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G and F 20 Andover 24
High drama in an incredible last few minutes, saw Oakwood sponsored Andover complete the league double, over Hampshire rivals Gosport and Fareham away from home last weekend.
A large, noisy and very partisan home crowd was stunned into silence, as Andover kept their cool to score with the last play of the game and go a long way to protect their London South West Two status.
Andover 17 Effingham and Leatherhead 44
Injury and unavailability finally caught up with Oakwood sponsored Andover last weekend as they crashed to an alarming home defeat to fellow relegation battlers Effingham and Leatherhead.
Games between these two sides are normally fairly close affairs, but that was not to be the case this time as Andover were run ragged in a very disappointing first half.
Exiles 25 Andover 30
In a never say die display, Oakwood sponsored Andover grabbed a vital if unlikely five point win away to London Exiles last weekend.
Once again having to come from behind, a cobbled together Andover side produced a brilliant second half performance, to overcome their old rivals in atrocious conditions and once again it was the young 'All Blacks' who stole the headlines.
Andover 26 Old Tonbridgians 32
There was late drama last Saturday at the Goodship ground, as Oakwood sponsored Andover staged a comeback to snatch a lifeline in this London south west two encounter, thanks to the most unlikely of heroes.
With Andover kicker Harrison Pape off injured and no one else to kick, young flanker Finlay Waite, stepped up and struck two conversions, to give Andover a vital extra bonus point, having never kicked in a senior game before.
Camberley 75 Andover 7
The elation of Oakwood sponsored Andover's pre Christmas win over local rivals Winchester was quickly forgotten last weekend by a strong and well organised Camberley side.
Whilst the home side looked hungry, Andover had the appearance of a side who had enjoyed the break too much as they struggled to make any impact in the game.
Andover 17 Winchester 15
The young guns of Oakwood sponsored Andover delivered an early Christmas present for the watching Goodship faithful, beating local rivals Winchester in the league for the first time in twelve years and taking a massive step away from the London South West two relegation zone in the process.
Andover 10 KCS OB 17
A much improved performance from Oakwood sponsored Andover was still not enough to give them an elusive win at the Goodship ground last Saturday.
Andover had fourth placed visitors KCS on the rack for much of this game, but just could not provide the knock out blow and in the end had to settle for a losing bonus point.
Twickenham 61 Andover 10
A much changed Oakwood sponsored Andover made the journey to west London last weekend to face third placed Twickenham, who are much improved and flying high this season.
Injury and unavailability meant a number of significant changes for Andover, who gave league debuts to youngsters Charlie Deavall, Jack Cooper and Harrison Pape and had many players playing out of position.
Andover 7 Old Reigatian 50
It was a really poor day at the office for Oakwood sponsored Andover as they went down to a heavy home defeat to high flying Old Reigatian.
The visitors look nailed on for a top two spot and a shot at promotion, but in truth it was a woeful first half hour from Andover that must have had them rubbing their hands with glee, as they ran in six unanswered first half tries.
Eastleigh 25 Andover 13
The last time these two old rivals met in the league was three seasons ago, in a game that ended in a defeat for Andover that cost them the London South West three title.
On this occasion there was more at stake for the home side as they desperately needed to win to lift them away from the relegation zone and once again they proved too much for the ‘All Blacks.’
Andover 42 Gosport and Fareham 21
In a superb all-round display, Oakwood sponsored Andover overcame adversity and some tough uncompromising opponents, to run out comfortable winners over Gosport and Fareham at Foxcotte park last weekend.
With Gosport having been in higher divisions it has been many years since the Hampshire rivals met in the league, but after a shaky start, Andover swept the challenge of the South Coast club aside, to emphasise the improvement they have made in the last few seasons.
Effingham and Leatherhead 25 Andover 27
In a hard-fought game made even more difficult by the strong winds of Storm Brian, Oakwood sponsored Andover ground out a second away win of the season at Effingham and Leatherhead, gaining a try bonus point to boot.
In a tense affair Andover had to fight their way back from a 13-point deficit and survive a late scare from the home side, to secure a victory that looked improbable five minutes before half time.
Andover 23 London Exiles 21
In a close thrilling encounter, Oakwood sponsored Andover gained their first win over Exiles at the Goodship, after four years of trying.
These two sides always serve up real humdingers with their clashing styles and this was no different as the lead swung one way then the other.
Old Tonbridgians 41 Andover 14
It was a bad day at the office for Oakwood sponsored Andover as West London side Old Tonbridgians proved too strong for the visitors.
A terrible last half hour undid some very good work by Andover, as once again poor game management cost them dear.
Andover 28 Camberley 59
Progress can be measured in very small amounts sometimes and with that in mind, a terrific second half from Oakwood sponsored Andover, saw them gain a bonus point for the first time in three attempts against high flying Camberley.
The illustrious visitors are hot favourites to win this league having only failed to gain promotion in the play off last time and they have strengthened since.
Winchester 34 Andover 13
In a hugely disappointing performance, Andover lost out comfortably to local rivals Winchester last Saturday.
The home club, rejuvenated under their new coach, were well organised but Andover had great hopes of upsetting them after a fine performance at Farnham last week.
Farnham 31 Andover 33
Having survived in London South West two in the final game of last season, Andover travelled to newly promoted Farnham to begin this campaign in confident mood and came away with a pulsating win on the road.
The Oakwood sponsored ‘All Blacks’ slogged it out with the hosts in their fine new stadium and in front of a large noisy crowd, who were to be stunned into silence at the final whistle as Andover took the spoils.
Andover enjoyed a really positive end to a solid pre season for the first team squad last Saturday, with a 41-33 win over Swanage and Wareham.
The visitors are a level above Andover in the South West division, but after a poor first half Andover ran in six tries to one in the second, to take the honours with Johnny Rogers grabbing a hat trick, Ioan Gwynne Davies a brace and single scores from Nic Reed and Hartbury student Stanley North on his first team debut.
Old Reigatian 24 Andover 34
They’ve done it, Andover are staying up.
In an incredible display of rugby, easily their best of the season, Andover pulled off the great escape at high flying old Reigatian last Saturday and sent old rivals Portsmouth crashing through the trap door.
Andover 29 KCS Old Boys 5
Oakwood sponsored Andover ensured the relegation battle in London South West two goes to a final day shoot out, with a superb performance against a strong KCS Old Boys outfit last Saturday.
It’s now a three way ‘do or die’ battle between Andover, Effingham and Leatherhead and Portsmouth for the final place in the drop zone and with all three having tough looking away games, it promises to be a real nail biter.
Andover 25 Twickenham 31
In a pulsating encounter that swung one way then the other, Oakwood sponsored Andover ran high flying Twickenham very close, before having to settle for two very valuable bonus points at Foxcotte Park last weekend.
So tight is the relegation battle in London South West two, that even in defeat, a late try from man of the match James Monck, may yet prove crucial to Andover’s survival.
London Exiles 13 Andover 14
For the first time in seven attempts, Oakwood sponsored Andover beat London Exiles last weekend, to send out a clear message that they are not going down from London South West two without a fight.
Exiles have been something of a bogey team for Andover, but on this occasion the All Blacks were well worth their first away win of the season and indeed could have won more comfortably.
Andover 14 London Cornish 41
A much improved performance wasn't enough for Oakwood sponsored Andover, as they slipped into the relegation zone after defeat at the hands of runaway league leaders London Cornish at Foxcotte park last Saturday .
With nearest rivals Effingham and Leatherhead again winning things are looking bleak for the 'All Blacks.'