West Country derby

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West Country Derby is a term that can refer to sporting fixtures involving teams from the West Country.

Football[edit]

It can be used to describe football matches between Bristol Rovers and Torquay United.[1]

Rugby[edit]

West Country derby is also a phrase used in rugby.[2]

Cricket[edit]

Games between Somerset and Gloucestershire are often referred to as a West Country derby.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rovers claim West Country spoils". Sky Sports. BSkyB. 20 October 2012. Retrieved 31 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Bristol Vs. Plymouth". Retrieved 1 March 2010. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Tonight's derby Somerset v Gloucestershire is huge game - Marcus Trescothick". thisisbristol.co.uk (Bristol Evening Post). 18 June 2010. Retrieved 28 April 2011.