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.
Saturday 22/09/12, Carrick 2nd XV play hosts to Ardrossan 2nd XV.
Ardrossan are sitting top of the table with 2 wins out of 2, should be a good game.
Saturdays games at Wellington are ON.
Due to the holiday weekend we will be fielding two sides, S1/S2 and S3/S4.
The meeting time at HQ is 8:30am with us hoping to return at 11:30am.
I am delighted to announce that Carrick RFC mini section has been successful in its application for £8,000 from the National Lottery Awards for All programme.
This grant will allow all costs of the section to be covered in terms of transport, pitch hires, equipment and playing kit.
Well done to Head Coach, Gordon Brown and everyone who helped make this happen.
Our Development officer and one of our Modern Apprentices have started a mini rugby section at Carrick RFC on a Sunday morning. 18 youngsters turned up and registered.
Saturday 15/09/12, Carrick 2nd XV travel to Lenzie 2nd XV in their first league match this season.
Everyone to meet at HQ for 12:45pm. Kick off at 3:00pm.
Saturday 08/09/12, Carrick 2nd XV travel to Clydesdale 1st XV after a call off by Whitecraig Rhino's.
Everyone to meet at HQ for 12:45pm. Kick off at 3:00pm