GALLERY: Rugby roar goes up at Oaklands Park

It’s a day that will live long in the memory of all those who were there - the day when Chichester RFC won promotion to the national league.

Well over 1,000 people flocked to Oaklands Park to see brave, battling Chichester overcome Eton Manor 25-16 to clinch a place in National three south next season.

Chichester celebrate promotion  Picture by Chris Hatton

Chichester celebrate promotion Picture by Chris Hatton

You can read all about it - and what key figures thought of it - in the Observer, out on Thursday morning, but for now, relive the action with our gallery of pictures by Chris Hatton.