Banbury veterans show their muscles in Brussels

Banbury Mens Vets have returned from Brussels having won the 2011 Eburons International Vets tournament.

[img_assist|nid=2374|title=European win:|desc=Banbury veterans with their winner’s trophy at the Eburons international veterans tournament in Brussels |link=node|align=left|width=279|height=175]In a closely fought competition over three days involving 10 teams from across Europe, Banbury ensured victory by securing a 2-1 win over Belgium’s Royal Racing Club in the final match. 

Banbury captain, Frank Lambert said: “We are very pleased to have won this tournament .. it is a testament to the hard work and training we have put in over the last few months.”

Runners up in the tournament were London’s Eastcote HC with UK’s Salisbury HC finishing further down the table.

The tournament was played at the impressive Royal Racing Club in conjunction with the Belgium playoffs from June 2-4, 2011.