When Fordingbridge visited Bognor RFC, they were full of confidence after a good result the previous week. And the match couldn’t have started worse for the home side as a lapse in concentration meant Fordingbridge could score from the kick-off. But it ended well - Bognor won the Hants League division-one game 43-7.
Islanders marooned as Bognor rugby aces turn on the style
The sun was shining and it proved a glorious day for Bognor as they put in a performance many will want to see repeated throughout the season as they beat Sandown and Shanklin 26-0 at Hampshire Avenue in Hampshire League division one.
PICTURE SPECIAL: Chichester on top as unbeaten rivals meet
Chichester's home London one south clash with Havant was the first derby between these clubs since 2013 when Chichester did the double - and they won again this time, 30-17, and earned the bragging rights at least until the return fixture
A team that was a mixture of youth and experience pulled on the green and purple to give Bognor a winning start becak in the top flight of the Hampshire League as Overton were beaten 26-17 at Hampshire Avenue.