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Thursday, December 11, 2014

An under-powered Old Streetonians paid for a lack of competitiveness at the set piece away at Grasshoppers as the basement boys left west London on the back of a heavy 56-12 defeat.

Nick Barham, Old Streetonians

Old Streetonians missed a great opportunity to haul themselves off the bottom of the table after squandering numerous chances as they went down 24-14 at home to UCS Old Boys.

Old Streetonians captain Chris McAtominey

Old Streetonians’ big day out at Allianz Park ended in another dispiriting defeat as errors and ill-discipline cost them dearly in a 31-0 defeat by Fullerians.

Exhibit from the Old Streetonians art exhibition at Twickenham

There is some corner of an English field that is no ordinary art gallery.

Captain Chris McAtominey says once the team clicks they will start to pick up more wins (Picture: Lynn and Richard Hay)

Old Streetonians are hoping the chance to play on the big stage will finally kickstart their spluttering season as they look forward to this weekend’s match at Allianz Park.

Old Street go on the attack at home to Wasps (Picture: Richard Hay)

Old Streetonians were given a lesson in finishing as a ruthless Wasps side capitalised on their loose moments to seal a resounding 39-10 win at Hackney Marshes.

Old Streetonians' try-scorer Rich Hadfield. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Old Streetonians endured a frustrating weekend after a creditable 24-10 defeat at table-topping Belsize Park that could – and should – have been so much more.

Old Street win a line-out against Stevenage during their 52-10 defeata fortnight ago (Picture: Richard Hay)

Saturday’s match at Hitchin takes on huge significance for Old Streetonians as both sides continue searching for their first win of the season.

Old Streetonians

Old Streetonians coach David Bailey remains optimistic that a single win can transform his struggling side’s fortunes after five straight defeats.

Left to right: Paul Aguele, head of sport Alistair Halsall and Cecil MacCarthy

Two 16-year-olds are highlighting the benefits of the rugby programme at Highgate’s St Aloysius’ College, five years after the sport was introduced at the school.

Nick Barham

FROM promotion dreams at the start of the season, Old Streetonians now face the prospect of a long winter struggle against relegation, says the club’s captain Nick Barham.

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