Shipston put on the style ready for RFU Senior Vase test

Alcester's Scott Carmichael dives over for a try in the Seconds' 29-22 win at Shottery.
SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR warmed up for Saturday’s RFU Senior Vase tie against Old Saltleians with their best performance of the season.
The Rams swept asde  hosts Woodrush 59-7 to keep up their push for promotion from Midlands Three West (South). They now third in the table, but with a game in hand on leaders Old Leamingtonians.
The focus on Saturday turns to the Vase when they welcome Old Saltleians to Mayo Road. Kick-off is 2.15pm.
Alcester will feel they let Pinley off the hook as they went down 24-3 to the visitors in Midlands Three West (South).
Max Biltcliffe kicked a penalty to give Alcester the lead but Pinley led 7-3 at half-time and added three tries in the second period, despite three times being reduced to 14 players.
Alcester have no game this weekend.
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