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Ross Sutherland should not be caught cold against Moray


By Andrew Henderson


Ross Sutherland should not suffer from any rustiness on their Caledonia North Two return against Moray this Saturday after picking up a last-minute friendly match last weekend.

Ross Sutherland's friendly with HMS Prince of Wales ended in a 20-20 draw. Picture: Peter Carson
Ross Sutherland's friendly with HMS Prince of Wales ended in a 20-20 draw. Picture: Peter Carson

The Stags have not played since their opening-day 35–7 defeat to Highland 2nd XV on September 14.

Since then they were forced to postpone a match against Aberdeenshire and then could sit back as league action took a two-week break.

Opponents Moray were in competitive action against Aberdeen University last weekend in the Caledonia North bowl, but Stags head coach John Mann thinks facing HMS Prince of Wales in a 20-20 draw has kept his players just as fresh.

“We were lucky enough to pick up a friendly last week which helped,” he said.

“It means boys aren’t as rusty as they should be going into this week. It was a decent run out, and overall the break has been good."

Read more in today's North Star.



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