On Thursday 26th November Stoneygate Year 3 boys played in their first away fixture against Fairfield.
Stoneygate Tigers V Fairfield
The Tigers consisted of; Jacob (Captain), Henry, Daksh, Alfie, William and Omar.
Stoneygate Tigers played some fantastic rugby against a strong Fairfield team. Defensively Stoneygate were outstanding making seven ‘Tag Turnovers’ during the game. Every single Stoneygate player caused problems for the Fairfield defense with quick running and swift changes in direction.
The team work on display was the most pleasing aspect of the Tigers performance, well done boys.
Final Score: Fairfield 20 – 35 Stoneygate (Jacob x 2, Henry x 4 and Omar)
Attacking Player Of The Match: Henry
Defensive Player of the Match: Jacob
Champagne Moment: The Team Performance
Stoneygate Lions V Fairfield
The Lions consisted of; Oscar, Umair (Captain), Jujar, Roshan, Ishaan and Max (Louie was Absent).
Stoneygate Lions staged a excellent comeback against Fairfield on Thursday but were unable to secure the victory.
It was pleasing to see such a big improvement in the Lions performance from their previous home fixture. All the boys showed an increased understanding for the game and hugely improved handling skills.
Fairfield got away to an explosive start scoring 7 tries in the first half, Jujhar responded with the first Stoneygate try of the match. In the second half the Lions staged a brilliant comeback, scoring 5 tries and only conceding 1.
Great spirit shown by the team in a tough match, well done boys.
Final Score: Fairfield 40 – 30 Stoneygate
Player Of The Match: Umair
Champagne Moment: Jujhar