THE Dalziel Dragons were visited on Saturday by Greenock Wanderers.
The Dragons P4 sides put in a stellar performance to notch up two resounding victories in a double-header against Greenock. With solid tackling combining with good attacking play, the Motherwell lads proved too strong for the visitors in both games, with tries by Aiden Beggs, James MacIntosh, Jack Gemmell, Aiden O’Neil, Ross Duguid, Scott Reid and Cole.
Both of the P5 matches between the visitors and the Dragons were high- scoring games. In the first, Greenock were 3-0 up before the home side replied with scores from Owen Jeffries (2) and Benjamin.
It was Greenock who went in 6-3 ahead but the home side stormed back thanks to scores from Jamie Lang, Bradley Palmer, Andrew Findlay and two more from Jeffries although Greenock prevailed 11-8. The second game saw Dragons get their revenge as they upped their defensive effort. Jeffries scored four tries and Jamie Lang netted a double which saw them start the second half 6-1 ahead.
Greenock pulled a couple back early in the second half but another three tries from Jeffries and one apiece for Findlay and Lang saw Dalziel win 11-5.
The P6 side also played two games against the Wanderers. Ruaridh Waddell opened the scoring but the visitors hit back with a well worked try of their own despite great tackling by Cameron Watson. Abigail Quinn set up Ruaridh Waddell for a second. Quinn and Declan O’Shea (2) scored in the second half but the visitors claimed a narrow 6-5 success.
In the second game Dalziel gained revenge with a 5-4 win.
Their tries came from Ruaridh Waddell, Cameron Watson (3) and Scott Clark.