Caledonia U18 Shield Final
St Andrews, Sunday 29 April 2018
Granite City Colts U18s 27, Orkney/Caithness U18s 27
Last Saturday the Orkney Under 18 squad travelled down to Dundee meeting up with the Caithness contingent of the team, proceeding to St Andrews on Sunday to play Granite City in the Caledonian Shield Final.
With the opposition playing in a higher level Competition a tough game was expected, undeterred the side took the game to the opposition with winger Michael McGregor opening the scoring with a well taken try inside five minutes the conversion being missed.
Next up Orkney Dragons beat Shetland Women 39-24 to claim the Women's North League title ...
Both Men's & Women's teams are in action this weekend, in what are massive games for everyone involved.
On Saturday at 2pm on the Picky Centre pitch, the 1st XV will be looking to remain clear of the bottom 2 relegation spots as they take on Murrayfield Wanderers, who themselves are fighting to secure a promotion place.
The Dragons, meanwhile continue their march to Murrayfield as they travel to play Garioch Women in the semi-final of the BT Women's Bowl. The game kicks off on Sunday at 12 noon at Kellands Park, Inverurie.
Be proud! Be there! Let us hear you roar!
Haddington RFC 8 - 11 Orkney RFC
BTNational League Division 3
Neilson Park, Haddington Saturday 31 March 2018
Described in the Haddington match programme as part of the “the dogfight to avoid relegation” from National Division 3 which includes 4 teams, Perthshire, Dalziel, Haddington and Orkney this match lived up to it’s billing, but it was also a performance laced with class, huge effort and total commitment from our squad last Saturday.
The team that started the game James Linklater, Kyle Robb, Jon Tait, Dean Campbell, Scott Russell, Taylor Pilkington-Tait, David Bruce, Craig Rendall, Scott Rendall, Ally Linklater, Darren McLean, Danny Bain, Don Tualasea, Kenny Roger and Robbie Firth with all of the replacements – Steven Groat, Andrew Linklater, Cameron Gray and Graham Poke – all playing their part in securing a hard fought and well earned victory.
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