Girls On Top!Despite the threat of a soaking from the
leaden skies, a healthy crowd turned out to watch Blandford Rugby Clubs
charity fund raising fixture between the men and the legendary Raggy Dolls
ladies side. It has become an annual event, allowing us to raise money
for local causes. Said organizer Sylvia Fife. This year around
£700 has been raised for the Larksmead Parent and Toddler Group,
specifically to purchase play tables for this volunteer organization.
After several weeks of intensive training under the watchful eye of coach Kev
Robbins, the ladies put on a glittering display of running rugby against a
eclectic mix of Blandfords finest men. With referee Hugh Thomas applying a
rather looser interpretation of the rules, and the boys hampered by the
traditional wellies and dresses uniform the girls ran out clear 55
24 winners, with a stunning hat trick of tries from Natalie Paul, two
each from Julie Jones and Leanie Haim and one from Nikki Bryers and Jo Wilde.
Katie Haim putting her footballing skills to great effect to kick five
conversions. It was a real fun occasion for all involved Said Boys
manager Angus Rodgers. All the ladies played with terrific enthusiasm and
no small level of skill, and the lads who took part made sure the spirit was
fantastic. It was a great way to do some good for the local community.
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