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RUGBY - ROSS RFC 1ST XV 7, FRAMPTON COTTERELL 43
After securing their future in the Gloucester Premiership
next season, there was an opportunity on Saturday for Ross
to relax and enjoy their rugby against a side only one place
above them in the league table. Ross however were outplayed
by a rampant Frampton side who ran out comfortable 43-7
was Ross who started the brightest. With Huw Bellamy and
TC Leech running the ball out of defence, it looked early
on as if it would be Ross that would enjoy the hard ground
and the sunshine, yet once Frampton had opened the scoring
after 15 minutes it was one way traffic. Ross worked hard
in patches but Frampton were ruthless when they sniffed
an opportunity and they ran tries in regularly throughout
the encounter. Ross did exert some pressure midway through
the second half which saw Chay Brine cross for a try, but
it was Frampton who finished the stronger and Ross were
glad to hear the final whistle.
Walford Timber Man of the Match was Captain, Gavin Oates.
games come thick and fast this week. On Tuesday, 13th Ross
1st XV played at home to Drybrook, (results are not yet
in) then on Saturday, Ross entertain Gloucester Old Boys
at Ross Sports Centre. Kick off is at 3pm.
FOOTBALL - ROSS UNITED U13s 1, PEGASUS U13s 0
Ross United U13ís played away at Pegasus on Sunday morning
in their penultimate league match.
a wide uneven pitch, Ross were the better team in the opening
minutes and almost opened the scoring when a shot from Ralph
hit the foot of the post. Ross continued to pile on the
pressure with Callum and Ryan leading the line, supported
by the hard working midfield of Josh, Harry, Daniel L, Jake
and Liam. They remained solid at the back with Jacob and
Ralph on the flanks with the solid pair of Joe and Dan in
front of Kieran. Ross continued to seek the advantage with
shots from Callum, Josh and Jake, all testing the Pegasus
keeper; however, it was Kieran who was forced to make an
excellent one-handed save low down to keep the deadlock
just before half-time.
continued to play the better football in the second half,
forcing a number of corners and cutting through the Pegasus
defence with some accurate passing moves, but had to wait
until the 29th minute before finally scoring when Callum
battled through a number of challenges to score. Ross held
out to make the final score 1-0 and confirm their position
as runners-up in the league.
Man of The Match was awarded to Joe, with The Hardest working
Player being awarded to Jacob.
Ross United Team were Kieran, Ralph, Dan, Joe, Jacob, Josh,
Ryan, Harry, Dan L, Liam, Jake and Callum.
FOOTBALL - ROSS RATTLESNAKES U11s 3, WESTFIELDS U11s 3
Following on with their rich vein of form, Ross Rattlesnakes
notched up another superb performance to earn a well deserved
draw away at High Flying Westfields of Hereford. This result
is another indicator of the massive improvement in team
work as the last meeting between the two sides saw Ross
comprehensively beaten at home 2 - 8.
a thrilling match played on a hot spring day, both teams
gave everything to the dying minutes in a match where goals
were hard to come by. Brandon and Ty playing up front, took
their chances and shared in the scoring. Midfielders Bradley,
CJ, Troy, Connor and Scott provided a constant flow of possession
to keep the strikers busy, with the defence of Ethan, Lizzie
and Lewis calmly dealing with everything Westfields could
throw at them.
Carrís Cars man of the match however goes to Rory in goal,
who's diving saves and physical presence kept out at least
2 certain goals, allowing Ross to claim a well deserved
draw away from home.