Smid: Don’t stop us, we’re only getting started

Daniel Gallan talks to Ealing captain Rayn Smid after last week’s landmark victory

As talk of ringfencing the Premiership grew last weekend, Ealing Trailfinders sent out a loud proclamation of their credentials to sit at English rugby’s main table.
With a 28-27 victory over the three time European champions Saracens, the club that was competing on the game’s fifth rung as recently as 2009 lent their voice to the discourse. “Of course we’re against ringfencing,” Ealing’s 28-year-old South African skipper tells The Rugby Paper.
“We’re not happy lingering in the Championship. We’ve shown we c...

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