May 21, 2015

On the rugby pitch: Rutland edges out Bennington

On the rugby pitch: Rutland edges out Bennington

By Kate Troy

Rutland;s Captain, Pete “Pepsi”Dayton breaks away from the Bennington defense to score the final try of his hat-trick

By Maxx Steinmetz

On a hot and humid Saturday morning, May 16, Rutland traveled down to play a friendly match against local rivals, Bennington Battle RFC.

Throughout the short game, the sides remained evenly matched, despite the fact that the scrimmage saw many players bow out to injury.

Rutland Team Captain Peter “Pepsi” Dayton scored a hat-trick, which was complemented by tries from TJ Moran and “Wild” Bill Temple.

The score at the final whistle stood with Rutland ahead 27-21.

TJ Moran took home “Man-of-the-Match” honors.

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