London Irish RFC have teamed up with the Advertiser to offer one lucky reader the chance to win two hospitality tickets to the Boxing Day derby game against London Welsh at the Madejski Stadium on Friday, December 26 (kick-off 3pm).
The clash is an Aviva Premiership fixture and comes at a crucial time as both sides will be hoping to build
London Irish will return to domestic rugby flying high, insists hooker Jimmy Stevens, after they picked up a major European scalp last week.
The Exiles backed up their ten-try thrashing of Italian outfit Rovigo by
Brian Smith has made one change to his starting XV from the side that played against Leicester Tigers last weekend for this afternoon's Aviva Premiership match with Northampton Saints at Madejski Stadium (kick-off 3pm).
London Irish captain George Skivington will lead a new-look team at Twickenham thsi afternoon as they open their Aviva Premiership campaign against Harlequins in the London Double Header.
The starting line-up for the 4.30pm
Reading (10) 27, Maidenhead (5) 17
Maidenhead finished second best in this gritty derby at Holme Park as they struggled to turn possession into points while also believing they did not get their fair share
Maidenhead Advertiser has teamed up with Green Flag, Aviva Premiership Rugby's official breakdown cover provider, to offer fans the chance to win a pair of tickets to Wasps v London Irish on Sunday, December 21
Drifters (6) 6, Marlow (3) 24
A second-half shut-out condemned Drifters to defeat against Marlow on Saturday, their sixth successive loss in Southern Counties North.
The hosts dominated the scrum and breakdown battle in the
Thames Valley Police Rugby will play their first cup fixture against Sussex Police at Maidenhead RFC's Braywick Ground tomorrow (Wednesday) (5.30pm kick-off).
The force's rugby section has been in the doldrums in recent years