Syston RFC Colts v Old Leamingtoninas RFC Colts
OLs colts edge tight game ...
On a damp , drizzly February Saturday afternoon OLs Colts kept the away support entertained with a fine performance against a strong Syston outfit .
The game was evenly matched for long periods of the first half , with Syston edging the early exchanges and OLs finishing the half strongly - probably producing the best chances of the game . Nathan Chant was a mean tackling machine throughout the half , backed up by some superb defending from the rest of the team . The half ended , as is started , 0-0 .
The second half was a mirror image of the first half until 15 minutes in when Alex Witchell rounded off some constant , probing pressure from the OLs pack to barrage his way through several tackles to score out wide . Will Davies then had a tricky conversion which he slotted with a super strike (proved to be the difference come the final whistle) 0-7 to OLs . Shortly afterwards Sytson , not to be outdone fought their way into OLs territory with some strong carries and forced a couple of penalties . Syston took these quickly and kicked the ball across the pitch for the full back to win the foot race and score , fortunately for OLs the conversion was missed , 5-7 .
This tight affair continued with both teams having their fair share of possession but in the end OLs prevailed with yet another brilliant defensive display .