RUGBY UNION: London Welsh target record crowd

First published in Sport Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author by , Sports reporter specialising in Rugby, Cricket and Athletics. Call me on 01865 425456

LONDON Welsh are targeting a record crowd when they host neighbours Wasps at Oxford’s Kassam Stadium on Decmber 29.

Welsh are running a series of promotions for the Christmas Aviva Premiership clash, including £10 tickets.

The Exiles’ Premiership debut against Leicester on September 2 was witnessed by 6,850 fans - and they would love to beat that mark.

Welsh are putting on a festive fun day, live music and will be running Facebook and Twitter competitions.

Visit Meanwhile, London Irish No 8 Chris Hala’ufia has been banned for five weeks following his ‘tip tackle’ on London Welsh’s Seb Jewell.

Hala’ufia was red-carded during the Aviva Premiership match at the Kassam Stadium.

He pleaded guilty to breaching Law 10.4 (j) at an RFU disciplinary panel in Bristol and must pay £500 costs.

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