Dec 19 2013 Ormskirk Advertiser
Ormskirk RUFC Under 9s against Leigh
THIS SUNDAY brought the visit of Leigh to Green Lane for the reverse of Ormskirk under-9s latest away game.
Both sides once again produced an enjoyable clash with Leigh winning 14-11. Despite another defeat for Kirk the coaches were very proud of all the boys who are improving with every week with numerous positives too be taken once again!
First up was Harry playing his first game for the club, who didn't look out of place on the wing using his pace too good affect and getting stuck in defensively also.
Well Done Harry. Lewis returned too the team with his dazzling spins and excellent turn of foot bringing him another try. Joel and James, both continue too leave opposition in their wake with their pace and footwork.
Jack continues to show his unlimited reserves of energy and power grabbing himself another pair of tries and making numerous tackles in defence.
Dan continues as the team’s two try scorer bagging himself another hat-trick this week as well as helping to set up a number of other tries.
Ben and Josh were once again in the thick of all the defensive work making a number of excellent tackles saving the team on a number of occasions.
George grabbed himself another try finishing in empathic fashion like always! He also made some great covering tackles.
Adam continues to show great speed at the breakdown organising the team setting up some great plays again this week.
Toby provides the team with strength, pace and determination his willingness too take the ball forward and his unwillingness too be stopped when he had it was a joy too watch and greatly appreciated by his teammates he was rewarded his two excellent tries.
This week’s man of the match went to captain Sam. He scored another try as well as making a number of tackles and making ground for the team.
He organises the team every week putting in another great performance.
Coach Jack Sanderson said: “This was our last game of the year and I just want to say thanks to all the parents for all their help over the past year.
“Thanks for your continued support. Looking forward to an exciting successful 2014 for a talented group of boys.”
l Throughout the previous month the Ormskirk Under-9s coaches, players and parents took part in Movember fundraising activities.
They are proud to announce that their fundraising totalled £240.
The team took part in various fundraising activities, such as face painting the players with different moustache styles as well as having their photos taken.
Cakes were sold on training nights to help boost the money raised, thanks to 'Chief Cupcake Maker' for the kind donations.
Face painting on match days also played a part in the fundraising with generous donations from opposing teams and their parents.
The team would like to thank all the coaches and parents with a special thanks to Phil who took part by growing his own moustache.