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Season 1980/81

Saturday 4th October 1980

BU Academicals 66-4 Civil Service IVths
Eight players were selected for their Accas debuts as the new season got underway on pitch number three at Wast Hills with a comprehensive victory against an opposition who had little answer to the home team's cutting back play. Godfrey Abel set a new Accas record with five tries. Whilst on his only appearance for the Accas - Martin Gill scored a hatrick of tries (including one the length of the pitch) and kicked eight conversions.
Team: Hammond, Davies(capt), Mudway; Cook, Holden; Morgan, Woods, Watson; Abel J, Leach; Hyatt, Hodgson (Ratschkewycz,30), Abel G, McGarrigle; Gill.
Tries: Davies, Mudway, Watson, Abel J, Abel G(5), Gill(3)
Conv: Leach, Gill(8)

Referee: D.Gregory
Crowd: 1 (Martin Warner)