Archive for May 2016

Taking on the Minis!

The second year Benjis travelled to Brussels for the Boitsfort International Tournament.  Playing in the under 12’s category, the Benjis were up against it; effectively competing against Minis.  The 12-a-side rules, a second row in the scrum, contested line-outs, hand-offs and a kicking game were all new to the BSN players.  Thankfully, Cillian from the…

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Super Turvs win Kruiken Toernooi

What a fantastic day for the Turven’s at the Kruiken Toernooi at Tilburg! They won all their games and there was excellent team spirit in action. Great passing, protecting the ball and plenty of tries made. Below is how the games went: Group games; Turvens 8 – Dukes (2) 0 -WIN Turvens 6 – Breda…

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Too Hot (Hot Damn), Call the Police and the Fireman

Summer is an elusive thing in the Netherlands, but when it arrives, for that one weekend, it does deliver.  BSN travelled to Oisterwijk to play the Moederdag Toernooi in 29 degrees heat and sunshine.  Good job they were playing in their black home and away kit!  With sixteen teams from across the Netherlands, BSN were…

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Simply Red!

After a great but exhausting weekend of rugby at Chichester, the Kika Rugby Tournament now seemed like a bad idea, given the impending Moederdag Tournament on Sunday. Short on players, I contacted the Gouda’s head coach; Nick, recruiting Nick’s son Jack and teammate Mik to make a squad. Amstelveense RC was hosting its 4th Kika…

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Watch Out Chichester!

BSN travelled to England for the Chichester International Mini Rugby Tournament to play the finest teams in the South-East. The rugby tournament rules were different to those in the Netherlands, but the Benjis and Turvens fielded BSN teams in the U9s and U11s age groups, as well as supplying players to English U7 and U12 teams.…

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