Beverley RUFC Smash Local Rivals Hullensians At Beaver Park

Beverley RUFC Smash Local Rivals Hullensians At Beaver Park
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Back in October last year visited and ended up on the wrong end of a 5-29 defeat.

That poor performance ended a four-match winning run and it took another month for the Beavers to recover their form and return to winning ways.

It also confirmed status as Beverley’s bogey team and since then the Beavers have been waiting for this return fixture to remove the monkey from their back and they certainly did it in style.

From the kick-off, they stamped their authority on the game and after 5 minutes rounded of a fine move to leave the defence in tatters to touch down for a try which converted (7-0).

Five minutes later, after continual pressure on the line, scored a pushover try, again converted by (14-0).

Beverley were now in rampant mood and after another five minutes went further ahead with a smart try from duly converted by (21-0) . Five further minutes of one way traffic passed before scored his second try which also gave Beverley a bonus point (26-0). 25 minutes gone and Hullensians had yet to venture into the Beavers half!

Things looked a little better for them in the second half and they looked a different side as they managed to retain possession for the first 20 minutes or so although the Beverley defence always looked comfortable. However, the Beavers finally broke away and Jack Foster ran in on the right wing to score wide out for the ever-reliable to convert (33-0).

Beverley had their second wind now and another fine move amongst the backs allowed to score in the corner. again converted to take the score to

AS full time approached Beverley again piled on the pressure and Phil Duboulay opened up a huge gap in the Hullensians defence to round off a fine game with a try which he also converted to make the final score 47-0.

This was an emphatic and sweet victory for Beverley which well and truly laid the “bogey” side myth to rest. It has to be said that this Hullensians side were a pale shadow of what we have come to expect from them. For their sake let us hope that it was a one-off if they are to escape the relegation zone and keep East Yorkshire well represented in Yorkshire 1.

For , the whole side played really well especially the forwards with prominent again. However, the man of the match with 17 points was skipper Phil Duboulay, who led by example from start to finish.

Final Score: 47 Hullensians 0 | Reported by Malcolm Cunningham

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