NO STOPPING STORMERS AS WALKERBURN
Ben Purves – scored four
tries in Stormers’ big win.
IN Saturday’s friendly fixture at Caberston Haugh,
Stormers absorbed some early pressure from Walkerburn before scoring a try against the run of play through Ben
Purves. Another try by Callum Turnbull put the visitors 10-0 ahead, but Walkerburn then hit back with a try of
Just before the interval Ben Purves ran over for his second try, converted by Rob Kelly, making the halftime score
17-5 in the visitors’ favour.
With skipper Guy Blair retiring through injury, a reshuffle of personnel saw Jordan Lunt and Connell Grieve team
up in the centre. This didn’t appear to faze the Stormers, and with the wind now behind them they took the game
to Walkerburn in no uncertain terms.
The floodgates duly opened with tries from Scott McClymont, Rob Kelly, Lindsay Carrick, Craig Monks, Robert Cook
and a further two from Ben Purves. Scott Tough and Daniel Pringle added two conversions.
This proved another successful day for the Stormers, with last year’s Youth Club contingent firmly establishing
themselves in the senior rugby ranks.
STORMERS - Ben Purves, Craig Monks, Daniel Pringle, Rob Kelly, Tom Walling, Guy Blair, Scott Tough, Chris Fairbairn,
Colin Heatlie, Callum Turnbull, Jordan Lunt, Willie McClymont, Connall Grieve, Scott McClymont, Robert Cook. Replacements:
Adam Nichol, Lindsay Carrick.