Saturday 6 February 2010
Faringdon 33 pts – Minety 2nd XV 19 pts
Minety were only able to find 13 men to take on Faringdon on a Six Nations Saturday, but the well supported non-league side loaned them two of their players and the game went ahead with even numbers on each side.
Faringdon started strongly and amassed 19 points before the interval.
Minety matched them stride for stride thanks to a try from French number 8 Olivier Brassatt, his first for Minety, and one each from James Tweedale and Gareth Pierce. Andy Edwards kicked two conversions to keep the teams neck and neck at the break.
Able to bring on fresh replacements in the second half, Faringdon gradually pulled ahead.
Minety’s man of the match was scrumhalf Milo Hartley.
This Saturday, Minety seconds return to league action with a home fixture against the Bradford-on-Avon second XV.