Under 9s vs Wandgas – 29.10.17

Merton U9 vs Wandgas U9, mid-season friendly, Sunday 29th October 2017 With no fixtures during half-term Merton U9s chose to build on the huge strides made over the first few weeks of the season with a friendly against Wandgas U9s. Neal and Roy ran the now familiar team drills in…

7s vs Old Salesians 3s – 28.10.17

Match Report Old Sales 3s v Merton 7s Always a bit nervous having a week off, you seem to lose a bit of momentum and it’s like starting all over again. Last season, the 7s never fared well after breaks, and always needed a game or two to get back…

3s vs Old Parkonians – 21.10.17

Normal morning wake up call met the boars group chat this week with Mustards very burnt toast being included in his pre match prep. Also the very eagle eyed Neal spotting the absence of last weeks match report from the merton way. Guess that’s another thing that managed to slip…

4s vs Ibis Eagles 5s – 21.10.17

Merton 4s vs. IBIS Eagles 5s SAL Junior Division 4 South Saturday 21st October 2017 Having won so convincingly against West Wickham last time out, we were up against an opposition who had already given us one of the toughest games so far this season in IBIS Eagles. With both…

Player Profile – Andy Williams

NAME: Andy Williams TEAM: 6s POSITION: right back BIRTH DATE: 12/7/85 BIRTH PLACE: Ipswich PREVIOUS CLUBS: Queens Park (Sydney, no affiliation) 1. Tell us who you are outside of the club. What do you do, how would you describe yourself? Well I’ve just got back from 6 years in Sydney…

Player Profile – Nick Englefield

NAME: Nick Englefield TEAM: Merton 6s POSITION: Forward BIRTH DATE: 12/08/1987 BIRTH PLACE: Kingston PREVIOUS CLUBS: Ashtead, Merton, Raynes Park, Tooting and Mitcham Wanderers 1. Tell us who you are outside of the club. What do you do, how would you describe yourself? I’m a General Manager of a Leisure…

5s vs City of London – 21.10.17

2 weeks on from our last outing – a sobering defeat to the very determined and organised 6’s – we were focused on setting the record straight. This season has started poorly with 3 feats from 4 games, so this is a must win game to get our footing back…

4s vs West Wickham 6s – 14.10.17

Merton 4s vs. West Wickham 6s SAL Junior Division 4 South Saturday 14th October 2017 After back to back wins in the league, hope was there that we were able to continue the good form that has taken us to joint top of the league. A win would leave us…

Player Profile – Jame Gray

NAME: James Gray TEAM: 1s POSITION: DM or utility Centre Half BIRTH DATE: 07/01/1993 BIRTH PLACE: Grimsby PREVIOUS CLUBS: East Grinstead Tell us who you are outside of the club. What do you do, how would you describe yourself?  Jobwise, I work in software sales managing our UK & Irish…

2s vs Old Owens – 21.10.17

Old Owens (a) 14-10-2017 4-1 Merton has never been a club to put too much stock in omens. But when, as skipper, your referee for the day asks if you’re wearing yellow while your entire team is standing around you, all of you resplendent in the very shade Merton has…