Primary Festical, Summer Bash 9s and league game, a heavy program for all Minis and Juniors Sharks Teams
Six highly motivated Sharks attended the Annual Elmbridge Primary festival, this Saturday. The team played all their game without conceding a loss providing good rugby and having lot of fun.
Andrew, U9s Head coach said: “The kids enjoyed the festival playing superb rugby and showing impressive skills. Parents and kids did enjoy the day and we look forward to attend the next festival in Medway in June”
The U11s attended the Annual Elmbridge Primary Festival on this Saturday. The U11s Sharks squad played four games and remain unbeaten for the entire competition. The Sharks faced Harpenden Roosters they played twice and beat 2-1 and 12-1. Then they had another successful won without conceding a try against Brixton Bulls. Last game was against Croydon, resulting in a fourth consecutive victory with no try conceded. The Sharks were impressive of talent with a ruthless defence and dominant in attack. The team completed all their sets with an aggressive line speed which made it very hard for the opposition.
Martin, U11s Head coach said: “The boys played a good and proper rugby league. I am proud of their performance today. We will continue working at training for the next 3 weeks to prepare the next festival at Medway”
Next festival is 10th of June organised by Medway Dragons
The U13s played a rescheduled league game home against St Alban Centurions. With a squad of 13 and no sub, the team never entered into the game and conceded multiple tries putting the opposite team in a secure position and leaving the Sharks running after the score all game. Overall St Alban was more organised and managed to disturb the Shark defence unable to react.
Phil, U13s head Coach: “Today, we were not able to replicate last week performance at Elmbridge. We will have to rework on some basic to ensure the team get reconnected and minimise basic errors which cost us today lot of tries which could have been avoided
After being refused to enter the U14s league, the Sharks were eager to play their first competition which they successfully did. In a pool of 4, the Sharks started their first game against Richmond they beat 3-1, then playing immediately without rest, they conceded a loss against Invicta (winner of the day) 2-1. After some rest they played their last pool game against a Barbarians team composed of Merlin, Elmbridge and Invicta players and beat them by over 5 tries to 0 finishing first of their pool in front of Invicta.
They faced in semi final Elmbridge Eagles. The game ended with a draw 2-2 then extra time was played with a golden try awarded despite a clear forward pass, but c’est la vie !! The Sharks, keen to not end the day with a loss, were pleased to play the plate final against Brentwood they beat 4-1. The U14s Sharks finish 3rd of this competition and get awarded the Fair Play award.
JV, U14s Head Coach: “We were unsure what to expect having played no game this season, but after the first win, it was clear we could do a result today! We played with no complex and provided a skilled rugby which will not remain unnoticed. “
Big thanks to Rutlish raiders for borrowing 3 players