Glasgow Tigers 34 Carlisle Sentinels 0
May 15th 2016
The Tigers started the match at full speed on Sunday as they put together a long drive on their opening possession - finishing with a spectacular one-handed catch by Robb Gould who did very well to keep his toes in the endzone. The 2-point conversion attempt was unsuccessful. Soon, it was Carlisle's turn to respond but they found themselves backed up inside their 5 yard line after some great Glasgow special teams play. Linebacker Thompson Sunerton pounced on the ball after it came loose for the Tigers' second touchdown of the game. This time the 2-point conversion was good and the Tigers were 14-0 ahead. The Tigers added a pair of scores before the half with Pete McNaughton scoring on a long run behind some dominant blocking by the entire Tigers offence. Then, shortly afterwards, Roy Despopulous made a great catch and run to score once more. Carlisle came out stronger in the second half with some good passing and they began to move the chains and make plays on defence. However, the Tigers were most frustrated by their poor execution on offence as a scoreless third quarter came to a close. The fourth quarter seemed to follow the same theme with several good stops from Carlisle and a lot of bad execution from the Tigers Offence. Thankfully, in the closing minutes of the game running back Kris Krol powered through the defence for a final time leaving the final score at 34-0. Once again it was the Glasgow defence who stole the show with another shutout, a touchdown and interceptions from Fearghus Maher, Scott McIntosh,Chris Love and Alex Hooper-Lanning. The Tigers are looking strong this season as they sit at 3-1 with only seven points conceded. They face a long 4-week break before hosting old rivals the Aberdeen Roughnecks at Nethercraigs on June 12th. Tigers Special Teams MVP: Jason MacLean, Kicker Tigers Defensive MVP: Fearghus Maher, Linebacker Tigers Offensive MVP: Matthias Biroth, Offensive Line and Roy Despopulous, Wide Receiver Photos courtesy of James McBride.
Tigers WR Roy Despopulous had a great day with multiple catches and a touchdown.
The Tigers Offensive Line dominated all afternoon, particularly in the run game allowing RB Kris Krol to plough ahead for several big runs.