Weekly Update 15 – 15th March 2014

The final part of the rugby season is upon us. The club has fared well having obtained 2 cup finals and currently placing first in most competitions.

Latest tables and standings can be found on the MRFU website

RESULTS FOR 08.03.2014 AND CURRENT STANDINGS

Mens Cisk League – 1st Division:

  • Swieqi Overseas A v Kavallieri: 32 – 12

A copy of the article on the game written by Mike Turner is attached.

Mens Mediterranean Bank Cup – 2nd Division:

  • Swieqi Overseas B v Gozo Bulls: 15 – 5

Women’s Sevens:

  • Sliema Stompers v Swieqi Overseas: 20 – 5
  • Falcons v Swieqi Overseas: 31 – 0
  • Swieqi Overseas v Valletta: 15 – 0

 

So where do we stand as a club in the competitions?

In the Med Bank CUP – The Mens First and Second division squads have reached the cup finals which will both be played on the 26th of April.

In the Cisk League – the Mens First division squad has 2 games remaining (15th March and 19th April) which must both be won to win the competition. The Second Division squad needs to win one more game on the 22nd March to win the competition, otherwise there will be a playoff versus the Gladiators.

In Sevens – The Mens team is currently placed first and needs to come in fourth place to win the title. The final day of the Sevens series is 25th May.

The Ladies side is currently mid table and improving weekly providing a good challenge to much stronger sides.

NEXT FIXTURES – SATURDAY 15th MARCH

All games played at Marsa Sports Complex, Free Entrance.

Women’s VIIs – No games this weekend

MENS CISK League – Third Round

  • 13:00: Sliema Stompers A v Swieqi Overseas A

MENS Mediterranean Bank Cup 2nd Division

  • 13:00: Swieqi Overseas B v Saracens

 

The 15 March will also see our St Patrick’s day/Guinness event.

MALTA NATIONAL TEAM

The Maltese National Rugby team led by Damian Neil will be facing Holland on the 5th April (HOME) and Switzerland on the 12th April (AWAY). Malta is currently placed 43rd in the IRB rankings, Holland 31st and Switzerland 39th.

Please support the national team and come down on the 5th of April to the Hibs Ground. Gagliardi provides elegant Malta Rugby branded rugby polos and other clothing

Show your support for the national team with MRFU merchandise

 

OTHER INFO

If you would like to see films or snippets of the rugby games please follow the television programme ‘Ruggers‘.

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