Colts Keep Championship Hopes Alive With Vital Win At Pocklington

Colts Keep Championship Hopes Alive With Vital Win At Pocklington

RUFC Colts faced local and league rivals Pocklington at Percy Road. With a sunny day, these were perfect conditions for ’s backs to shine as they have all season.

started well having most of the ball in the first half. Possession soon turned into points with a line break from , which resulted in a penalty. quickly did a tap and pop to , who smashed over for the opening score. dominated the first half and didn’t allow Pocklington any chance of scoring in the first half.

Pocklington started off the better time in the second half and had a wake-up call from and showed them what they can do. Pock started to pressure the line and was only a matter of time, which saw there scrum half go over with an impressive move from the back of the scrum. Pock came back again with their scrum half grabbing a brace and made the score 12-7 to the home side. had a big test with 10 minutes to go and needed to show real courage if they were come back and win.

Straight from the kick off looked like they meant and put some big hits in. A break from got up to the Pocklington 5 metre line and saw sneak over with 2 minutes remaining. A pressure kick followed, and was the man who stepped up at convert from the touch line to make scores 12-14 to . where not finished, Jack Garvins break and fed to to crash over under the posts and break Pocklington’s hearts.

Great performances by many of the players, Sam Fussey with lots of breaks and great defence, Sam Harman for overall graft all day did not miss a tackle all game.

The Colts need to win both of their last games to have any chance of winning the league. The players would like to say thanks to all supporters who made the trip down which made it like a home game.

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