Agree with you their, higher honours are likely to come, he’s been playing well this year but hasn’t reached full confidence I believe. he seems to be playing with full confidence now and in top form which hopefully stays with him through the rest of the Schoolboy rugby season. I believe with how he’s playing now and the experience that he could be playing in CAS 1sts next year and maybe higher honours after. Cranbrook have got a good one in Lance Tovio and another year 10 Jaxson Allen which have been playing well. Half of Cranbrooks team is in year eleven or younger so hopefully shine next year and compete for the CAS competition.The lad had a top game in the final. Should be higher honours on the cards
Agree Elfster with all your tips,For what it's worth:
Barker will easily account for St Aloysius. Hopefully not so one sided that further questions are raised about the viability of the CAS Rugby competition.
Waverley should beat Cranbrook, but may take some time in doing it. With the weather Cranbrook may favour their forwards, but I think Waverley will have too much power. Though the rain might be a bit of an evener.
Knox should beat Trinity. I am not sure whether the wet weather will even things up or favour the Knox forwards, though the main oval at Knox generally stands up well so the rain might not be as much a factor. Trinity will be willing and put on a good show, perhaps even leading at times, but Knox should win at home if they play to their ability.
Whilst I understand your point WLF3, I dont agree with it to be honest. I would be mortified as a player or coach if the opposition"took it easy" on me or a team I coach.I do hope Barker don't rub Aloys noses in it as per past, ie retire 1s players if it is clearly over, as soon as possible, scores way in excess of 50 is only chest beating and proves nothing more then that.
DAS, I understand your point BUT after 50, it IS crowing like a rooster! (great league team BTW).Whilst I understand your point WLF3, I dont agree with it to be honest. I would be mortified as a player or coach if the opposition"took it easy" on me or a team I coach.
If you're a better team, then play like it. It's not encumbered on you to go easy on me, rather it's my job to lift.
However, winning by a huge amount, and then crowing like a rooster about it? Well yes, that sucks for sure.
Yes sure - and I appreciate that point too.DAS, I understand your point BUT after 50, it IS crowing like a rooster! (great league team BTW).
Last 2 games, Barker 96 v Aloys, then Barker 69 v Aloys!
I think at schoolboy level it's a bit different than professional ranks.
I also thinks it looks poor and no one wins, sometimes there are just mismatches and so humility and safety need to kick in.