THERE were fireworks on Saturday, November 5 at the Fernando Hierro stadium in Velez-Malaga when  Axarquia Rugby Under-17s put on an impressive display of running rugby and skillful ball handling.

They  defeated their league opponents Bahia 89 from Cadiz province, by 29-5 points earning themselves four points for the win and an additional bonus point for scoring more than four tries.

Axarquia Cadetes now move up to third in the league and next Saturday, November 12, host the team from Gibraltar Rugby Club. Kick-off is at 17.00.

The senior side fared less well on Sunday, November 6, going down 9-18 against Almeria Rugby Club and now face a tough away game against Jaen on Sunday, November 13.

Axarquia Rugby are creating a strong club and really welcome all newcomers to either come and play or just to support.

For more information on joining the club please ring Michael on 669 899 064 or 952 514 898.

Training for Axarquia Rugby Club is held at the Fernando Hierro Stadium in Velez-Malaga every Tuesday and Thursday from 19.00 for the juniors and 20.30 for the seniors (all age groups welcome).

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