Fury Superstars down Legends
The CWA Fury side faced off against the clubs Legends at Lynnsport on Saturday evening and the new look side did not disappoint. Boasting 6 new signings the College backed side roared out of the gate as the latest in the CWA Academy talent production line 18 year old Russell Bodger found Bamfield for the opening 3 and then connected with Aleksa for another!
Fury used there 12 man squad to constantly rotate with 8 different players finding their way onto the scoresheet by half time. For the Legends Jon Stonebridge continued to show his class as he held school down in the low post and Dave Peacock totalled 11 at the half with some impressive shooting of his own from 3.
The game continued to go back and forth after the break with the Legends trying to control the games tempo and use their experience to keep the game within reach. For Fury New signing Deividas Butkevicius started to find his feet in the second half after being worried by early foul trouble and recorded 11 second half points while controlling the rebound game at both ends. With 5 minutes remaining another substitution introduced Ryan Plaice, Mindaugas Spukas and Rich Milbourne together and they pounced on the weary Legends with fresh legs as Milbourne and Spukus combined for 15 points in 3 minutes.
Bamfield “I’m pleased we were able to get a win today and show that this year’s squad has the talent to do well. However the season is a long marathon rather than a sprint and we are only just taking our first steps as a team. I hope we can continue to learn about each other as people and players and appreciate each other for our strengths and weaknesses. We have much to work on before next week’s opening league game and you can be sure we will get better as the season progresses.”
Final score 77 – 63
Quarters 18 – 12, 19 – 21, 16 – 14 & 24 – 16.
MVP Eivydas Aleksa
Legends; Stonebridge 22, Peacock 17, Maragoudakis 12, Simon 7, Westerby 2, Hutcherson 2, Law, Gibbs, Dziarnowski, Buckle.
Fury; Milbourne 15, Butkevicius 13, Aleksa 12, Spukas 11, Bamfield 7, Puleikis 6, Liberis 5, Plaice 4, Manning 2, Watson 2, Lloyd-Smeath, Bodger.
CWA fury return to Lynnsport on the 28th of September in the National shield competition when they face Hertfordshire Warriors. 6pm tip off, Adults £5 children £3.
Fury to continue links next season with EA Earthquakes
The girls will spend the summer fundraising for new uniforms and entering their first ever competition. Good luck girls :)
CWA Fury merchandise and club kit now available
We're pleased to be able to announce we've linked up with Kitmanuk to provide an online shop selling Branded Fury kit. These set's are recommended for all of our squad players accross the age groups but we're also happy if any of you fans want to get involved! Please visit;
CWA Fury Under 14 and 16 sides - players wanted...
In other club news the Fury’s under 14 and 16 sides are still recruiting talented players for their sides. The U14 side train at St Michaels C of E school on Monday from 5 till 6.30pm and at KES on Fridays 6 till 7.30pm, while the U16’s train at KES school on Thursdays and Fridays from 6 till 7.30pm If anyone is interested in attending they should firstname.lastname@example.org