CUP GAME v Trowbridge

SWANAGE & WAREHAM 3rd XV 44pts TROWBRIDGE 3rd XV 10pts


From the kick off Swans had a penalty which they put into the corner, and from the line out scrum half Temo scored. After 10 minutes from a scrum once again Temo was on hand to put Swans 10pts up.

Trowbridge looked lively, but Swans managed to tackle well, and after 25 minutes winger George Crouch broke clear to score close to the posts. With 5 minutes to go to the break once again Crouch went clear to put Swans 20pts – nil at the interval.

From the start of the second half Trowbridge put Swans under considerable pressure

, and after 44 minutes they scored a try in the corner. This continued for the next ten minutes or so until Swans could break clear. A good move by Swans down the wing on 62 minutes put Crouch in for his hat trick.(27pts – 5pts). From thereon it was all Swans with tries coming from Dennis Paynter, centre Jake

Ibbotson to put Swans ahead at 39pts – 5pts. With 5 minutes to go Trowbridge scored a consolation try giving them 10 pts but the final word came in the last minute when Crouch went in for his fourth try giving Swans passage into the next round by 44pts – 10 pts.