A finger buffet was on offer to ball sponsor G &T Security and match sponsor Pickles Agriculture Ltd before the match but it was the cordon blue desert of the match which was the highlight of the day. A feast of eight tries, for the Maybole side, in a demolition of promotion hopefuls Stewartry.Read More
On Saturday Carrick 1st XV hosted Clydebank on a sunny, warm day at Academy Fields. The side were keen to make up for last week’s poor performance and with the return of John Dewar and Gary Thomson Carrick were looking more like the side that defeated Stewartry in their first home game.Read More
We currently play out of Carrick Academy, which can be found on Kirkoswald Rd in Maybole and compete in the BT West League Division 1.
If you are interested in joining us for training you are more than welcome - whether looking for a game or just a bit of fitness, we train at Carrick Academy on Tuesday nights from 7.00 - 9.00pm. Please come to the changing rooms in the Community Wing, and bring along trainers as well as boots as we often train on the astro grass.
Last Saturday Colonel Petesy McNair, an avid Gazette reader, commanding a raiding party of fifteen brave souls travelled to Ardrossan to take the short ferry trip to Arran. It was the Arran annual sevens tournament where winning is just being there.
Carrick hosted Strathaven last Saturday at Maybole. Their players must have travelled with some trepidation as they were hammered by 136 points to 5 earlier in the season.
Carrick travelled to Dunblane, last Saturday to take on the difficult challenge of McLaren. With the Appeals Panel of the SRU overturning the points deduction imposed on Oban for a non fulfilment of a fixture. Carrick now find themselves out of the promotion spot and two points behind Oban.
Carrick returned to competitive rugby last Saturday having had no games since mid December. They were the visitors at Fintry through which the river Endrick flows. Strathendrick rugby is not having their best season and is struggling at the foot of West 2. They were demolished at Maybole at the start of the season but obviously, after Saturday’s performance, have regrouped.
With the chasing pack all losing on Saturday, the top three league frontrunners have a breathing space between themselves and the chasers. Garnock, Oban Lorne and Carrick must now be the favourites for the two promotion spots.
The home of Drumpelier Cricket Club is not the easiest of places to go to play the Waysiders Drumpelier Rugby Club. The last time Carrick visited it was an enormous battle in the mud when Carrick sneaked a victory with the last kick of the game.
Kilmarnock of West 1 were the visitors to Carrick of West 2 in the quarter final of the Regional Shield match on Saturday with the match sponsor being Daily Road Stores, Maybole.