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v Bristol 31st March 1954


Bristol 5 - Clifton 8. Played at the Memorial Ground.

Above Clifton's Ben Tuttiett kicks to touch after a line-out during the match

Credit must go to the Clifton pack for this win. The Bristol pack were heavier and taller. Bristol’s captain was England International and ex Clifton player Jack Gregory. Bristol’s Glyn Davies had a cold and had to pull out at the last minute. A young John Currie played for Clifton. Eight months later he would win his first Oxford Blue.

Clifton won the game with a try from Bradford 3 minutes from the end.

Final score Bristol 5 (Try: Penalty Try, Con: Cripps) - Clifton 8 (Try: Johnson, Bradford, Con: Sykes)