Stewartry Complete The Double Against Lenzie

After a close game up at Lenzie earlier in the season when Stewartry won 17-7 the Blacks were hoping to complete the double now that they were top of the table.


Lenzie kicked of in brilliant sunshine and Stewartry were awarded a penalty in the first few minutes. Five minutes and a breakaway saw Ty Wilson clear for the first score. John Picken added the points 7-0. Stewartry increased their lead when Stevie Hogg charged through to the try line but was held short and John Picken touched down for the second try but then missed the conversion 12-0. Shortly after Stewartry were penalised for a high tackle which Lenzie kicked 12-3.

Stewartry continued to pressure the Lenzie line with Nicholson, Yates, and Porteous giving Robert Austin the third score 17-3. Stewartry were in command at the scrums and lineouts from Maxwell putting the backs away Wilson, Armstrong and Austin combined to make space for Scott Milligan to score the bonus point fourth try. Picken added the points 24-3. Stewartry front row led by McCulloch were in for a try but it was dissallowed. A head clash for Armstrong off for ten minutes with a very bloody nose. Replaced by Murray Wright
added to the attacking play leading to a scrum push over Rory Porteous claiming the touch down.

Hogg and Nicholson combined just before half time with Nicholson touching down. Half Time 34-3. Stewartry continued to dominate at the restart with Wilson and Picken giving David Maxwell a try. 39-3. Fifty four minutes John Picken led the way with a try and conversion.46-3. Lenzie at last found a way through the Stewartry defence for a try and conversion. Hogg and Carson were over but the try was dissallowed. Nicholson was back in action and showed how to score with Picken adding the points 53-10. Lenzie continued hold their line Hogg stopped short a scrum held up but Porteous scored try number ten and Picken conversion number five. 60-10. Lenzie were to have the final say with a second try with two minutes to go. 60-15. A fast flowing open game was enjoyed by the crowd in the sunny spring conditions before heading to the clubhouse and the Guinness Super Saturday with three internationals to watch.


Stewartry u/16 21 pts Loch Lomond u/16 12pts.
Sunday afternoon saw Stewartry beat Loch Lomond in the Glasgow Plate semi final in a hard fought game with both teams in control at times through out the game .
Stewartry now meet Marr in the Plate final after the Ayrshire team beat West of Scotland 52-7.

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