Crofties cling to top spot despite hat-trick of losses

July 9, 2009

For the second week in a row the two top sides from last year’s Kentwell Cup rugby have tasted defeat. Suburban District Club champion Drummoyne went down to Mosman 26-7 and Beecroft lost to giant-killers Kings Old Boys 21-5. Unable to cover a huge list of players missing through injury and other commitments, Beecroft Rugby Club was still able to…

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Crofties season halts after third straight loss

July 8, 2009

Beecroft’s golden season has come to a screeching halt after the Lions suffered their third loss in as many matches. The Thornleigh-based side has slipped to third on the Kentwell Cup ladder after a 21-5 loss to last-placed Kings Old Boys. Crofties are in a mid-season slump made worse by an exodus of players unavailable through either injury or other…

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Weaker line-up downed

June 30, 2009

The previous week’s bruising encounter between Beecroft and Drummoyne, played in atrociously wet conditions, appears to have been at a cost to both sides as they went down to Knox and Kings Old Boys respectively. With no less than five of last week’s starting line-up unavailable, the selectors at Beecroft went for youth against third-positioned Knox, promoting three colts to…

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Dirty Reds clean up in downpour

June 23, 2009

Beecroft failed to cope with the weekend’s miserable conditions and went down 20-3 against Suburban Rugby Kentwell Cup competition-leaders Drummoyne. With the games against Drummoyne moved to riverside Taplin Oval and played in constant heavy rain, it was never going to be conducive to free-flowing, running rugby. But as so many games had been postponed already it had to be…

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Beecroft reserves rise to the occasion

June 17, 2009

Beecroft secured a first grade Suburban Rugby Kentwell Club win 28-10 over Mosman on Saturday despite the absence of two key players. The game could have been postponed because Ben Gordon and Mike Daff played for NSW Subbies in their win over Queensland but the Crofties opted to go ahead with the match. For more on this article on the…

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