Never such a team as this before

Market Rasen Rugby Players of 1968
Market Rasen Rugby Players of 1968

Winning matches for Market Rasen rugby players back in 1967/68 season was such a habit any other result was almost unthinkable.

The Rasen Mail of January 27 reported they had played 39 games in a row without defeat.

The picture above shows players of the day as they prepared to faced Scunthorpe that week - and needless to say, they had another comfortable win.

Front row - Reg Dring, Michael Douglas, Ted Nicholson (captain), Roy Thomas, Bill Hather.

Back row - A Dalton, Neville Oliver, Alan Dales, Dick Barwick, Peter Frost, Tudor Thomas, Russell Thomas, Stuart Butler, John Jackson and John Friel.