U16 Game Report

Crusaders U16 teams do well in the Play-offs

The PIKES  ended up victorious over the SWORDS in the “all-Crusaders” Play-off semi-final – The PIKES now advance into the U16-Championship-Cup final against Oshawa-Black – set for Friday Aug-22,  at Fletchers fields. The PIKES stuck to their game plan – trying to contain the SWORDS in-tight, and prevent the SWORDS’ strong-running backs from getting good…

CRUSADERS U15s host Guisborough RFC

Wednesday-evening (July-23) saw a “SELECT” Crusaders-U15 squad take-on a touring team from Guisborough, England.  After a spell of hot and humid evenings, the tourists seemingly brought some cool weather with them, direct from the Yorkshire-Dales, which set for a fast-flowing game. Crusaders came out with all-guns-blazing – a ferocious first twenty-minutes of well-worked rugby. Great…

U16 ARROWS have a tough game vs Toronto-Nomads.

Another good win for the ARROWS team yesterday evening (July-21), in a “re-scheduled” game vs Nomads-U16s, (following a postponed game earlier this season).  Nomads – fresh off a tour to New-Zealand, and full of confidence, were strong in the tackle and gave the Arrows a tough time in the rucks and mauls.  In spite of…

U16 boys celebrate with three good wins in their league-games, last weekend (July 18-19)

Both the U15-PIKES and U16-ARROWS lined-up in a brace of games against the Mississauga-Blues on Friday evening, on their flood-lit and lushly-grassed field.  Both CRU teams put on a fine display, worthy of the venue. The PIKES worked well together – showing improved communications at breakdowns and a much better organised defence, that was able…