Magnificent Bishop’s Stortford defence helped them secure a 21-12 win at Blackheath to guarantee their National League 1 survival.
Andy Long wants Bishop’s Stortford to surpass last season’s points tally after ensuring they will be playing in National League 1 against next term.
Spokesman Perry Oliver told the town council about its aspirations, with a particular focus on boosting the sport for women, girls and boys
Bishop’s Stortford made it eight wins from their last nine outings when they beat Cinderford 37-17 at Silver Leys.
Bishop’s Stortford’s great escape is nearing completion as they prepare to visit Blackheath this Saturday.
Bishop’s Stortford face a “mighty challenge” against Cinderford as they aim to take another step towards preserving National League 1 status.
The 27-25 defeat was their fourth in a row and their ninth in 10 games – but six of them have been by just four points or fewer.
Bishop’s Stortford battled bravely in horrendous conditions as they lost 17-3 against a powerful and generally well-organised Old Elthamians side.
Bishop’s Stortford are set to be without their captain Sam Winter when they host Rotherham Titans in National League 1 this Saturday (Dec 8, 3pm).
Bishop's Stortford 52 Birmingham Moseley 8 (National League 1)
Bishop's Stortford 23 Darlington Mowden Park 26