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1st XV - Match centre

Black Horse
Old Albanians 4th
D Lowe, I Aitken, D THOMPSON, M Breeze
Tries
I Aitken (3)
Conversions
I Aitken (2)
Penalties
Sat 10 Sep 14:30 - Hertfordshire & Middlesex Rugby Merit Tables - Merit Table 4 Full time Attendance 16

Big win for Black Horse in the opening weekend

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A great start to the season or the Horse

The new season is upon us and the Horse started their campaign at home to Letchworth 3s. Having been promoted to Merit Table 4 the Horse had no idea what to expect as they moved up the tables for a second season in a row.

They started well and were on the scoresheet after a few minutes. Some good pressure lead to Letchworth giving away the penalty, which Isaac Aitken converted. It didn't take long for further Horse pressure to lead to more points. Another penalty was given away and Isaac Aitken duly converted to put the Horse up 6-0. A few minutes later the Horse had their first try of the season. Some great hands found Dave Lowe on the half way line, who started slowly but eventually got to full pace to score the try. There was still time for more scores in the first half and the Horse took them. A great kick to the corner from Rob Schrimshaw bounced up nicely in to the hands of Isaac Aitken, who scored the try and then converted to put the Horse 18-0 up at half time.

The Horse had the pitch advantage in the second half but struggled to get the ball over the line, with Michael Breeze missing an easy chance early in the second half. Andy Grewcock didn't help matters initially by getting sin binned but the Horse pushed on and got a third try. Ben Brown joined the scrum (finally!) to help push the scrum over from 5m and DAN THOMPSON had the easy task of touching the ball down at number 8. Isaac Aitken converted to put the Horse 25-0 up. The rest of the game was played in awful conditions, with rain hailing down and unsurprisingly there was numerous errors. The Horse eventually got a fourth try through Michael Breeze following a miss pass from Letchworth. Isaac Aitken converted again to give the Horse a 32-0 opening day win.

A great start to the season for the Horse and they'll look to continue this form next week, away at Hendon.

MOM - For the second week running, Dave Lowe produced a moment of magic alongside solid defence and support play. The try was a wingers dream!

WOM - Michael Breeze..... with 29 other players AND the ref shouting at him to let go of the ball during a ruck, he ignored everyone, stole the ball illegally and stood there looking innocent with the ball in his hands!

Key moments

3:00
Penalty Isaac Aitken kicks a penalty for Black Horse
15:00
Penalty Isaac Aitken kicks a penalty for Black Horse
20:00
Try Dave Lowe scores for Black Horse
35:00
Try Isaac Aitken scores for Black Horse
35:00
Conversion Isaac Aitken kicks a conversion for Black Horse
60:00
Try DAN THOMPSON scores for Black Horse
60:00
Conversion Isaac Aitken kicks a conversion for Black Horse
70:00
Try Michael Breeze scores for Black Horse
70:00
Conversion Isaac Aitken kicks a conversion for Black Horse

Highlights

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70:00 Conversion 32 - 0
Isaac Aitken kicks a conversion for Black Horse
70:00 Try 30 - 0
Michael Breeze scores for Black Horse
65:00 Sub Off
Mark Oakes is substituted off for Black Horse
65:00 Sub On
Dan Astarita is substituted on for Black Horse
60:00 Conversion 25 - 0
Isaac Aitken kicks a conversion for Black Horse
60:00 Try 23 - 0
DAN THOMPSON scores for Black Horse
55:00 Yellow Card
Andy Grewcock is yellow carded for Black Horse
41:00 Sub On
Scott Francis is substituted on for Black Horse
41:00 Sub On
Michael Breeze is substituted on for Black Horse
41:00 Sub Off
Chris Powell is substituted off for Black Horse
41:00 Sub Off
Chris Arberry is substituted off for Black Horse
End of period 1
35:00 Try 16 - 0
Isaac Aitken scores for Black Horse
35:00 Conversion 18 - 0
Isaac Aitken kicks a conversion for Black Horse
20:00 Try 11 - 0
Dave Lowe scores for Black Horse
15:00 Penalty 6 - 0
Isaac Aitken kicks a penalty for Black Horse
3:00 Penalty 3 - 0
Isaac Aitken kicks a penalty for Black Horse
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As it happened

  • Black Horse
  • Old Albanians 4th
  • 0
  • Isaac Aitken Penalty 3:00'
  • Isaac Aitken Penalty 15:00'
  • Dave Lowe Try 20:00'
  • Isaac Aitken Try 35:00'
  • Isaac Aitken Conversion 35:00'
  • Scott Francis Sub On 41:00'
  • Michael Breeze Sub On 41:00'
  • Chris Powell Sub Off 41:00'
  • Chris Arberry Sub Off 41:00'
  • Andy Grewcock Yellow Card 55:00'
  • DAN THOMPSON Try 60:00'
  • Isaac Aitken Conversion 60:00'
  • Dan Astarita Sub On 65:00'
  • Mark Oakes Sub Off 65:00'
  • Michael Breeze Try 70:00'
  • Isaac Aitken Conversion 70:00'

Team selection

Aitken, Isaac Aitken, Isaac
Oakes, Mark Oakes, Mark
Thurley, John Thurley, John
Brown, Ben Brown, Ben
Lowe, Dave Lowe, Dave
Lee, Adrian Lee, Adrian
Schrimshaw, Rob Schrimshaw, Rob
THOMPSON, DAN THOMPSON, DAN
Grewcock, Andy Grewcock, Andy
Arberry, Chris Arberry, Chris
Grover, Tom Grover, Tom
Douglas, Aaron Douglas, Aaron
Migliozzi, Danny Migliozzi, Danny
Abdul, Moj Abdul, Moj
Powell, Chris Powell, Chris

League round up

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Watford 2nd
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Tring 3rd

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League table

# Team Pl Pts
1. Black Horse 14 64
2. Fullerians 3rd 14 60
3. Watford 2nd 14 58
4. Tring 3rd 14 54
5. Biggleswade 2nd 14 52
6. Hendon 2nd 14 46
7. Enfield Ign. 3rd 14 45

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