match report

Rugby - U11 A XIIs vs St Joseph's College (A)

The game started with Holmwood making some excellent pitch positions and spending the majority of the first ten minutes in the St. Josephs half. Both teams rucked very well and the commitment from both teams to win the ball was evident in all aspects of play. St Josephs managed to turn the ball over and score a break away try against the run of play. Holmwood quickly reacted and put the pressure back onto St. Josephs. Unfortunately the pressure could not be converted into points.

In the second half the game was very open; however, the commitment from both teams remained. Holmwood were eventually rewarded for their dominating play with a try under the posts. During this game there were some excellent tackles, runs with the ball and it was exciting to watch the boys figure out their individual roles within the team as the game progressed.

Final score:

Holmwood 7 – 21 St. Josephs