Mini and micro games at Greenlaw
On a fine sunny morning at Greenlaw, Stewartry’s micro team hosted Newton Stewart’s micros.
Three games of 10 minutes each were played, the end result being three wins for Stewartry – 7-5,8-4 and 7-4. Well done to both teams for a fine morning’s rugby. P4/5
The weather during January proved challenging so it was fantastic to at last have a sunny Sunday for the minis tournament at Greenlaw with Moffat and Newton Stewart.
Stewartry’s P4/5s are a little short on numbers so they borrowed opposition players to play eight-a-side for their four games.
Angus, Finlay, Fraser, Ryan and Zak integrated skilfully and all played extremely well. Tackling was particularly good, which helped prevent a number of opposition attacking moves.
The P4/5s won all four of their matches and each of the boys managed to score during their series of games. P6/7
Stewartry welcomed Newton Stewart and Moffat, with Stewartry having sufficient players to field two teams and play eight-aside rugby.
The Greenlaw club played a senior P7 team and also a development/P6 team.
The senior team won comfortably against both Newton Stewart and Moffat – 6-0 and 5-0.
This group of players have played together for many years now and know their roles and their teammate roles well.
Although the results were not kind to the development team in their games against Newton Stewart and Moffat, it did give all the newer players plenty of game time under the direction of some younger, experienced players.
Stewartry then mixed and evened out their teams for a game against each other. These teams were retained for the final games with Stewartry Black losing out 4-2 to Newton Stewart and winning 2-1 against Moffat.
Stewartry’s aim over the remaining months of the season is to develop the confidence, rucking and tackling technique of the newer players and to try to challenge the skill sets of the senior players.
This Sunday training is at 10.30am. New members are always welcome and the club is particularly keen to encourage P4/5 boys and girls to come along to try rugby.