Fixture

New Dock Stars RFC | 1st Team 10 - 21 Burry Port RFC | 1st Team
Ceiron Thomas
3 Conversion
Richard Parker
1 Try
Declan Knox
2 Try

Match Report
09 October 2017 / Team News

BURRY PORT THROUGH TO ROUND 3

Burry Port travelled to local rivals New Dock Stars and booked their place into the next round of the WRU Bowl and look forward to the draw on Wednesday to see who they will play in Round 3.

It was the Home side who got off to the better start keeping the ball for long periods and putting the Burry {Port tryline under some pressure but just couldnt get over the white wash. Burry Port looked dangerous when in possession and with strong running centre Knox opening the scoring with a fine run Burry Port got into their game and took control of the first half.

Knox soon crossed for his second and was quickly followed by another try this time by Flanker Rich Parker all converted by Ceiron Thomas to make the score 21-10 at half time.

The Blacks had more oppurtunities to increase the lead but a combonation of good defence and a couple of mistakes at the last moment denied the away team. 

New Dock put plenty of good work in themselves and were really effective at keeping the ball with forwards working hard off 9 and after a long phase of play were awared a penalty on the Burry Port 22 with was kicked to make the score 21-3.

The rerst of the half seen New Dock trying to get back in the game but Burry Port controlled territory and wouldnt let the Home team anytime in the attacking half.

The final score went to New Dock after a promising Burry Port attack and a chance of another try the ball was intercepted by the New Dock winger who raced in for a tyry under the posts, converted tyo make the final score 21-10.

The two teams will meet again next week in the league when Burry Port will be the hosts and can expect another tough game.

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