Entries by Matt Thompson

Off to a flying start at the Crowtrees

A sunny day on the new AGP welcomed Vale of Lune to the Crowtrees. A healthy crowd was there to cheer on the lads as well as a great away support for The Vale. Blaydon got off to a flying start with scores from Dan Marshall, Nathan Bailey, Jack Appleton and David Lyall. All the […]

Off to a flying start

We welcomed Vale of Lune for the opening day of the season, on our brand new AGP and it was noticable that the Blaydon lads were chomping at the bit to get there season underway and show what they are capable of after a very hard preseason. The conditions were perfect for running rugby and […]

Derby Day at Tynedale

No better way to finish off a hard pre season than a very competitive tough game at our rivals Tynedale. Blaydon once again set off at a fast pace going into a 10 – 0 lead with another well worked try by Jack Appleton and for the 2nd Alex Clarke running a lovely line for […]

Honours even for the Baggett Cup

A strong Blaydon squad of 25 players went to Wharfedale to compete for the Baggett Cup. Blaydon set off at the usual high tempo scoring 2 wonderful tries, including a peach of a team effort finished off by Jack Appleton. Dale came back in there usual aggressive way displaying a great power performance from there […]

Competitive run out at the Boro

Blaydon took a large , strong squad down for there first run out of the season to Middlesborough who are coached by Blaydon stalwart Andrew Baggett. DoR Matt Thompson was looking forward to seeing on show a few new faces and a few old ones returning from injury. A freak collision during the warm up […]