This is a BIG weekend for the Club with more than an element of Cup Fever around.
The 1st XI welcome Cranleigh FC of the Surrey Intermediate (Western) League to Poplar Road for the Semi Final of the County Cup. Kick Off is at 2.30pm.
The 2nd XI are Away to Woodmansterne Hyde FC in the League (we are awaiting the details in the absence of our Fixture Secretary).
The 3rd XI have a weekend off.
The 4th XI also have a Cup Semi Final as they Travel to table topping Old Isleworthians in the Teck Junior Cup Semi Final hoping to beat the odds against strong opposition. The Venue is 24a Wood Lane, TW7 5ED. With International Rugby at Twickenham all players and supporters are reminded to allow significant extra travel time.
On Sunday the Vets are Away to Burlington Vets, Details TBC.
Best wishes to all of the Ruts Teams this coming Weekend.
The 1st XI welcome Cranleigh FC to Poplar Road next Saturday for the County Cup match. All Support Welcome! Full details of next weeks fixtures to follow.
Vets had a well earned 4-1 win at poplar road today v Molesey fc vets ,while being the dominant side first half we only held a 1-0 h//t lead through a billy finnis strike ,with multiple chances being missed ,second half molesey equalised from a swerving 30yd shot which flew past ed reynolds the stand in 2nd half keeper.but the younger quicker ruts vets alongside the expierenced quality playmaker wes reid in centre midfield soon regained control of the game and finished molesey off with a steve berry brace and another for billy finnis ,good performance and result after few weeks with no game and thanks to those who stepped up to help us out today.
The 1st XI’s match at home to West Fulham FC was the only one to survive the weather, although their performance overall was under par, with a few passengers being carried, as noted by Manager Nick Raggett, who brought himself off the bench to try and invigorate his team late in the second half.
The visitors took the lead with a great strike midway through the first half and were reduced to 10 men around the 30 minute mark, which left them with an hour to play with a man short. However, in truth and fairness they played incredibly well and most people would not have noticed their deficit.
Duncan Fraser levelled with a trademark header on the cusp of half time and that was the way it remained, making the final score 1 – 1. The match was feisty at times although quite rightly it was hand shakes all around at the end.
Best wishes to the Vets and Junior teams tomorrow.
The 1st XI are at Home to West Fulham FC at Poplar Road. Kick Off is at 2.30pm. NB: THE DRESSING ROOMS WILL BE CONGESTED, as the Rugby Sections Charity Day involves 2 x Senior Matches back to back and Junior Games on the Football Pitch before our Match.
The 2nd XI = NO GAME.
The 3rd XI Match versus Old Plymouthians Res is OFF as the opposition are unable to field a team.
The 4th XI are at Home to Darkside FC. Venue: Tudor Drive, Morden, SM4 4PN. Kick Off is at 2.00pm.
On Sunday the Vets are at Home to Molesey Vets FC. Kick Off is at 10.30am.
Best wishes to all of the Ruts teams this coming weekend.
Thanks to the Beast from the East. All games are anticipated to being OFF. Awaiting official confirmation on a couple of them.
The 1st XI Match at Home is OFF.
The 2nd XI are due to be Away to Woodmansterne Hyde FC. Venue: Woodmansterne Sports Club, Woodmansterne Street, SM7 3NH, Kick Off is at 2.00pm.
The 3rd XI are due to be Away to Trinity AFC. Venue: Trinity Mid Whitgiftian Assoc, Lime Meadow Avenue, Sanderstead CR2 9AS. Kick Off is at 2.00pm.
The 4th XI Match at Home is OFF.
On Sunday the Vets are due to be at Home to Raynes Park Vale Vets. Kick Off is at 10.30am. This match is rated as very doubtful, by the doubtful selection Committee.
All of the Junior Ruts Teams Games are already confirmed as being OFF.