Blue & Golds Well Beaten At Hull Wyke

Blue & Golds Well Beaten At Hull Wyke

This game was a disappointment for the against a Wyke second string.

They had spells of quality possession and territory which they failed to convert into points. , and were all missing due to work commitments forcing a re-shuffle of the side. was moved up to hooker, and was moved to full back.

The home side were first on the scoreboard with a score from a cross-field kick which exploited the very large in-goal areas at the Wyke ground. It did take just five minutes for to reply. A crisp handling movement to the right saw cross over for a well-taken try in the corner. The try was too wide out to be improved, but it put the visitors on level terms.

then enjoyed their best spell of the match forcing two successive line drop-outs but just could not get over that line. Wyke absorbed the pressure and ran in a further two tries to lead 14-4 at the break.

The hosts extended their lead early in the second half before hit back straight away. They regained possession from the re-start kick and scored from the resultant set of six. ’s well timed pass put Will Mail over beneath the posts. The visitors strove manfully to claw their way back into the game. and Rich Etherington looked the pick of the forwards
against a well organised home defence.

looked to be ’s most dangerous back but was well policed all afternoon.

could not add to their tally of 10 points, and the home side ran in two late tries for a comfortable win. Rich Etherington deservedly took the man of the match award.

This Saturday Beverley are away to ‘A’ in the . In a convoluted format, should they win they will be at home to in the next round. Should they lose they will be entered into the Council Trophy, kick off is 2pm.

The venue being either Rosmead Street or the Eastmount Centre. At the time of going to press it has not been confirmed which.

Final Score: Wyke 30 10 | Reported by

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