It was almost two years ago to the day and on a similar perfect day for running rugby that Lenzie destroyed a very inexperienced young Carrick side. That year Lenzie was promoted to West 1 but Carrick’s young team recovered from that poor start and managed to finish a creditable fifth.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.
After a tremendous first session of rugby, the team would have a tough first test in the new session. Although this match was by definition a friendly, the events two weeks before in cup tie, meant this game would be anything but.
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.
It was a grey dreich day with rain threatening at Cumbernauld on Saturday and that about sums up Carrick’s performance. The faithful ‘Rick support, on the touchline, was put through misery as their team stuttered its way through an error strewn game with the possibility that the game could be lost.
Saturday was a clash of the top four in the league. Top team, Garnock were away to second top, Oban, whilst fourth top, Carrick, were at home to third top, Cambuslang.
Saturday’s match at Lochshore, Kilbirnie, was a clash between the top two teams in the West Regional second division. It was a match which produced, at times, a quality of rugby which could have been displayed at much higher level in Scottish rugby.
With the school field looking immaculate and the photographer in attendance the ‘Rick’ were up for the challenge ahead as they looked sharp during the warm-up.
Lomond High School’s big pack dominated the majority of the first half play, using their large forwards and powerful centre to some great effect.