Just a quick note to congratulate the boys who represented Topsham today.
A late arrangement to break our 2020 exile from competitive rugby, thanks to Christian for the opportunity.
So a double header Vs Ivybridge, game 1 was a resounding success for all Topsham boys, not one that didn’t give their all.
Special mentions go to Ollie and Tom Irons who between them supported the opposition throughout the game with a 15th player.
A further mention should go to Mathew who was allowed to run at every opportunity and made the most of it each time.
Levi who is a bulldozer and Archie who is a little more sophisticated but makes the same ground, together, a force to be reckoned with.
Finn who had, as ever, a mazy running day.
Ollie and Tom Irons who tackled everyone for 60 minutes.....
Oscar C and James Mathews who play like a couple of professional flankers.
Lucas and Jack Cx (Welcome back Jack) for making things happen.
Tom B great defence but even better going forward when joining the line.
Max, great kicking and running back to support in defence.
Ben Ch tenacious and determined, as ever, a role model for any budding player.
Ben H half a game but recognised for his defensive work today.
James Mo, a reliable second row player who gets about like a back row player.
Joe W stepped up as ever to fill the hooking boots and a brilliant job done, but he also managed to get a few of his trade mark tackles in to remind us that he is really a back row player.
Oscar M, great all round performance, tactical kicking at the right time to the right location and massive tackles throughout the game.
31-12 final score.
James Mo x 1
Ben Ch x 1
Mathew L x 1
Finn G x 1
Tom B x 1
Lucas x 2
See you all next week for round two.
Cheers, for Pete G