The Battle of Balgowan between Hilton College and Michaelhouse will always be one of those matches that will attract thousands of adherent supporters.
And for scenic splendour there is no better day out than a drive down Nottingham Road on a winter’s day to witness the spectacle on “Meadows” at House.
What makes this match even more important is that Hilton College produced a special performance on the 7th of May this year to beat their neighbours 18-14 in an absorbing match. Yet a trip up to Michaelhouse HQ is a far more daunting prospect and the chance of Hilton repeating that result one that House will be doing everything to prevent.
Neither team have had a particularly strong season this year and Hilton can draw confidence from...