Pupils’ travel sickness lingers

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SAFL Premier Division One

Claremont 5
Campbeltown Pupils 0

Campbeltown Pupils endured a nightmare away day last Saturday after a heavy defeat to league rivals Claremont.

With only six players on the minibus leaving Campbeltown on the morning of the match, and five players registered in time to play, the hastily-assembled team that took to the park found themselves 3-0 down before half time.

A further two strikes by Claremont in the second half, the last from the
penalty spot, resigned the McFadyens-sponsored side to a third successive
defeat in the league – with hardly a clear-cut chance created by the
visitors.

A Pupils spokesperson said: ‘We have been struggling to put together a
squad for away games in recent weeks. Many thanks go to those players who
helped us out on the day and enabled us to fulfil the fixture.’

Tomorrow (Saturday) the Feathers Inn-sponsored Pupils have a free date
before an expected home fixture next Saturday, December 2.

Campbeltown Pupils’ squad v Claremont: Craig Lamont, Neil French, Ellis
Robertson, Mark Barrett, Lee Allen, Andrew McKellar, John McCallum, Scott Souden, Ryan Deans, Gary Grumoli, Donald McCallum. Subs – all used: Andrew Henderson, Stuart Crossan, Cameron Wylie.