Reports from 24 March 2018
Cup and League Joy for Reds
Reds’ captain Jamie March received the West Lothian Cup from Livingston President Lee Anne Steel, following the Reds’ 49-39 victory in the cup and league double-header at Livingston on Saturday.
Super Saturday for Reds
It was a cracking day of rugby for the Reds, as the senior team retained the West Lothian Cup, in addition to claiming a bonus point league win, with a fine 49-39 victory over local rivals Livingston, whilst the u15s and u16s both won big, racking up 140 pointsbetween them.
Livingston 39 – 49 Linlithgow
The sun shone in Livingston on Saturday and we had some sunshine rugby to match as the Reds went toe to toe with Livingston and emerged with a massive 49-39 victory in this league and cup double-header. The Reds scored six tries, with a brace from Andrew Whitelaw and other tries from Rab Cairns, John Strachan, John Chapman and Lewis Herdman. John Strachan took his personal tally to 24 points adding 5 conversions and 3 penalties.
Young Reds Rack Up 140 Points
On Saturday morning, the u16s ran in 12 tries in their fine home win over their Portobello counterparts, whilst the u15sclaimed a great away win at Stirling County, running in 11 tries in total.
Linlithgow u16 73 – 7 Portobello u16
Stirling County u15 7 – 67 Linlithgow u15