Thursday, 12 October 2017
Abberley 3rds put in a sterling performance against the Downs.
A much improved 3rd team took to the field yesterday. Having worked hard on their tackling and rucking in practice sessions, the team made it very difficult for even the strongest Downs runners to cross the line. Ruben led the way with some excellent tackles, his technique much improved. Lochy, Gus and Leo followed his example and even John, Elliott and Charlie successfully stopped their man on occasion. Harry and Ryan scored a try each and Gus' quick thinking and hard running meant that he crossed the line twice. Undoubtedly, Jaspar was our man of the match, however. He tackled hard and ripped the ball on several occasions, one of which led directly to a try. His strong running provided a target for our forwards. No win but a much better performance all round. Well done boys!