Match Reports are written immediately after the game and are a representaion of what happened on and off the field. Other information such as players, reserves, points and scorers are also included along with previous game reports from matches against that team with photographs and videos if available.
KNICK KNACK PADDY WHACK, GIVE THIS KEITH A BONE, THIS OLD KEITH CAME ROLLING HOME.
Not sure if it's because there's a lot of New Boys in the team this year, or because Old Coves are realising that we need to start switching on, but Keith seem to be filling up the changing sheds an awful lot earlier than previously. It's good, but making me nervous that I've missed something of importance. I'm sure I'll figure it out soon.
What does need to be figured out is the "What's going on with the scrums?" question. We were knocked around a bit. If it was by experience and technique, we can counter it, but if it was by having a front row not large enough, then I'm unsure where we went wrong, because our front row is of the huge variety. I'm sure Chief will sort something out at training.
In the distant past, our lineouts were won by Pieman on a very regular basis, and in 2014, they were won by Paddy. With the departure of him, Pieman has shown he can still jump (assisted) and do what's necessary. Oh, and Muncher was doing something in the lineout too, but he didn't just celebrate 175 Keith games like Simon just did. Well done that man.
The backline seemed almost as it always has been. Composed, poised and like a coiled spring ready to unwind at blindingly fast speeds. Until things went a tad pear shaped. From a points perspective, the only bright spot was Dick's runaway try, but if you looked carefully, there were some good solid runs, break out and tackles. Webby had a huge hit on an unsuspecting former Indian Dairy robber but Chester's absolute demolition of someone three times the size and weight of the little 45kg yarpie was a joyous sight to behold indeed. He can rightly regale audiences on that tackle well into his dotage. Sadly, I didn't get either in photographs or videos.
It was somewhat disconcerting however, to see so many Keiths come off the field with serious injuries over and above the usual knocks and "Jesus I need a beer" breaks. Webby's ankle, Steve's orbital bone, Damien's ummmm, fatness - fitness whatever it was plus Rob's possible concussion. That at least was solved by having Muncher there to administer the concussion test because his wife's a gynecologist. Good thing he married her and knew what to do.
Being down at half time, then with good skills, coming back to level the scores, a win was in our grasp. Two quick and dare I say it, dirty tries to Suburbs didn't give us time to come back and top off the scoring with a win. We did win some free drinks from the local Somali Church who tried to prosthelytize us so that made up for it.
Speaking of free drinks, 36 free bottles of beer divided by the 11 Keith who showed up at the clubrooms is not a good statistic, unless you were there drinking the free drink. Where the fuck were you?
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Incorporated  29th March 2004 Secretary - John McKEAGE
Affiliated with Christchurch High School Old Boys' RFC (Incorporated  19th October 1960) Secretary - Geoff FALLOON
CLUBROOMS & PLAYING FIELDS
The H.S.O.B. RFC Clubrooms are located at 10 Riccarton Avenue with changing rooms at 5 Ayr Street. Playing and Training Fields at Bob Deans Fields, North Hagley Park and Training Fields at South Hagley Park
Head / Forward Coach - Phil KEARNS Back Coache - Cal DALL
Manager - Peter HADDOCK Keith At Large - Steve JONES Financial Controller - Kristen CURRIE Clothing Officer - Damien BREEN
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Committee - Isaac ARAPAI, Damien BREEN, Kristen CURRIE, Cal DALL, Peter HADDOCK, Bruce HALLINAN, Steve JONES, Phil KEARNS, John McKEAGE, Bevan WEBB, Kevin WILLIAMS