was pleased with the turn out of nearly 30 players on
Saturday, looking to get a run out in the first game of
Ross' season. The experience of the players on the pitch
in many cases spanned a number of decades whilst for others
it was their first game at senior level.
brought with them a forty strong contingency with a determined
resolve to open their season with a winning performance.
From the start of the game they proved to be a very strong,
well disciplined team, who would be taking the game to
Ross from the opening whistle blast.
game began with both teams competing evenly throughout
the first quarters. This was reflected by the 12-5 score
line in Machem's favour at the half time break. The second
half however saw the well disciplined strong Machem side
step up the task, comprehensively increasing their own
score line and sealing Ross' fate. Despite a well disciplined
back line Ross were unable to further their own points
tally, and couldn't increase their 5 points scored during
the first quarter.
fixture card is now full with an even mixture of League
and cup games interspersed with friendly fixtures; this
gives the opportunity for all those involved Ross, a chance
to get a run out regardless of experience.
has been in full swing over the summer months and will
now focus on the weaker areas of Ross' game exposed by
Machem this weekend. Training continues at 6:30 pm on
Tuesdays and Thursdays at the sports centre off Wilton
Road. Ross continues to extend the offer to anyone experienced
or new to the game or just wishing to have a run out at
their local club to come and get involved on a Tuesday
next match will be August 27th 2005 against a London Fire
Brigade Touring side at the sports centre ground off Wilton
road. Kick Off at 3 o'clock. This is definitely a new
and unknown test for Ross.