The 49th University Rugby Fives Championships were held at the end of November in Edinburgh. Despite the very cold weather for spectators, playing conditions were perfect. On paper, it looks as if Oxford dominated the event - winning both the Plate competitions (Adcock the Singles and with his...
In match where the final outcome was never certain, the Rugby Fives Association (RFA) team just held on to its lead to score a win over a very strong BUSA representative squad. There were never more than a handful of points between the two teams during the course of a hard-fought afternoon, and only at the death did it become clear that the RFA had done enough to clinch a win - by just four points.