CHIPPENHAM RFC officially opened its new all-weather pitch on Sunday.

The ceremony was performed by junior vice president of the RFU, Nigel Gillingham, with Dorset & Wilts RFU present Stuart Murrow and Mayor of Chippenham, Cllr Densa Allen present.

Steve Borwick, a former England international and now part of England senior squad’s coaching team, also attended the grand opening.

It took place ahead of Chippenham girls under 15s game against Walcot under 15s.