RUGBY COLTS A TEAM v STAMFORD – Wednesday 13th November 2013

STONEYGATE 14, STAMFORD 7

The Colts A team consisting of Archie Gi (Captain), Fin F, Patrick B, Henry B, Thomas B, Dom A, Jamie B, Ed B, Henry V, Kian B, Arjun S and Henry W played Stamford Junior School on a good day for Rugby.

Stoneygate again came up against a large, well organised team who they previously beat in the start of season 9 a side tournament. The game was very close with both teams tackling fantastically well. Stoneygate found themselves with their backs to their own try line for large portions but outstanding tackling and ball retention with good breaks and support play saw them put up a wall of resistance – the tactic that won them the game. The only time their line was broken was from a tap penalty they forgot to get ready for. Two opportunist tries from Archie G won the game and for him the man of the Match award. Second to this award were the whole of the team bar him as man for man they proved what a resilient group they are.

The team proved once again what true grit they have and their never say die attitude won them the game. There is still room for improvement especially in decision making and making sure the ball is retained for the team.

Thanks to all the parents who came and saw the best performance of the season.

Mr Jelly