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U16/U15 chalk up half century against Glenrothes
Written by Patrick Hadoke   
Monday, 23 March 2015

The packs prepare to scrummage
Kirkcaldy U15/U16 50 Glenrothes 12

Kirkcaldy U15/U16s league season opened back in September with a hard fought and hotly contested game at Glenrothes that the Blues narrowly won with a three point margin. With spring knocking at the door, we welcomed Glenrothes to Beveridge Park expecting another good match.

After their tough cup run Kirkcaldy were in the mood to play some rugby and, following an excellent first half performance, were in the box seat at the break with a 33 point lead. The opening salvoes had Kirkcaldy running at the opposition, and the final flourish was provided by Ewan who showed good strength to go over and score.

U16/U15 lose to Howe in Cup Game
Written by Patrick Hadoke   
Monday, 16 March 2015

Jon makes a tackle
Howe of Fife U16's 31  Kirkcaldy U16's 12

Kirkcaldy U15/ U16’s cup run came to an end with a committed performance in a fine game of rugby at Howe. The effort put into the match by the players is emphasised by the number of injuries; with Cairn (shoulder), Sean (knee), Isaac (leg) and Scott (shoulder) all suffering knocks and Jay having to visit A&E to have a tooth reset and splinted.

The game was closer than the score suggests. Playing down a steep slope in the first half Kirkcaldy started brightly but shipped a score early on when Howe won a penalty and then moved the ball left where the winger outflanked the defence.

Blues swept away after confident start
Written by John Methven   
Saturday, 07 March 2015

Chris Mann making an unavailing second half dash out of defence

Kirkcaldy showed signs in the first quarter that they might have ended their long melancholy losing run against Howe but in the end came off decidedly second.  Careless loss of the ball when in promising positions allied to slow reaction set up Howe for their four second half tries.  The Cupar team undoubtedly, as they have shown so often in recent season, had a fleetness of foot and ability to find open space that their guests could not match

The Blues had responded to an early Howe penalty kicked by Dom Martin with a strong forward push culminating in a try for lock Connor Wood after the home side had survived the concession of three penalties in their five metre zone.  Craig Letham‘s conversion gave the visitors a 7-3 lead.

U16 Struggle in Winter Conditions
Written by Patrick Hadoke   
Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Perthshire 34 Kirkcaldy U16/U15 10

Scott leads an attack with Matt, Mark and Craig in support
Some winter days in Scotland are almost balmy, with warm sunshine, a gentle breeze and a promise of spring in the air. Sunday was not one of those days. Halfway into the match in grey, overcast conditions, on a wet pitch, with snow falling, a cold, waterlogged Kirkcaldy team were struggling to make any headway against strong, well-organised opposition. A try scored just as the half-time whistle sounded left the Blues 24 points behind and with a mountain to climb.

The scene was set right from the start. Craig caught well from the kick off but Perth stripped the ball, recycled and, after a couple of phases, sucked in the Kirkcaldy defence to open the scoring. This set the pattern for the rest of the half, with Kirkcaldy struggling to get out of their own 22. The pack was struggling to hold its own, giving the half-backs a torrid time behind the scrum.

2nd XV v Dundee University Medics in photos
Written by Ken Dunn   
Sunday, 22 February 2015
Photos by Ken Dunn
Blues just fail to keep in touch
Written by John Methven   
Sunday, 22 February 2015

Photos by Ken Dunn

Kirkcaldy started brightly and with only eight minutes played Jamie Moffat had kicked two penalties for a 6-0 lead Musselburgh hardly looked like a team leading the division. Uncertainty in the visitors’ defence gave the Blues territorial advantage and although these penalty chances were kicked at least two try chances should have been improved.

The Musselburgh game slowly came together, initially through scrummaging power but line-out dominance soon followed… Musselburgh stand off Alfonso Horomia placed a penalty into the Blues left corner and with minimum difficulty lock Euan O’Brien was driven over for the first try which Danny Owenson failed to convert.

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This Week's Fixtures

Friday 27th March

Zingari 14 tries Thebans 0 tries

Saturday 28th March

1st XV 15 Hamilton 41

2nd XV 27 Grangemouth 24

Sunday 29th March

U16/U15 v Montrose (a) ko 1pm.

U14/U13 v Falkirk at Beveridge Park ko 12noon

All Wee Blues @ Glenrothes training 10am to 12 noon.

Micro Wee Blues extra training on Saturday 28th March at Beveridge Park 10am – 11am

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League Table

BT National League Division 2

 22 89
Howe of Fife 21 83
 21 81
Falkirk 21 77
Aberdeenshire 20 76
Whitecraigs 19 50
Cartha QP 19 49
Kirkcaldy 20 39
Ardrossan Acad 20 33
Greenock Wands 21 24
Haddington 22 12
Livingston 18 6

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