Headfort V Sandford Park

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Headfort 12 – Sandford Park 7 An entertaining and hotly contested match which saw some fine passages of play. We kept the ball alive well in the back line, stringing together some wonderful moves. The pack counter-rucked well, winning plenty of ball for us to use. A great performance with which to end the Autumn Term off with. Well done, lads! MB

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Headfort v St. Columba’s Rugby Report

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The forwards put in a very solid performance to produce loads of good clean ball for the backs to play with. St. Columba’s defended heroically but constant pressure opened up too many gaps for them to hold. Tries from Paco M, Patrick L and Hugh L saw us to a clear victory. Headfort 43 St. Columba’s 5 MB

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St. Columba’s v Headfort Rugby Report

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Our first away match of the season yielded a strong performance from the team. A slow start saw us 5 points down in the first 10 minutes but we settled well and got back into the game with a pair of tries from Patrick L. St. Columba’s piled on the pressure in the second half, scoring twice in quick succession. We re-formed and fought back with tries from Paco M and Patrick L to hold onto the lead until the final whistle. Headfort 35 St. Columba’s 17 MB

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Rugby season off and running

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Headfort 25 Maidwell Hall 25 The opening match of the season saw the visit of Maidwell Hall from England. It was a do-or die-encounter for both teams, and it showed from the opening whistle. Maidwell piled on the pressure and opened the scoring with a well worked try. This early lead was wiped out almost immediately by a breakaway try from centre and captain Patrick L. The pack contested well and provided an ample supply of ball for the backs to work with. The last quarter of the match proved crucial – as our pack ran out of energy, gaps…

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Rugby Fixtures Autumn ’16

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October Wed 19th Maidwell Hall Home 2.00 p.m. November Tues 8th St. Conleth’s A & B Home 2.30 p.m. Thurs 17th St. Columba’s College Away 2.30 p.m. Wed 23rd St. Columba’s College Home 2.30 p.m. December 1st to 4th Scottish Tour Fri 2nd Montrose RFC Away 7.00 p.m. Sat 3rd Lathallan Away 11.30 a.m. * More fixtures to be arranged

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Rugby Match Report V St. Columba’s

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V St. Columba’s College, Wednesday 3rd December Headfort won 19-7 A very large and well organised Columba’s team turned up for this much-anticipated return match. A hotly contested forward display laid the foundations for a fine team display. Our forwards rucked exceptionally well, turning over plenty of ball for the backs to use. The St. Columba’s defence was solid and gaps were hard to find. Javi S pounced on a handling error and crossed the line for the opening try; Tobias V converted. The pack recycled ball well and played through phases, piling on the pressure. Côme du F crashed over for our second…

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Scottish Rugby Tour Thursday 13th – Sunday 16th November 2014

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V Montrose R.F.C Friday 14th November Headfort 52 – Montrose 0 Played under lights (a first for most of the team) on an enormous pitch. We adapted well and started the stronger team. We opened our try-scoring with a well worked wide ball to Javi S. who romped home untouched. The wide pitch suited our speedy backs as we moved the ball with ease, trying out several of our prepared moves. The pack dominated and provided plenty for our backs to work with. Tries followed from Beltran M., Alexander H. and Patrick H. Javi S. picked up another two to…

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Rugby Match Reports V St. Columba’s & St. Conleth’s

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V St. Columba’s College Thursday 23rd October. Headfort won 12-10 We got off to another slow start allowing Columba’s in for an early try. We fought our way back into the game, stringing together some good passages of play but still had not managed to put a score on the board by half time. We came out fighting in the second half and were rewarded for our efforts when Patrick Hare sliced through their defence and touched down to open our account. Our pack rucked well and started to work well as a unit, providing good ball for our backs…

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