Search

London 2NE: Romford and GP 53, Beccles 19

13:41 27 February 2012

Beccles took an inexperienced team down to face the London 2NE leaders and performed well to avoid what could easily have been a much bigger defeat.

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

Beccles started well but it was Romford who opened the scoring when they pounced on a loose Beccles pass to breakaway. Four more tries followed in the first half as Romford played some good rugby.

With Beccles 27-0 down at half-time this could have turned in to a big defeat if the young players’ heads had gone down. However, they deserve credit for picking themselves up and putting in a much better second half performance.

Beccles opened the scoring in the second half. A good take at the line-out by Wilson was fed off the top. The ball was passed wide and Long found space to go over in the corner. Wade added an excellent conversion from the touchline.

Beccles kept the pressure up and a move from the back of a scrum put Hoffman in place to go over in the corner. Romford came back with a couple of tries before Beccles scored again. A precise kick from man of the match Harmer fell to Duruk who sprinted away to score in the corner.

Wade added another touchline conversion.

Romford showed why they are top of the league as they added two more tries with some superb rugby. Beccles pushed for the try scoring bonus point they deserved but could not come up with the fourth try.

0 comments

Other Beccles and Bungay sport

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

Friday, January 23, 2015
Maddie Archbold in the long jump.

Sunday saw young athletes from Waveney Valley AC flourishing at the UEA Sportspark in the Norfolk County Sportshall Championships.

Friday, January 16, 2015
Fritton Duathlon: First Black Dog Jason Hurst with age group winner and first-time duathlon competitor Alice Kirk

With a spate of illness and injuries laying a number of Bungay Black Dog Running Club athletes low at the weekend, just five members turned out to contest the second in a winter series of three Fritton Lake cross country duathlon races.

Thursday, January 15, 2015
Harry Webb.

After an impressive karting career, Harry Webb is keen to progress to single-seater racing cars in 2015 –with his ambitious eyes firmly on graduating to the BRDC Formula 4 Championship.

Most Read

07:37
Alex Pritchard send Norwich City keeper John Ruddy the wrong way from the penalty spot to seal Brentford's 2-1 Championship win. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Alex Neil’s brutal post-match verdict was a sad indictment on the Norwich City players he inherited.

Read more
Friday, December 5, 2014
David Mower with his race medal.

Almost 2,300 runners took part in the Norwich Half Marathon on November 23, with 10 members of Waveney Valley AC entered.

Read more
07:00
Norwich manager Alex Neil questioned his side's hunger in a 2-1 Championship defeat to Brentford. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Alex Neil warned it was time to stop living off Norwich City’s Premier League past if the Canaries harbour genuine ambitions of a top flight return this season.

Read more
06:03

Spixworth shocked Premier leaders Acle United, winning 2-1, with goals from Danny Pennell and Jason Armes.

Read more
06:07

Two goals from Christy Finch helped Wroxham to a morale boosting 4-1 victory over 10-man Maldon and Tiptree.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 2°C

Digital Edition

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