As you may have read via Saturday's a rugby day, we downed our first opponent (Burnside Rugby Club) on Wednesday by using some amazing backs play and quick possession. The first half was amazing to watch because we were all so excited about how good our team is. I went in at the half and Burnside definitely stepped up their intensity. We ended up on defense for much of the remaining time, but held strong and ended up notching a try in the end with an outside pass to Schmarra. We all felt good about the win, but definitely knew we had to work out some things at practice for our next match.
The next few days were a bit of a blur, as we travelled north for our next match against Manawatu. The bus ride to the ferry was long, but absolutely beautiful. We actually stopped on the way to do some seal-watching and have a bit of a run around. Finally we ended up at the ferry to the north island...to be continued