PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC – The pristine grounds of Stables Park in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, witnessed a pulsating clash between the Gaston County Gargoyles locked horns with the Myrtle Beach Rugby Club. Amidst perfect weather and spirited cheers from the sidelines, the Gargoyles emerged victorious with a convincing 29-5 win.
The Gargoyles, demonstrating a perfect amalgamation of skill, strategy, and team spirit, stamped their presence on the field early on. With outstanding tries by Paul Smith, Kendall Reece, Silas Griswold, and Robert Vaughan, the team showcased a blend of experience and fresh talent coming together. Mike James further amplified the scoreboard, showcasing precision with two successful PAT's.
Paul Smith, apart from scoring, displayed exceptional talent and commitment on the pitch, rightfully earning himself the title of 'GCRFC Man of the Match'. His performance epitomized the essence of Gaston County Rugby - determination, skill, and a drive to succeed.
The Myrtle Beach Rugby Club played with passion and gusto. Their efforts, combined with their generous hosting, added to the richness of the match day experience. The Gaston County Rugby Club extends its sincere appreciation to Myrtle Beach for not only providing a challenging competition but also for their warm hospitality.
As the GCRFC reflects on this victory, it serves as a testament to their dedication, training, and team cohesion. It also provides momentum as they look ahead to future matches and challenges.
The club remains committed to upholding the core values of rugby - integrity, passion, solidarity, discipline, and respect, both on and off the field.