20 June 2004Blue Mountains Rugby travelled to Epping last week coming away with just the two wins. The Lapstone Hotel First XV went down to a spirited Epping side by 23-13. Epping scored 3 tries in the first quarter; none coverted - winger Ross Kerkham showing his exceptional pace by charging down one of the conversion attempts.A penalty goal to Dave Twomey had the score 15-3 at the break. The Blues were first on the scoreboard in the second half with a good try from man of the match Danial McSpadden after an Epping mistake. A further try to skipper Dave Twomey closed the gap to just 5 points and the Blues were back in the game. However a late try to Epping sealed their victory. Best & Fairest: Danial McSpadden (3 points); Dean Hekke(2); Ben Smith(1); Player's Player: Danial McSpadden. Second Grade continued on its winning way with a comfortable 18-5 win. Try scorers were Matt Nelson & Pat O'Heir with James Ritchie contributing 8 points with the boot. Best & Fairest: Matt Nelson (3); Peter Dixon & Pat O'Heir (2); Lindsay Smith (1); Player's Player: James Brownlee. Third Grade went down by 18-5 with a try to winger Aaron Parnell. Epping led 15-0 at the break but the Blues were far superior in the second half. Best & fairest: Chris Hill (3); Josh Lewis (2); Chris Hand (1); Player's Player: Warren Lysaght. Fourth Grade ran out winners by 16-8 with tries to Lindsay Smith & Morvin Edwards. Mick Down contributing 6 points with the boot. Best & Fairest: Travis Seagar (3); Morvin Edwards (2); Dave Todd (1); Player's Player: Travis Seagar. The Junior Blues, despite a spirited second half went down to Epping by 24-21. Best & fairest: Josh Grant (3); Jake Baker (2); Ben Dorrell & Liam Winton (1 each); Player's Player: Liam Winton. Next week the Blues are back home at Lapstone hosting Barker Old Boys.
Mosman 26.6.2021 All Matches Postponed