Tough win for Under 9's
Great attacking play wins the day
Well that was a physical one. Thanks to Huntingdon for three very competitive matches.
Match 1. Huntingdon 3 vs Wellingborough 4. One of our players were playing for Huntingdon to make the numbers right in this first match, and he played without mercy and very nearly won the match for Huntingdon. I believe he scored all 3 of their tries. We were however as determined to win as ever and we got the job done.
Match 2. Huntingdon 2 vs Wellingborough 3. This became more and more physical as the match went on. Huntingdon were intent on winning as much as we were and neither side were ready to give any soft tries away. Our attack though was outstanding with some great individual performances and overall unity in the team. Congratulations go to the 2 or 3 players who stepped up to play with commitment and determination at a level of intensity that they are not accustomed to.
Match 3. Huntingdon 3 vs Wellingborough 8. Chaos reigned in this match. In the past we have lost our focus when rules were not strictly applied and adhered to, but today we accepted it and threw our own chaos in to great effect. We dominated this one even though we were starting to struggle to contain a few Huntingdon players. Our attack, though was the difference and we tore through to score 8 tries.
Overall we were very good in attack with some absolutely fantastic moments. Jinking runs, sidesteps, pure physical strength, interceptions, attacking the spaces. It was good to see. In defence there were many good moments and several of our players worked well with each other. If we are honest with ourselves, I think we could have prevented such tight scorelines on the first two matches.
Well done to all players. You all turned up today.
Training next week. We will be working on tackling and defence.