ENGLAND may have lost the Rugby World Cup final on Saturday, but Reading-based accountants Vale & West enjoyed a winning fixture on the same day with its afternoon sponsorship of the Rams-Cinderford match at Sonning.

Rams ran out 29-7 winners in the National One fixture and Vale & West did too, with great hospitality provided by the club and a surprise special birthday cake from Rams to help guests of the company celebrate its 125 years in business.