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Some you win, some you lose for Limavady rugby teams

Thursday, 2 November 2017

Some you win, some you lose for Limavady rugby teams thumbnailLimavady Rugby 1st XV player Perry Semple in action against Lisburn.

Limavady 1st XV..............35 Lisburn 1st XV..................24

LIMAVADY entertained Lisburn 1st XV on Saturday and this was a must win game for the home side as only one point has been achieved to date. The season has been disrupted due to cancelled matches following weather conditions and injuries which made it impossible to field a full strength team. The players were very aware of the importance of this match and this was reflected in the start they made.
Daniel Irvine set the tone when he fielded the kick off and immediately set off on a very positive run, taking the play deep into Lisburn's half. From the ensuing line-out, Lisburn tried to run the ball out of defence and lost possession as Sam Mackey picked up and broke through, feeding the ball to Peter Wilson who scored under the posts. He converted his own try.
A few minutes later, following good handling by Michael Rice and Rory Squires, Perry Semple was on hand to sc

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