Rishworthian Sharks winning run came to an end at the hands of local rivals Brodleians.
Brods started this local derby match with their forwards in control driving into the Sharks half and releasing the ball to their backs who broke through Sharks defence and release their speedy winger away to score.
Sharks looked a bit off the pace but managed to get back into the game. A kick upfield took play into the Brods 22 which Brods collected and ran it back upfield. At the breakdown Sharks created a turnover and drove forward. Sam Mindham picked up from the ruck and drove close to Brods line but was held short. The ball was recycled quickly and passed down back line to winger Kian Cade who had a simple run in. Jacob Chadwick added the conversion.
Just before half time Brods took the lead again with a series of forward drives and ball out to their back line to score a fine try which was converted to give them a 14-7 half time lead.
Sharks started the second half in a more determined mood and began to dominate the play. From a line out on half way Sharks won the ball and released the backs. With the Brods line up quickly Ethan Grogan put up a high kick over the advancing line for Ted Grogan to chase. The Brods player collecting the ball allowed it to bounce and Ted Grogan following up got a kind bounce to collect and scamper over in the corner. Chadwick missed the conversion and the chance to draw level.
SThe Brods came back strongly to increase their lead with another fine try from their winger. Sharks tried to get back into the game but Brods had the upper hand and added their fourth try to give them a deserved 28- 12 win.
Tries: Ted Grogan Kian Cade
Conversions: Chadwick 1
|1. W Harker||2. B Ashton||3. T Muscat-Baron T|
|6. A Khan||7. C Bell T|
|4. O Witchell||5. H Soothill|
|8. M Tooby T|
|9. F Mackenzie|
|10. K Sutcliffe C3|
|12. T Grogan T3|
|13. J Baker|
|11. K Cade T2||14. A Haider T|
|15. K Stewart T|
|G Withers||T Gillespie||R Turner W Hilton||W Symms C White||G Baigent|
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