SWANS V WIMBORNE

SWANAGE & WAREHAM 24pts WIMBORNE 10pts


Swans welcomed old rivals Wimborne to Bestwall last Saturday and after winning narrowly in early November Swans were hoping to complete the double.

Swans did not particularly well giving away three penalties to the opposition but nothing came from these. However, after 12 minutes a break by winger George Crouch down the left, passed the ball to the other winger Harry Spyers who went in an the corner. Spyers landed the conversion.(7pts – nil). A break by Swans forwards down the right, after 22minutes, the ball went loose and once again Harry Spyers was on hand to cross the try line out wide. Spyers added the extras.(14pts –nil). Swans were dominating the game and after 35 minutes a penalty 40 metres out in front of the posts had Harry Spyers addingthe three points.

Half Time Swans 17pts Wimborne 0pts.

The second half started with Swans on the offensive, and ten minutes into the half a series of penalties took Swans into the Wimborne 22. From a line out Swans pack drove over the Wimborne try line with second row Akuila Takalaiyala claiming the score. Harry Spyers added the conversion(24pts – nil.)

The play from thereon was pretty even, but after 65 minutes Harry Spyers, having scored 19of Swans points had to leave the field with an ankle injury. A move with 10 minutes to go by Wimborne down the left wing had their winger going in the corner for a try.(24pts-5pts). In the last minute a series of penalties had Wimborne’s pack driving over the line. The conversion was missed making the final score Swanage & Wareham 24pts Wimborne 10pts, so Swans completed the double.

Swans team:- R.Ferguson, G.Crouch, E.Dimescio, W.Ravonokula, H.Spyers, W.Slack, L.Hardy, Z.Wyburgh, C.Foskett, N.Audley, J.Buruso, A.Takalaiyala, L.Robinson, T.Ford, M.Seaton. L.Smith, J.Vosanbole, K.Draunidalo.


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