Champions Stewartry Win Final Against Cumbernauld

On a pouring wet cold Saturday ( 18 February 2017)  afternoon a large crowd saw another victory at fortress Greenlaw, Castle Douglas for the BT West Division Two champions Stewartry.  The away team Cumbernauld applauded Stewartry onto the pitch as the champions were about to play their final game in BT West Division Two for season 2016-17. 

STEWARTRY 62pts Cumbernauld 8pts.

A large crowd had arrived at Greenlaw to support the Blacks as they went for an unbeaten home record in the league since season 1992-93  put Picken in for the first try when they won National Division Four. Tom Clark the captain.

Cumbernauld kicked off but it was Stewartry who took an early lead when Smith and Porteous putting Picken in for the first try. Mosey converted. Three minutes later Picken scored his second try this time set up by Mosey and Porteous.

Cumbernauld hit back with a penalty score in fourteen minutes. Midway through the half Stewartry won their scrum Picken fed Mosey who drifted in for the third try. Ten minutes later it was Milligan who scored the fourth bonus point try. Stewartry continued to entertain the large crowd with Austin and Mosey adding another seven points before half time 29-3.

A number of substitutions in the second half strengthened Stewartry who added three further tries from Kerr, Carson and Austin, Mosey converting two. ninth and Cumbernauld continued to make chances and on loan Stewartry’s Hogg scored their only try which well applauded by the home fans.

More Stewartry changes gave the Blacks a final boost as Mosey and Carson added the ninth and tenth tries and Mosey finishing with six conversions giving him a seasons total of 194 of Stewartry’s league total of 616 points total.

Adam Gray Glasgow South Regional Leagues representative presented Stewartry Captain Rory Porteous with the BT West Division Two trophy at the end of the game.

Picture Credit Bill Tyre

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