Broadstreet Colts 61 Leamington 6
Broadstreet colts kicked off their 2016 League campaign welcoming Leamington to Ivor Preece Fields.
Broadstreet open the scoring with a try from Elliot Brookes where the forwards quick recycling of the ball and the backs showing some excellent handling seeing the ball quickly in to Elliot hands on the wing. The next score came shortly after from a scrum on the oppositions 10 metre line saw Liam OB from the base of the scrum canter all the way to the try line.
The next score came from the visitors from a series of penalties conceded saw Leamington within reach of the Broadstreet try line which they elected to kick. Broadstreet scored another try with some good handling in the centres seeing Connor Mckenna scoring. The next try came from Jay West which saw similar phases as the first try where forward recycled the ball and out to the backs but this time Jay W looped around Elliot taking a well-timed pass saw him score a try in the corner. This was opportunity to field the newer members of the Colts squad earlier in the game. This saw Zack Wilkinson at scrum half with Jay Cranton and Cyrus covering the wings. Leamington scored a second penalty during the first half again from ill-discipline and conceding numerous penalties.
The visitors constantly looked at running the ball from anywhere on the park which made it easy for Broadstreet to put pressure on them in their own 22. Leamington lads played with Great Spirit throughout the first and second half but Broadstreet extra 12 months experience was clearly an advantage, however the attitude and heart they displayed was excellent.
Second half saw a couple more changes in the centres and back row with Joe Massey and Louis Wyn Leary coming on. It did not take long for Broadstreet to get another try which came from Zack Wilkinson going over the line at the base of ruck. Jay C had trying scoring opportunity disappear as the last pass did not reach him being not knock on by the last defender.
Jay W claimed his second try of the game. Next we saw 2 more tries scored by Cyrus both from the Wing, first try was from a set piece running in from around 15 metres out. His second was from out wide in open play where a defensive clearance kick collected by Luke saw the ball quickly moved out to Cyrus to run in his well-earned try. The final try came to Zack out on the wing scoring in the corner from very well timed passes from Louis.
Conversions: 6 going to Jay West & 2 going to James Richardson.