21 January 2012, AEI 10, Atherstone II 23

  A much more evenly matched contest than last week’s continued AEI’s poor run of results since the end of November 2011. Suffering from a lack of fit and available backs, AEI again had to play several players out of position and lacked the cutting edge which was to the […]

14 January 2012, AEI 3, Broadstreet IV 41

  Broadstreet, desperate to gain some measure of revenge, made full use of their squad to line up with almost an entirely changed starting 15 in their victory against the home team. As bravely as AEI battled, gaining at least parity in the scrums, the writing was on the wall […]

7 January 2012, AEI 24, Berkswell & Balsall II 21

AEI marked the start of 2012 with a return to winning ways in a hastily arranged friendly after another league opponent failed to raise a team. A significant slope and breeze meant that AEI were literally facing an uphill struggle in the first half and, unable to match the physicality […]

17 December 2011, AEI 10, Coventrians II 31

  Shorn of 5 regular players through injury and holiday unavailability a 14 man team went to Coventrians 2 and suffered their first league defeat of the season. Ignoring the numerical disadvantage, AEI opened the scoring after a solid 7 man scrum gave possession to the backs and some good […]

10 December 2011, AEI 24, Manor Park III 41

  A two week break from rugby due to opposition cancellations meant that AEI were rusty from the enforced inactivity and the scratch 15 (containing 10 forwards and only 5 recognised backs) lost a hastily arranged friendly after yet another cry-off from their league opponents. AEI started the brighter and […]

19 November 2011, AEI 40, Broadstreet IV 15

  A top of the table clash saw AEI leapfrog the league leaders with a comfortable away win and was a fitting send-off for Joe Bott who faces a potentially season ending operation on a troublesome wrist injury. The team knew that the outcome of this fixture could define the […]

12 November 2011, AEI 24, Atherstone II 24

A spirited second-half comeback saw a 14-man AEI earn a valuable away draw against the 3rd placed Atherstone and maintain AEI’s unbeaten league start. After honouring the heroic sacrifices of Britain armed services with a perfectly observed one minute silence, AEI set about erasing last week’s poor performance with a […]

5 November 2011, AEI 12, Cosby 31

AEI’s unbeaten streak ended in a match notable only for the way the AEI lost the mental and physical game so soon after Chris Hadley had opened the scoring with a well worked effort from the whole team. With such recently comfortable victories and playing a friendly, the AEI team […]

29 October 2011, AEI 81, Stoke Old Boys 10

AEI made it 5 from 5 with a comprehensive away victory. Clint Nykamp marked his return to the AEI fold with a brace of tries as once again the backline demonstrated their pace and finishing after the hard work put in by the forwards. With a pack dominating their counterparts […]

22 October 2011, AEI 45, Standard 26

  Playing against 14 men, it was perhaps inevitable that AEI recorded another win but the manner of victory was less than satisfying. Unusually, AEI made a bright start and used their numerical superiority to take a 19-0 lead in the first 20 minutes with tries from J Jenkins (2) […]