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see FranksFranks,
group of Germanic tribes. By the 3d cent. A.D., they were settled along the lower and middle Rhine. The two major divisions were the Salian Franks in the north and the Ripuarian Franks in the south.
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Weinfurter himself intended the book as an introduction to the Salians for a broader audience.
OTHER FIXTURES: Div 3: Halton v Moore, Mossley Hill v Marple, Collegiate v Newton Le Willows, Salians v Ellesmere Port.
Div Three: Oswestry v Halton; Salians v Parkonians; Sefton v Newton-le-Willows; Mossley Hill v Douglas; Ellesmere Port v Moore; Marple v Collegiate.
Unbeaten St Edward's welcome Wallasey in Division Two and other fixtures in this division include: Sefton bid to retain their unbeaten record in Division Three at home to Salians with forwards Gareth Rogerson and Paul Walker, centre Alan Harper and winger Jamie Luck returning.
Parkonians visit struggling Salians with other games including Mossley Hill v Douglas, Ellesmere Port v Moore and Collegiate at Marple.
Other fixtures include Anselmians at Warrington, Wirral v Sandbach, Wallasey at Southport, Parkonians at Salians, Ellesmere Port v Moore and Port Sunlight v Congleton
Parkonians fly out to the Isle of Man to meet Douglas and other fixtures include Oswestry v Ellesmere Port, Collegiate v Salians and Mossley Hill at Moore.
For good measure Anselmians travelled to Salians for a Cheshire Plate midweek match and won 95-7 Dave Griffiths has already posted two try hat-tricks and Neil Turner has gained 70 points with three tries, three penalties and 23 conversions.
Parkonians in Division Three enjoyed a 10try romp against Salians to triumph 64-7.
Wallasey beat Sale Amateurs 15-12 and Anselmias won 95-7 at Salians.
Dan Harvey and Ian White landed a conversion eachp Parkonians crushed bottom of the table Salians 64-7 in South Lancashire/Cheshire Three.