Last night saw week seven of the Wakefield Wildcats Touch Rugby leagues take place. The leagues, in partnership with ‘Health Means Buisness’, have firmly taken shape and the teams proving to be favourites to take the 2 league titles look like ‘Card Factory Blue’s’ for the Social ‘B’ division and ‘The Cobra Kai’s’ (pictured) – the only team to remain unbeaten so far – for the Social ‘A’ division.
Last night threw up some interesting ties with the most noteable being the final match on pitch 2 where ‘Card Factory Green’s’ picked up their first league points of the season against ‘All Black Raiders’ – much to the delight of their now customary band of supporters in the stands. Elsewhere ‘Pie Munchers’ won the second ‘Pie-Off’ when they completed the double over ‘Less Pies, More Tries’ with a narrow 4 – 2 victory.
Next week will see the league played under floodlights as the dark nights begin to draw in. With three weeks remaining it is up to the rest of the sides to try and catch the league leaders at this point. The two teams most likely to cause an upset are ‘Double D’s’ in Social ‘B’ and ‘Past Players’ in Social ‘A’ however the fate of the leagues lie very much in the league leaders hands as only defeats in the final rounds will hand the top spot over to the chasing teams.
Below are the league standings after last night:
|3||Belle Vue Cons||7||4||3||0||35||46||-11||8|
|1||Card Factory Blue||7||6||1||0||52||33||19||12|
|3||All Black Raiders||7||4||3||0||42||38||4||8|
|5||Less Pies, More tries||7||2||5||1||37||42||-5||5|
|6||Card Factory Green||7||1||6||0||38||49||-11||2|
The final week of the league system is to be played on Wednesday 29th September but the touch rugby doesn’t finish there. The following week is the return of the popular ‘Challenge Cup’ as all 12 teams will be pitted together into either the Cup or the Plate in knock-out rugby to be crowned Challenge Cup Winners 2010.