The fight for the Shield was on when Unicorn Bookstore Unicorns of Doom took on Pampered Paws Reef Rovers with a close first half but Unicorns managed to power over with a speedy 6 points by Claire Winchester. The Unicorns left their doom of 18-11 on the Rovers.
BCQS Jolly Ranchers dominated the first half with 7 – 0 against the Coast Red Mist, Emma Parlee put them in the lead with the first three points on the scoreboard. Though the Mist came back in the second half even after tries from Sebastian, Ella and Bobby the final score left the Mist defeated by the regnant Ranchers 11-5.
The Alexandra Resort Tipsy Turtles took on the BCB Wahoo’s with a strong first half, Vanessa Joseph with a sneaky try kept the score close with the Wahoo’s only up 1 point at half time. The Wahoo’s ladies stepped up adding 9 points to the scoreboard despite good defense by the Turtles. The Wahoo’s won this battle of the sea with a final score of 15-5.
The undefeated Le Bouchon Nuff Said were matched up against the Meridian Marauders in the Cup Final. It was the crafty kiwi Gareth Butler who put Meridian ahead with his first two tries giving his team a 4 point lead. Nuff said retaliated with some single point tries from Miguel Malcolm and Darren Bidden. Meridian offense worked the ball from sideline to sideline creating room for twinkle toes Tyrese Taylor to cross the try line 4 times for his tetrisis. Nuff said remained motivated and narrowed the lead with tries from Wesley, LJ and Blair. The Meridian women played tight D and held the Nuff Said Ladies off the scoreboard for the first time this season! The last play of the match saw Hendriks Joseph beat his opposite number to score and cap the Meridian Victory with a final score of 11-9.
After nine weeks and 584 tries from 96 players, here is the top 20 of the final top point scorer table for the 2017 Carlisle Supplies Spring Tag League, congratulations to all and see you on the field for the Autumn edition in September!
|Augustine Modeste||Reef Rovers||23||46|
|Cara Buddle||Nuff Said||15||45|
|Dan Willis||Red Mist||21||42|
|Cesca Peirce||Nuff Said||12||36|
|Claire Winchester||Unicorns of Doom||11||33|
|Simon Taylor||Jolly Ranchers||15||30|
|Mark Francis||Unicorns of Doom||15||30|
|Paul Slattery||Tipsy Turtles||9||27|
|Tiffany Modeste||Reef Rovers||8||24|
|James Murphy||Unicorns of Doom||11||22|
|David O’Connell||Red Mist||7||21|
|Wesly Chery||Nuff Said||19||19|
|Michael Williams||Jolly Ranchers||18||18|
|Ella O’Connell||Red Mist||6||18|