When Praeneste fell, thousands of her citizens were put to the sword
. When Narbo was overwhelmed, her city, along with most of its inhabitants, was burned to the ground.
DIVISION Three Second XI visitors Cross Keys were put to the sword
by Lisvane IV, who got them all out for 48 with Gary Morgan returning 4.5-2-5-3 and Tony Jenkins 10-8-5-2.
The Bulldogs had been put to the sword
over the Easter period with two embarrassing defeats to Halifax and Toulouse, totalling 132 points conceded, but they departed Stobart Stadium Halton with a lot of dignity and pride after they got within 10 points at one stage.
BEAMISH took their Hopper Howe Saddler Cup semi-final exit out on GEM, who were put to the sword
by massive hitting in double-quick time.
Fit again Ben Davies underlined his importance to Shrewsbury with two stunning goals as Dagenham were put to the sword
. The former Chester player has only recently returned from a six month injury lay off but has quickly recaptured top form.
THE SUN: "Steve McClaren's gladiators completed the first part of their Roman conquest as another big name was put to the sword
at the Riverside.
Herefordshire's Western Division neighbours Shropshire were put to the sword
by Wiltshire on the first day of their game at Whitchurch.
The Borders can start making plans for Parker Pen rugby next season after being put to the sword
at Rodney Parade last night.
IAN HARTY bagged a dazzling double as Accies were put to the sword
PUT TO THE SWORD
Sword Fighter's stamina can make him a cut above in the St Leger at Doncaster
The 22-year-old's first-half howitzer was the pick of the bunch as 10-man Forfar were put to the sword
However, since Huddersfield thrashed them 40-4 on the opening day of the campaign, the Merseysiders have failed to find the consistency of previous years, as they currently cling on to a play-off place, after being put to the sword
by Warrington at the Magic Weekend.