CIRENCESTER triumphed 17-0 in a hastily-arranged friendly against South West Two side Taunton.

A superb driving maul sent youngster Matt Carter over for the opening try.

And in the second half, Adam Seager broke through and added a conversion.

Seager added a second after a strong run from second row Pete Aspin.

The second team escaped with a 5-5 draw at neighbours Fairford, Craig Hughes touching down for the visitors.

  • CIRENCESTER 3rd are through to the Bill Adams Trophy final after seeing off Minety 2nd 19-0.

Mark Savage opened the scoring, Iain Harrison converting, and then added a second after half-time.

Harrison again kicked the extras and Simon Collyer-Bristow was pushed over for the final score.