Beaten in Northampton but a couple of great debut performances

Sunday, 20th March 2016, 1:53 pm
Rugby Gaels

Warwickshire Intermediate League Division 3

Sons Of Erin (Northampton) 5-7 (22 points)

Rugby Gaels 2-8 (14 points)

Rugby Gaels were beaten by 8 points in Northampton last week. Sons of Erin played down the hill in the first half and made good use of it leading by 13 points at half time; 4 goals 4 points to 1 goal. Connor Shaw scoring with a fine individual goal. Rugby will look back a number of opportunities not taken including a penalty and rattling the crossbar.

Rugby dominated territory and a couple of points from captain Lewis Fairgrieves and second goal for Connor Shaw gave the Gaels hope but the Northamptonshire side closed out the game with a well taken late goal. Rugby will be disappointed but will be buoyed by the performances of Danny Walsh and Cathal Stakelum making their debuts.

Rugby Gaels scorers:

Connor Shaw 2-2

Lewis Fairgrieves 0-2

Pat O’Brien, Joe O’Brien, Mike Cremin & Alex Baalham Donaldson 0-1 each.