1st xv Match Report
By Jesse Scott
SWANAGE & WAREHAM RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB LTD.
SWANAGE & WAREHAM 1st XV 77pts BOURNEMOUTH 3rd XV 17pts
For Swans last home game of the season, the visitors were Bournemouth 3rd XV.
Swans started impressively with a try in the corner by winger Harry Spyers after 5 minutes followed by a push over try by hooker Craig Foskett under the posts. Steve Woolley added the conversion(12pts-nil) after 11 minutes.However Bournemouth were tricky customers and they put up quite a fight of it in the next quarter of an hour. On 31 minutes a fine move along Swans three quarters had Harry Spyers going in for his second try.(17pts – nil) In the next ten minutes Bournemouth put Swans under pressure, winning three ( four penalties In the next ten minutes Bournemouth put Swans under pressure, winning three or four penalties, forced a push over try under the posts and just on the point of half time scored a penalty from close to the posts. Half time Swans 17pts Bournemouth 10pts
which Wolley converted,but 5 minutes later Bournemouth came back with a second try (24pts – 17pts).
From thereon it was all Swans, as on 48 minutes Swans no.8 JoeDesmond forced his way over the line for a converted try and four minutes later Harry Spyers went over in the corner for his hat-trick.(36pts – 17pts). a
Prop forward Zach Wyburgh, who has not missed many games was powered over the line, scored his first try of the season to bring Swans total to 41pts. Harry Spyers went in for his fourth try after 61 minutes.Centre Rory Ferguson was next on the scoreboard taking Swans score to 51 pts.With ten minutes left Kirk Jones went in for his second try, which Woolley converted(58pts – 17pts).Swans other winger Lee Hardy touched down in the corner and on 78 minutes Rory Ferguson went in for his second try of the afternoon, and in the last minute of the game Joe Desmond capped off the game with his second try of the game Woolley added the extras leaving the score Swanage & Wareham 77pts – Bournemouth 3rd 17pts.
Swans Team:- W.Holland,H.Spyers,R.Ferguson,B.Knibb(J.Warren 28),L.Hardy,S.Woolley, C.Tomes, Z.Wyburgh,C.Foskett,N.Audley(S.Waterman 60) D.Penney, D.Collins, M.Seaton, K.Jones, J.Desmond.
Salisbury 3rd XV 24 pts Swanage& Wareham 2nd XV 39pts.
GAMES NEXT WEEK
Swanage & Wareham 1st XV v. Bridport Away3.00 p.m.
RON BUTLER(Publicity Secretary)