekend's fixture was also in doubt following massive
snowfall in Jersey earlier this week, which at one stage covered
the main pitch at St Peter up to the height of the pitchside
perimeter fencing.

However a fast thaw and hard work by volunteers has cleared the
majority of the snow and following an inspection by the Assistant
Referee this morning the fixture has been given the go-ahead. The
intention is to stage it on pitch 1, but pitch 4 at St Peter is
definitely available as a stand-by if required.
Jersey squad, sponsored by Locate Jersey and

1 Sean McCarthy
2 Dave Felton
3 Jon Brennan
4 Nathan Hannay
5 Dave Markham
6 Charlie Walker-Blair
7 Kingsley Lang
8 Guy Thompson

9 Nicky Griffiths (capt)
10 Michael Le Bourgeois
11 Ed Dawson
12 Mark Foster
13 Max Stelling
14 Mark McCrea
15 Barry Davies

Richard Barrington
Charlie Clare
James Gethings
James Voss
Fred Silcock
Dave McCormack
Donovan Sanders

Nottingham's squad

You can see that HERE

History of Nottingham, media coverage and how to get to the
game, see the preview from last time HERE

Don't forget there are different arrangements for transport and
car parking see HERE

Other rugby this weekend

Rbs 6nations

Moseley v Bristol tonight in the Championship (7.45pm) and final
day of the RBS 6 Nations tomorrow. Wales v England live at JRFC
from 5pm

Enjoy your weekend's rugby

Tom Innes


20 Apr 2024




12 Oct 2023


Why not come and chillout in the ‘Watering Hole’ before the game? A full-bar and food is available and you can enjoy some live music after the game.

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