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The Cubs Come Good in Hilversum

No complaints about the weather. No complaints about the performance.  The BSN-Te Werve Cubs travelled to Hilversum to play out a 41-22 win in the sunshine, in what was their best team performance of the season. The first half fluctuated. BSN were the better side, but conceded first and found themselves 12-10 down mid way…

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Cubs Come Back in Home Win

On a wet and windy morning, BSN-Te Werve played out a close game against Haarlem. After being second best in the first half, BSN increased their intensity in the last 15 minutes of the second half, scoring two tries to close out at 19-10 win. BSN had started the first half well. From a scrum,…

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Tough rucking in Breda

The BSN-Te Werve Cubs edged a close away encounter with Breda, scoring one try in each half for a 10-5 win. Breda had the best of the first half, showing more intensity in the rucks. After ten minutes, a line on the left went across to the wing right, where the BSN winger, Duncan was…

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Opening Day Win for the Cubs

The BSN-Te Werve Cubs started the rugby season, with a home game against HRC. After heavy overnight rains, the sun broke through and BSN played out a well-contested 24-5 win. With new players coming in from, including those from the last years’ BSN Minis; it was a good performance, where BSN started both halves well,…

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The Nationals

Saturday was the National championships in Delft. BSN Minis qualified as runners up in the Districts to take their place against fifteen other teams from across the Netherlands.  HRC and Castricum were favourites and they went on to contest the final, after HRC narrowly edged BSN out in the semi finals.  But BSN played well, winning…

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Burger Kings

It was Easter Sunday, which meant the annual Hilversum International Tournament.  BSN Minis played four 20 minute games stretched out over five hours. The pacing of the games was just as well, with five burgers for each player and enough chocolate eggs to open a sweet shop; time was needed for (food) recovery. BSN were…

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Minis Qualify for Nationals, but Tough in the Districts Final

Saturday was Minis Districts day at HRC with 13 teams from Zuid Holland competing for the District championship and qualification for the Nationals. BSN cruised through the group stage and semi-finals, with wins against HRC2, Hermes and DIOK, but couldn’t find a way past the cream of HRC in the final. After posting 22 tries…

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It’s going to be only BSN first. BSN first

We were so glad to be back at BSN. Very special and important games against HRC, Delft and the Bassets. These are teams that we like and respect very much. But, we played the best rugby. Nobody played better rugby than us, believe me; and we played it so simply. We played great rugby, in…

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Ending on a High

The BSN Minis closed out the year with three fine wins at DIOK on Saturday.  With the floodlights on to fight the gloom, BSN played DIOK, HRC2 and Rotterdam, winning 5-0, 4-2 and 6-0.  The play by the forwards was the highlight, with dominant scrummaging throughout and one of the forwards, David, took home the…

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Friendlies in the Mist

With the cloud starting at ground level, the Minis travelled to Sasenheim for matches against the home team, RC Bassets, and RC DIOK Leiden. Although we had promised to bring two sides, a shortage in numbers meant that we had one side to play as BSN A and BSN B. This resulted in the Minis…

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