1st xv vs North Dorset
SWANAGE & WAREHAM RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB LTD.
SWANAGE & WAREHAM 19pts NORTH DORSET 48pts.
Swanage & Wareham welcomed North Dorset to Bestwall, and after a promising start by Swans, the visitors ran riot in the first half.
It did not take long for the visitors to take the lead, for after just two minutes, a three – quarter move by North Dorset had a winger rounding the Swans defence to score out wide.(0-5). After ten minutes a penalty to North Dorset was landed taking the lead to eight points. Five minutes later Swans replied with fly half Stephen Woolley scoring under the posts. He converted himself((7pts – 8 pts).However the visitors replied after 20 minutes with a converted try under the posts.(7pts – 15pts). Swans tried hard, but the North Dorset backs and the pack took control and they ran in three more tries in the first half, leaving the half time score Swans 7pts North Dorset 36pts.
Early in the second half, a couple of penalties took Swans into the visitors 5 metres line, and from a line out Woolley worked his way over the try line close to the posts. Woolley added the extras(14pts – 36).Swans were looking better in the half, but after an hour North Dorset added another converted try.(14pts – 43pts). From the restart Swans responded and five minutes later from a scrum, Swans loose forward Kirk Jones scored out wide(19pts – 43pts). In the final two minutes once again a kick ahead by North Dorset across to a winger, scored in the corner bringing the final score Swans 19pts North Dorset 48pts.
Swans team:- Jake Daniels, A.Sm ith, I. Romanillos, D.Elford, W.Slack, L.Hardy, S.Woolley, G.Smith, Jack Daniels, Z.Wyburgh, L.Smith, C. McCaffrey, H.Bochio, K.Jones, J.Desmond, Replacements O.Andrews, K. Mayall, T.Haw
Swanage & Wareham 2nd XV 18pts North Dorset 2nd XV 12pts.
Swanage & Wareham 3rd XV 38pts Ellingham & Ringwood 3rd XV 60pts
Ther are no games over the Christmas period.
The next game is Swanage & Wareham v. Swindon College Old Boys on 13th January at Home with a 2.15 Kick off
RON BUTLER(Publicity Secretary)