Lydney United XV Match Report

3 days ago By Andrew Chiswell

Final score Lydney Utd XV 48 – Newent 18

Lydney United XV Match Report
Lydney Utd WIN at Home
Lydney United XV welcomed Newent 2nds to Lydney. Lydney opened the scoring from the kick off when Newent failed to collect the bouncing ball cleanly, Dave Bennett reacted picking the loose ball up and charged to the line scoring his first try, with Jack Batcock adding the extras. Newent quickly hit back with a penalty and then a try. Lydney’s next try came from a line out then a driving maul scoring in the corner with the captain James Legge popping up with the ball. Newent were now on the back foot as Lydney built up the pressure, moving the ball in the backs quickly giving Josh Haman space to run and score his first try, with Jack Batcock adding the extras. Lydney scored again in the corner with Josh Haman coming up with the ball just before the half time whistle.
Half time Lydney Utd XV 24 – Newent 8
Lydney started the second half as the first after the half time oranges, Dave Bennett again collecting the loose ball and going over the white wash. Newent then hit back with a try and the extras. Lydney started to bring on some fresh legs in the forwards from the bench. Lydney’s forwards started to build the momentum and Sam Ripley fought his way over the try line, the next try came another great driving maul with Richard “Doof” Nelmes coming up with the ball, Josh Haman adding the extras. Newent were awarded a penalty which they converted. Lydney made the final subs in the backs giving all the young players a game. The final try came from Lydney moving the ball between the backs and forwards with Sam Ripley diving over the white wash and Josh Haman adding the extras just before the final whistle.
Final score Lydney Utd XV 48 – Newent 18
#Drive on Lyd
Team: James Legge ‘Captain’, Richard Nelmes, Oliver Williams, Tom Page, Louis Williams, Sam Ripley, Jake Bonsor, Jack Donavan, Mitchel Baldwin, Sam Hughes, Kingsely Bower, Jack Batcock, James Mainwaring, Josh Haman, Conal Mills, Dave Bennett, Henry Scott, Callum Thompson, Josh Cooney, Jake Hale, Vilikesa, Dan Potter.

Updated 12:03 - 20 Mar 2017 by Andrew Chiswell

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