(D2) HURT and the (D3) Henchmen rugby squad traveled up I-45 to battle their new-founded rivals. Thank you to the Woodlands for hosting a hard-hitting doubleheader. We look forward to our rematch scheduled in Houston on April 23rd.
HURT and the Henchmen remain the only undefeated teams in their respective south divisions. Next match is the Henchmen vs. the Bay Area Rugby Club in La Porte, TX on February 13th.
(4-0) HURT 52, The Woodlands 17
TRIES: Andrew Haskell (3), Dennis Walker (2), Gareth Gibson, Tyler Jurney, Matthew Mechtly
CONVERSIONS: Tyler Jurney (5/8)
Man of the Match: Dennis Walker
(5-0) Henchmen 24, The Woodlands 0
TRIES: Derek Chaplin, Richard Sigala, Scott Thompson, Tito Bautista
CONVERSIONS: Scott Thompson (2/4)
Man of the Match: Scott Thompson
As a mark of respect, HURT and the Henchmen wore gold armbands on Saturday in memory of former Woodlands and Kwaggas flanker, Tiaan Brand, who passed away earlier this month. Rest in peace, mate.
FINAL SCORE: (3-0) HURT 36, San Antonio 3
TRIES: Stephen Brown, Binh Bui, Gareth Gibson, Keegan Mukabana, Olly Laseinde
CONVERSIONS: Tyler Jurney (4/5)
PENALTY KICKS: Tyler Jurney (1/2)
MAN OF THE MATCH: Binh Bui
HURT 8-man, Mike Wong, climbs high to secure line-out ball for another attacking raid on the way to a 36-3 win in sloppy conditions.
FINAL SCORE: (4-0) Henchmen 68, Galveston 0 (28-0 played forfeit points)
TRIES: John Smith (2), Jonathan Hibbs (2), Scott Thompson (2), Juan Fer Nada, Fernando Sanchez, Jonathan Schnacke, Richard Sigala, Chip Price, Grant Wilkie
CONVERSIONS: Scott Thompson (3), William Shaw (1)
MAN OF THE MATCH: Tito Bautista
Henchmen scrum half, Fernando Sanchez, sends it wide in Saturday’s win over Galveston RFC as his forwards, Manuel Pitts and Simon Tito Bautista, provide security to the ruck.