PAST players of Evesham RFC came together last month to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their famous 1973 North Mids Cup win.

Evesham Rugby Club Former Players Association held a reunion for past players of all eras on November 18, but especially focusing on the sixties and seventies. 

A wonderful turnout of over 40 ex-players from all over the country helped to make it a memorable day spent catching up and reminiscing with old teammates. 

Many of the team that won the North Mids Cup in 1973 were in attendance to celebrate the 50th anniversary ahead of the first team's win over Earlsdon in the 

They watched the current first team beat Earlsdon in a high-scoring 54-34 game.

Evesham were one of very few teams to play at the weekend and a 33-17 win kept them third in the Counties 1 Midlands West (South) table, only four points behind second-placed Ledbury.