Friendly against Limehurst Lions
We had our second friendly on Sunday against Limehurst Lions at home and what a game they had. Both teams played a great game and I think it was a great practice game for both teams with both taking away improvements to work on for the upcoming season starting next Sunday with our 1st league game.
I haven’t been to training for weeks so I haven’t seen what they have been working on but boy have they improved, it was like a different set of kids playing. They listened to the coached they played as a team and showed some great team spirit when scoring tries. I was amazed how much they have improved and know if we keep this up we will have a storming season.
The tackling has improved but still needs some work to make sure they are not tackling high as we did have a few clothes line wrestling moves but equally we had some fantastic round the leg tackles.
Jack as always was my superstar running half the pitch doing his lion roar with all the parent cheering him on, he squatted some of their players off like they were fly’s. Just need to keep working on his fitness and next time he could run the length of the field and make a try. He did score a try though and I was super proud for him and know he was really pleased with himself.
We had a new player Alfie making his debut for us this week and what a little whipper snapper he is ducking and weaving through the opposition he is going to be a little pocket rocket runner alongside Shaun when we need someone with speed to run it home.
It appears the boys have finally come together as a team and they did some great tackling and running this week let’s hope they do the same next week in the league game and we smash these Limehurst Lions again.
Great win lads and looking forward to the start of the season this week remember listen and learn and be proud to wear the green and gold #COYS
No trophies this week as it was a friendly but they all deserved man of the match to me for working as a team and playing as a team. Well done boys.
Word from the coaches:
Gaz: Brilliant today lads, awesome performance in defence in the last ten won us that game! Some fantastic running again today also and a cracking debut from Alfie! Great attitude and discipline today from every lad on that pitch. Bring on next Sunday and let’s smash em again! COYS….!
Homer: Well said #green&goldArmy.
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