Ross well and truly took the Christmas message of "giving"
to heart on Saturday as they "gave" Ledbury a lesson in
how to play high tempo rugby, running in thirteen tries
with another dozen going begging.
the off Ross were in total control moving the ball quickly
out of contact and giving Ledbury no chance to set their
defence. Tries came at an alarming rate, with Mike Davies
getting two tries within ten minutes, after which Tim Hanks,
Wayne Bishop, Andy Hunt and Alistair Rees got on the scoreboard.
By half-time Ross were 40 - 0 to the good.
looked to stem the tide in the second half, bringing on
a number of subs. However, this only served to delay the
continued try glut, with Andy Hunt adding two more tries
to his first half effort and Tara Barnett, Dan Weston,TC
Leach, Tim Hanks and Baz joining in on the try bonanza.
final whistle could not come quick enough for Ledbury leaving
the final score 75 - 0.
the first game of the season back in early September being
Ross's only defeat, their season has progressed well with
the squad playing a fast and open brand of rugby which has
seen them top the league with seven straight wins. Ross
now enter the Christmas break with their next fixture on
January 7th, at home to Sully RFC from Penarth in South
you are looking to shake off that Christmas Day excess,
Ross RFC are holding their annual Boxing Day Spring Chickens
(under 30's) versus Mature Cheeses (30+) on Monday 26th
December at Ross Sports Centre. Kick off is at 12:00 noon.
There will be refreshments for players and spectators alike.
So whether you are looking to dust those boots off and have
a game or prefer the more leisurely pursuit of spectating,
please join us down at the Sports Centre.
RFC wish all those who have supported the club, whether
playing or helping out on match days a very Happy Christmas
and we will hopefully see you on Boxing Day.