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New Zealand player impresses

PUBLISHED: 09:37 24 October 2008 | UPDATED: 07:44 01 August 2010

Beccles II 53, Watton 15

IN a friendly at Beef Meadow, Beccles started well and after a period of pressure, Holtzer powered over for the opening score.

Beccles II 53, Watton 15

IN a friendly at Beef Meadow, Beccles started well and after a period of pressure, Holtzer powered over for the opening score.

The next try came when Dyer hacked on a loose ball and won the race to touch down. Dyer also added 13 points with the boot during the game and was made the White Horse man of the match.

Beccles were giving a debut to another overseas player, New Zealander Sam Williamson, who showed that he will be a good addition to the first team back line. He added the next try when he beat a number of defenders to score. As the match moved towards half-time Beccles scored again, with Porter charging over in the corner; giving Beccles a half-time lead of 24-0.

Beccles stayed on top at the start of the second half. Williamson added another try when he cut through the opposition defence and Holtzer then added his second. His third was soon to come when he rounded the defence to score under the posts to complete a fine hat-trick.

The Beccles back line were carrying the ball well, with some fine running by Veasey-Lark and Catchpole. Beccles added another try when a good move was finished off by Gavin Hewitt.

Watton rallied well and dominated the last 15 minutes. With Beccles players giving away too many penalties, Watton scored three tries.

This was another good win on what has been an impressive start to the season by the second team.

They continue when they travel to Crusaders III in the Norfolk Merit Table. Meanwhile the first team entertain Dagenham in the league.

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