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Christmas cheers as Civil hammer High school
by Brinley Sturgeon

League leaders BHSFP looked to consolidate their advantage with a repeat of their win at the Pavillion a few weeks ago. We had other ideas.

Christmas cheers as Civil hammer High school
Christmas came early to Stormont as Civil Service demolished the league leaders in their best display of rugby this season. With a very colourful and festive crowd watching they delivered them their present early and followed up the earlier triumphs of the U14 and U18’s.

On paper it would have looked like being a comfortable win. They were runaway league leaders. They had won too easily in the first meeting and had an extra week to rest after their match had been cancelled last week while Service were coming off an arduous defeat in Cavan dictated mostly by injuries and unavailability. That’s what it looked like on paper…but Coach Roy Lawton and his lads were ready to rip up that paper and shove it where the sun don’t shine! With a number of changes from last week Arthur Kerr went back to managing duties and provided a strong team to round off the year. Jonny Crabbe stepped into second row to replace the injured Geoff Agnew and Trevor McDowell and Richard Hamilton were supporting Jonathan Cartwright in the front row against a big High School pack……………… see more at :-

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