Twelve Men of Dronfield Don't Get a Christmas Present
Disappointingly the Colts had four cry offs on the morning of the match but thanks to Ashbourne for being so accommodating and making an enjoyable game of it.
First things first, Dronfield lost by some, only managing a fantastic try by Caius Tweed, but there were so many positives from the afternoon.
Ashbourne were brilliant to play against and thanks to Chris and the team to mixing and matching players to make the game competitive.
The scoreline (which I cannot remember) did not do justice to the Colts who battled hard and the forwards in particular performed much better than in previous weeks. Great to see Ethan Crosby playing with a smile on his face again.
We lost out to some real pace on the wings which is not surprising when we had so many players playing out of position.
A big shout out to U16 Ewan Hutchings who had a blinder at full back.
The match showed the heart of the mainly U17 team and a reminder that we should not be spreading players too thinly between other teams, particularly during the next month or so.
shout outs to Owen Thompson and George Burch who took nasty hits and could be out for a few weeks. Get well soon from all the coaches, parents and your teammates.