SWANAGE & WAREHAM 18pts YEOVIL 20pts
Swans welcomed Yeovil to Bestwall in their latest Southern Counties fixtures.
Swans started attacking the Yeovil line, but Yeovil had a full back who kicked well to put Swans on the back foot. However a couple of penalties took Swans into the visitors 22 and a further penalty after ten minutes had Swans full back Steve Woolley converted for Swans first score. The game was full of penalties to both sides, and one to Yeovil took them into Swans 5 metres line and from the line out Yeovil scored a try in the corner after 28 minutes.(3pts – 5pts). Swans were dominating the three – quarters play and had several good moves but the Yeovil defence was secure until with a minute to go to the break scrum half Ollie Peters broke clear in the visitors 22, went through to score a try close to the posts, Steve Woolley converted leaving the Half Time score Swans 10pts Yeovil 5pts.
Immediately at the start of the second half, Yeovil gave away a penalty in front of the posts which Woolley put over giving Swans 13pts. A few penalties to the visitors took them into Swans 5 metres line and from a scrum Yeovil pushed Swans backwards and scored their second try in the corner. (13pts – 10pts) after 50 minutes. Swans soon replied as from a scrum on the Yeovil 22, a break by wing forward Conor Moag dodging the defence went in for a try half way out. The conversion shaved the post but Swans were 18pts – 10pts up after 55 minutes. Play continued with both sides giving away penalties and scrums until after 68 minutes Yeovil powered through the Swans defence to score a try under the posts. This was converted (18pts – 17pts). In the last ten minutes Swans tried their best but a penalty to Yeovil 5 minutes
from time gave the visitors the lead again at 18pts – 20pts. Swans attacked again but Yeovil held firm leaving Swans with just a bonus point.
Swans team :-S.Woolley, O.Dillon,,E.Dimescio,M.Roberts S.Bowen, W.Slack, O.Peters, S.Kitkat,C.Foskett,C.Peters, K.Salina,,M.Seaton,J.Blackmoore,C.Moag, E.Bainy,N.McMath, J.Ginders, R.Ferguson