Moortown beat Beverley RUFC in their last of the year 39-10 as they showed why they are top of the table.
Going into the match with a number of players missing and also the harsh conditions meant the Beavers had to dig deep.
Beverley put in a gallant effort though could do little to unsettle the leaders in a match that was cut short by match officials.
As a result of early handling errors along with poor tackling, Beverley handed Moortown three tries within the opening stages.
Beverley did get on the score sheet. Matty Brown finishing following some good forward play. That fightback was short-lived as Moortown added a fourth try before the break.
In the second period, Moortown continued to dominate. Their strong back row and backs relentlessly penetrated Beverley while tackling them proved very difficult.
As a result of their power, Moortown took advantage of the gaps created adding their fifth try of the game.
Beverley Showed Great Commitment Against Leaders Moortown
Despite this, Beverley showed great commitment throughout the match. However when Beverley did get good field position handling errors caused by the driving rain proved to be their downfall.
Moortown added two more tries as a result of their tactics which was to run at the Beverley line using their big units.
Jack Houseman scored for Beverley which was to be the final score of the game. Houseman took advantage of a breakdown in play to power over quickly as he caught the home side on the back foot.
While Moortown showed their class, Beverley should take a lot of credit for the effort they showed in the game. Alfie Hart-Fisher and Captain, Philip Duboulay put in good performances, while Brown was named as Beverley’s man of the match.
Beverley will return to action on 5 January as they get the second half of the season underway. While they may have been beaten, the team are showing great unity, a testament to clubs coaching team.