Search

London 2NE: Enfield Ignatians 40, Beccles 29

16:04 02 April 2012

Beccles were finally condemned to relegation from London 2NE after Saturday’s defeat at Enfield.

Support your community by viewing your local businesses

Please wait

You will be able to read the article in 5 seconds

Thank you for supporting your local community

You may now read the article

The visitors had briefly threatened a rare success as they led 18-14 at half-time.

Beccles were 12-0 ahead after 15 minutes following tries from Marcus Sale and Stefan Holmes.

Enfield responded with a try of their own, but a couple of well taken Luke Wade penalties, allied to a conversion of the first try, extended the visitors’ lead to 18-7.

The hosts then scored a converted try before half-time.

Two more tries after the break gave Ignatians the lead for the first time, before Beccles’ Wade atoned for two earlier second-half misses with a successful penalty strike.

Ignatians secured the points with two further tries, before the spirited Beccles side rallied for a third try via Sam Long – but it was too late to stave off the drop.

0 comments

Other Beccles and Bungay sport

18:46
The Beccles team at the Futsal.

The Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League welcomed six new Futsal teams on Sunday as it moved up to the under 8 age group.

14:14
Suffolk FA launches the 'Silent Weekend', pictured left to right, development manager Nathan French and county development team members Mike Phillips, Phil Woolnough, Paige Shorten, Michael Cornall and Gary Pinyoun.

Silence could be golden in Norfolk if a trial to cut out noise on the sidelines of youth football matches across the border is deemed to be a success.

Jack Wilmot flying over the bullfinch jump at the Waveney Harriers Hunting Show. Photo by Chris Doyle Photography

Waveney Harriers, for the second year running, ran a popular hunting show at Broads Equestrian Centre in Barnby.

Friday, January 23, 2015
TAKE THE STRAIN: Action from Beccles seconds narrow 19-12 win over North Walsham.

Beccles II 19 North Walsham II 12

Most Read

Jack Wilmot flying over the bullfinch jump at the Waveney Harriers Hunting Show. Photo by Chris Doyle Photography

Waveney Harriers, for the second year running, ran a popular hunting show at Broads Equestrian Centre in Barnby.

Read more
14:14
Suffolk FA launches the 'Silent Weekend', pictured left to right, development manager Nathan French and county development team members Mike Phillips, Phil Woolnough, Paige Shorten, Michael Cornall and Gary Pinyoun.

Silence could be golden in Norfolk if a trial to cut out noise on the sidelines of youth football matches across the border is deemed to be a success.

Read more
18:46
The Beccles team at the Futsal.

The Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League welcomed six new Futsal teams on Sunday as it moved up to the under 8 age group.

Read more
Action from the Norfolk Schools Cross-Country competition at Sloughbottom Park in Norwich.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Over 400 young athletes braved the elements at the Norfolk Schools Cross Country Championships.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:11
Gary O'Neil looks set to miss City's trip to Birmingham on Saturday with a broken toe.

Midfield problems hit Norwich City hard at the weekend – and they may face exactly the same issues in Birmingham.

Read more

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 2°C

min temp: -0°C

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Beccles and Bungay Journal e-edition today E-edition