Jed Thistle enjoy 50th Welsh connection

New Tredegar 7

Jed Thistle 28

JED THISTLE played their annual fixture against Welsh team New Tredegar on Friday, with Thistle running out victors by 28-7.

This was the 50th game between the clubs and New Tredegar made it a special day for both teams with a large crowd and mini rugby players forming a tunnel to cheer both teams onto the pitch.

Thistle started strongly, with the forwards gaining the upper hand along with some good tactical kicking from stand-off Rory Smith pinning Tredegar back in their own half.

The first score came from winger Calum McNeil, converted by Shane Armstrong.

Jed’s other tries came from Rory Marsall, Cole Lothian and Finlay Duff, all converted by Armstrong, with Thistle player Gregor Law getting the man of the match trophy.