U14s Honours even with Leamington
Beat one Leamington club and lose to the other in two consecutive weeks.
Not much to report this week as our opponents (Leamington) are a development squad and have only been formed for a year.
We took just over 20 boys to the game and they had 11. We played 4 quarters of 11 a side on a smaller pitch in which Banbury didn’t concede a point and scored quite a few.
That said Leamington were great hosts and their lads a credit to their club. From the welcome beforehand, their hooker wearing Oxford United shorts (as we were an Oxfordshire club) to the excellent sausage pie afterwards it was just right.
They were a great bunch of lads and didn’t let their heads drop even when our speed merchants were running in multiple scores. Their team spirit was clearly excellent and a good indication of what is to come.
We have extended the invitation for them to come train with us in the new year… I hope that they can make it.