It wasn't pretty but Carrick continued their good season with a hard fought win away at Waysiders Drumpellier on Saturday.
This was certainly not a match for the rugby purist, as both sides battled for superiority in conditions that resembled a quagmire. In the end, the 8-9 victory came courtesy of the kicking skills of young Conor Wyllie, who nudged over three penalties to edge out the hosts.Read More
This week’s report has been provided by the courtesy of the Irvine match reporter, Dereck Murdoch. Both sides were not at full strength with five of the Irvine side who started last week’s fine win against Kilmarnock unavailable whereas only three of the Carrick side was unavailable.Read More
Any Burns aficionados who had been suffering last Saturday from an excess of usquabae, haggis, neeps and tatties and had decided to clear their heads by following Tam o Shanter’s trail from the Market Bar in auld Ayr’s toon centre to Souter Johnnie’s cottage might have had a few surprises en route.Read More
Saturday’s game was transferred to the milder climes of Maybole from the frozen east of Dunblane and at the interval Coach Brown must have been wondering whether that decision was one of his better ideas. Like the previous week against Waysider's who had taught the home pack a few lessons in rucking, the McLaren forwards were the quicker to the breakdown and secured most of the breakdown ball.Read More
Saturday’s game against Stewartry was the start of the second half of the season. At Castle Douglas an inexperienced Carrick side had been taught a few lessons and effectively outmuscled by the stronger and more experienced home side losing by four tries to nil. Stewartry came to Maybole as one of the top three in the league with an outside chance of promotion. The sub plot to the visit was the close connection between player/coach Muir for the visitors and sometime player/coach Brown for the Rick.Read More
We currently play out of Carrick Academy, which can be found on Kirkoswald Rd in Maybole and compete in West Division 2.
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 7.30-9.00pm. 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.
Wednesday 10th October – Carrick S1/2 and S3/4 V Duncanrig. Both matches at home. S3/4 at school pitch with S1/2 at Minnoch Crescent Pitch. Kick offs at 4.20pm.
Sunday 14th October – Carrick U15 Girls v Hillhead/Jordanhill U15 Girls. Kick off at 1.30 at School Pitch. (Scottish Cup Quarter Finals)
Due to October Holidays there will be no games for the next two Saturday mornings. Enjoy the long lies!!!
Thursday 4th October
Carrick U16 39 – 24 St Josephs College – Scottish Plate 2nd Round – We now play Greenwood away in next round. Information to follow.
It was a perfect day for rugby last Saturday at Academy fields. Cambuslang was the visiting team in the first round of the West Region shield. Although higher placed in the league Coach Brown was hopeful, after the last two week’s victories that his charges would come out on top.
Saturday 6/10/12 - RBS West Regional Shield.
Carrick play Hosts to Cambuslang in the RBS West Regional Shield.
Can all players meet at HQ for 1:30pm.
Saturday 6/10/12 - Carrick 2's play host to Waysiders Drumpelier 2's.
Everyone to meet at HQ for 1:30pm, those going straight to the game be at Rozelle Park - Ayr for no later than 2pm.
Saturday 29th Carrick are away to Marr 3rd VX.
This will be a tough test for Carrick with Marr sitting 2nd in the League.
Everyone to meet at HQ for 1:00pm.
Tomorrows matches against Marr at S1, S2, S3 and S4 level are ON.
Pupils should wear school uniform and meet at 8.30 at HQ. A bus will be provided to transport the boys. Kick Offs are at 10.00am at College Fields, Troon. The bus should return around 12.15.
The 1st XV home match has been cancelled as Marr can not field a side.