The Battle of the Boot was an annual game of rugby played between the apprentices and journeymen. This photo was taken before a game in the early 1970s.
Back row (standing L-R)
Fred Richards; Chris Cruise; Ian Anderson; John Knight; Jim Smith; Mike Fortey; Tony Hope; Gary Thomas; Peter Pickernell; Bob Galling; Garth Cromwell.
Front row (squatting L-R)
Peter Wood; Alan Watkins; Martin Jones; Adrian Wellington; Clive Dix; Larry Thomas.
If you can help us identify the team and its players, or if you have memories of playing in a match and remember the apprentice-journeyman banter and rivalries, then please leave a comment below.