Trafford MV Rugby travel to Workington this coming weekend as their season comes to a finale. MV will be travelling with a strong side and will be looking to bring home a good result against their relegated opponents.
The season has proved to be a learning curve for MV who, despite strong competitive performances in the early half of the season, struggled to obtain winning results. Losing bonus points proved invaluable as the team just kept their head above water and above the relegation zone.
Fortunes changed in recent weeks as MV won 5 out of their last 6 games to climb to 10th place and see Cumbrian sides Workington, Silloth and Upper Eden take the plunge.
MV will have a better idea of what to expect next season and will be looking to increased fitness and strength to begin with but will also be looking to bring their senior colts through into 1st XV rugby and will be looking to recruit new talent where possible.
As the Rugby season draws to a close cricket takes over the outfield at MV’s MacPherson Park. MV’s cricket season opens this Saturday with the 1st XI playing Pott Shrigley at home from 1.00pm, whilst the 2nd XI play the reverse fixture.
MV have been netting well and are confident ahead of their opening fixture. MV are looking to develop their junior section and are keen to hear from any junior cricket coaches who may be interested in adding their skills to the current coaching set up. Young boys and girls aged 7-12 are invited to Thursday evening cricket coaching at M33 6LR from 6.15pm on Thursday evenings – contact Wilf Dooley on 01942 884542 if interested in playing or coaching cricket at a family friendly local sports club.
Written by Wilf Dooley