With the return of this years Championship Cup competition, Hammonds men take on Bedford Blues at home this Friday night 7:45pm. The cup offers opportunity to showcase a different brand of rugby and provide clubs opportunity to explore more avenues for success.

Starting XV: Aniseko Sio, Archie Vanes, Dan Richardson, Lewis Chessum, Scott Hall, Jacob Wright, Nathan Tweedy, Emeka Iione, Sam Edwards, Morgan Bunting, James Peachey, Jacob Cusick, Charlie Thacker (c), Harry Graham, Jack Stapley. 

Replacements: Storm Hanekom, Toby Williams, Liam Bishop, Callum Allen, Lewis Barrett, Michael Stronge, Elliot Bale, Theo Manihera. 

We caught up with head coach Craig Hammond to hear his thoughts on the fixture tommorow night. Check it out below: