U18 Slovakia vs Israel – 10 : 10

So close to win, so close to loose.

The shock between Slovakia and Israel shows an amazing suspense, finishing with a same score 10:10.

The first half was in favor of Slovakia, by mastering all sectors of rugby. Scrum was better than before, and Israel with a lighter pack couldn’t resist, even on their introduction. The line out was pretty good, our backs made good choices with long kicks for playing in the Israel’s side. Leading by 10 : 5 at the pause, we knew it would be a real challenge to keep the leadership of the match.

The second half was clearly mastered by Israel, while Slovakia resisted in their 40m. Scoring a second try, which could be contested by a forward pass, Israel went back at the same level 10:10 with few minutes remaining. Tribunes was at the sound of Slovakia, as we can hear supporters to chant ”Slovakia, Slovakia, Slovakia”. This 16th man helps us to counter all the loads with very tonic Israelian players.

It’s a very positive result for U18 Slovakia, and we are now looking forward the next match against Malta to may be get our first victory of this tournament.

Charles – assistant coach for Slovakia U18

 

facebook-logo

Rugby XV U18 Slovakia vs Israel – Pictures

dailymotion-banner

Rugby XV U18 Slovakia vs Israel Highlights

Rugby XV U18 Slovakia vs Israel Full match

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s