Reds Win Pond Plate Trophy at Edinburgh Northern 7s
Saturday 15 April 2017
On Saturday 15th April 2017 a youthful Linlithgow team participated in the Blyth and Blyth 7s tournament hosted by Edinburgh Northern Rugby Club at Inverleith Park, Edinburgh.
Linlithgow kicked off at 13.30 hrs in their first match in the Northern Cup against Inverleith. It was a closely contested match which Linlithgow narrowly lost, the final score being Linlithgow 21 – 24 Inverleith.
Linlithgow’s next match was against LREA in the Inverleith Bowl, thiis match was played at a furious pace and again Linlithgow were narrowly defeated the final score being Linlithgow 17 – 21 LREA.
The next match in the tournament was in the semi-final of the Pond Plate against the hosts Edinburgh Northern this was a entertaining match with both teams competing up to the whistle, the final score was Linlithgow 27 – 12 Edinburgh Northern.
The final of the plate competition was to be against Liberton. The young Linlithgow team with an older head put in the performance of the competition and through good game management kept a clean sheet, final score war Linlithgow 34 – 0 Liberton.
Back Row: Drew Sommerville, Mark Caddle, Bradley Lewis, Sean Hagerty, Cameron Dori-Muir, Steven Grant, Gregor Stewart and Josh Hares
Front Row: Euan Mochrie, Dougie Thomson, Cal Thomson and Cammy Walker.