We lost out on our first cup match but frankly that wasn’t a surprise with our opposition and the team we go out. Since then we’re two for two in the league and we’re putting out a good team this weekend for the Vase match.
A bigger concern is our 2s team. We’re struggling at the moment with getting regular players to engage. We’ve had a single 2s match so far and had to pad that out with 1s players to get numbers and to give some returning players game time. A win but probably not a sustainable one.
It’s all started pretty well considering the state of the end of last season. We’ve lost no players and gained a few with some real talent over the off-season so we’ve had a great start. Currently two wins from two matches. Sadly I missed the first (38-22) but we had the second match on Saturday. I was very pleased with the performance with some positive, straight running and decent clearing out. We won 68-0 so we were not challenged as hard as I’d like. Attacking it was great, defence was a bit shambolic but didn’t really need testing so we’ll see next week. Shifting the point of attack was a great success so we’ll keep that in.
I just seem to be running out of time to do any at the moment. Went out this morning before work and had a blast. I do enjoy it and I reckon that (like most things) more practice equals more enjoyment. The target before the end of summer was to learn to slide. Not achieved so I will have to do my best to sort in the next couple of months. No great time pressure on it, just want to know that I can do it.
Really suffering today. Flew back from the U.S. on Sunday, landing Monday and I’m still feeling a bit crap today. The trip was great – getting vows renewed at a Vegas wedding chapel by Elvis was cheesy but thoroughly enjoyable – but an extra 24 hours in Houston after missing a connecting flight really screwed up my timings I think.
Did a bit of shooting, saw some sights (Bryce Canyon) and saw some cool places. San Francisco, Santa Cruz, Monterey, Morro Bay, Santa Monica, Venice Beach, Malibu, Las Vegas.