Author: SRU

Championship Final

SCC TANKARDS WIN CONCLUDES A MEMORABLE SEASON FOR ALL The SCC Tankards concluded the SRU League Season for both Premiership and Championship divisions with a 28 -18 win over a spirited Bedok Kings 2nd XV on Saturday 31st March. It was the Tankards 18th win in 20 years, with their participation in the Premiership division for 2 years the reason for the absence of wins, and completed a memorable double achievement for the SCC Rugby Section. The game kicked off in scorching conditions, with the SCC Tankards fielding a hugely experienced lineup that included a mix of former and...

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B Division Finals

The 2018 National ‘B’ Division Rugby Championship final was played on 28th March between arch-rivals Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) and St. Andrews Secondary School in front of a packed Queenstown Stadium, and what a nail-biter it was! The Saints started the match on the front foot, dominating early possession and working their way into the ACS half early on. An excellent line-break down the left flank from Saint’s talismanic centre Umar bin Mohammed Sha’ari almost resulted in an early try for the boys in blue and white, but a determined ACS cover defence put in a last ditch tackle to...

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SEMI REVIEW 2 – TANKARDS REVENGE

The second semi-final of the day saw Bucks take on Tankards.  Within the 1st minute of the kick off, Bucks secured a penalty inside Tankards’ half, which was effortlessly slotted home by flyhalf Luca Mignot to lead by 3 points. With less than 5 minutes on the clock, Bucks lost prop Justin Tiljaard with a major injury, and that stoppage seemed to spur the Tankards on, with inside centre Sidney Kumar breaking through and releasing winger Jay-Hykel to score under the post to edge past Bucks 7 – 3. By now, ex national team centre Sidney Kumar has shown...

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SEMI REVIEW 1 – KINGS UP!

The SRU League Championships reached the business end of the season on 24th March with the semi finals played on a wet and humid Queenstown Stadium pitch. Bedok Kings RFC 2nd (“Kings”) took on Wanderers RFC Gents (“Wanderers”) in the 1st semi-final of the day and the second semi finals saw Bucks RFC 2nd (“Bucks”) take on SCC Tankards (“Tankards”). Right from the kick off, Wanderers grabbed the initiative and was attacking from the outset. The initial flurry saw a series of knock on and penalties committed, with the King’s a man down after an intentional knock on sin...

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Two is better than one!

After 4 months of exactly a hundred matches played, we are finally at the knockout stages of the National Men’s Championship 17/18. On the 24th of March 2018, at 5pm, top of the league Wanderers RFC 1st will be battling it out with 4th place Bedok Kings RFC 2nd. While at 7pm, the 2nd semi-final will be played out between 2nd place Bucks RFC 2nd and 3rd place SCC Tankards. This has got to be one of the tightest top 4 Championship race in history. All 4 teams are level on the number of wins/losses with only bonus points...

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