For the only the second time this season, no new names appeared on the team sheet for the 1st XV.
9 games in and we have used 32 players in 1st team shirts this season.
For the second successive match we have conceded a drop goal. We can’t remember the time before when we saw a successful drop kick and now we have two in consecutive games.
Garin Garland was, once again, top scorer on Saturday with 2 penalties and a conversion. He now has 90 points to his name in 8 matches played this season.
Minety maintained their rfecord of scoring at least 1 try in every league match this season.
Dave Cooke’s 4th try in 5 matches makes him 2nd top points scorer for the team with 20 points.
The win on Saturday keeps us in 5th place, 8 points below Warminster and 10 above Melksham.
7 teams, in a league of 12, have scored more points than Minety.
Only 4 teams have conceded fewer points than Minety.
Pewsey Vale’s 95-3 win over Swindon was the 2nd biggest in the league this season. Chippenham’s 111 over Swindon is the biggest.
2nd XV’s are in 6th place, one point below 5th placed Chippenham.
The 2nds are 28 points above the bottom team Devizes and 18 below the top team, unbeaten Corsham.
The 2nds have the 3rd best “Points For / Points Against” record in the league. Only top 2 Corsham and Warminster are better.
The 2nds are averaging 33 points per match whilst conceding on average 17.
Benjamin Disraeli has yet to make an appearance this season for either Minety side.