Cubs, District Competitions

1st Carlton Colville cubs are soccer stars for the second year

24 February 2016

The footballing skills of the young players from 1st Carlton Colville pack shone through again as they were victorious for the second year running at the Cubs five-a-side football competition held recently at Ormiston Denes Academy Sports Hall.

Seven teams from the district’s Cub packs took part in the tournament and they were split into two leagues to battle it out in the knockout stages of the competition.

Teams from the 1st Oulton Broad and 4th Lowestoft packs although successful in reaching the semi finals were defeated in their respective matches.

Then in an exciting final and cheered on by noisy spectators, 1st Carlton Colville ran out the eventual competition victors in a close fought match beating 1st Blundeston by a 2 – 1 score-line.

Presenting the awards, Maurice Garrod thanked all the referees, leaders and families for supporting the competition. He also thanked the players for all their efforts and for making the event such a success.

Assistant District Commissioner for Cubs Paul Cator said “2016 is the centenary of cub scouts in the Lowestoft district and as well as the usual variety of competitions, of which the 5-a-side indoor football contest was the first, there would be a number of special activities to look forward to during the year – to celebrate the milestone

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