October Squad Camps
This year we’re trying something a bit different with regards to the holiday camps! In an attempt to make them more specific, beneficial and enjoyable for the youngsters we are looking to run ‘squad based camps’ where each youngster will attend a holiday camp with those of his/her own age. Please see below the dates/time of the October squad camps:
Session 1 will run from 10am until 12pm and session 2 will run from 1pm until 3pm. See the post below for details of times etc.
Please spread the word to any interested parties!!!
To book on email Caum on email@example.com or call/text 077 206 77977
Story date: 01/10/2014
U-15’s run Gala close
Gala RT 22 Biggar 17
Gala were strong at the breakdown which at times Biggar struggled to deal with and more frustrating by virtue of the fact that this was regularly happening when Biggar carried the ball into contact.
The Hartreemill boys recovered well and drew first blood with a simple move that saw the ball passed through the backs out to Niall Ball, who touched down in the corner. Matthew Stewart's conversion attempt from a wide angle just short.
Some good defence thwarted the Gala attack but the hosts pulled one back with a similar move.
At this point things went downhill and with the official taking exception to Biggars approach to the game, claiming poor discipline at the breakdown, and following lengthy discussion about the consequences, the afore mentioned focus dwindled.
Gala then linked well to break through with Biggar unable to put their bodies between ball and ground to preserve their lead. 17-17, two minutes left to play and the draw looked likely.
Biggar pressed into the Gala half and were awarded a penalty and, for whatever reason, this decision was over-turned, giving the home side an advantage.
Gala pushed forward and slipped through only to be halted on the line by a fine tackle by Lewis Stewart. Stress levels were high and perhaps this is what led to a loose pass that Gala pounced on right on the Biggar try line.
To say the boys were 'Gutted' was an understatement. It was Gala's alertness in broken play and Biggar's failure to see clear opportunities that contributed to this defeat.
This U15 side are not far off the mark and deserved so much more from the game. They must also understand that high levels of commitment should be maintained throughout the 60 minutes. Crucially, decisions went against Biggar and disruptions didn't help at all, but such are the challenges that are set out before us.
Tries (3): Niall Ball, Guy Kelly, Stuart Forrest
Story date: 29/09/2014