Orrell St James ARLFC

Orrell St James ARLFC

An outstanding performance

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A fast and furious game from the start and within minutes Orrell close to Leigh’s try line. Leigh becoming a little too handy with fists and elbows giving a penalty to Orrell. Within minutes Baines responded with a try. Conversion missed. Orrell showing excellent skills but begin to panic and Leigh force errors. However , Leigh unable to break defensive line. Connor showing excellent ball handling skills, superb team work throughout, John side steps 1,2,3, Leigh players to score a superb try. Pressure on – could Orrell keep this lead throughout the game? 20 minutes into game Leigh make first attack on Orrell line but interception from Marcus denied opportunity for them to score. Alex gained the ball and running a charging bull but Leigh on the attack and find a gap in our line and go over for a try close to the sticks. They also make the conversion. Score 8-6. Second half, Orrell now running uphill. Within minutes Twisty over for a try under the sticks. Marcus to convert, score 14-6. Then, Orrell soon strike again, this time Aaron goes over for a try. Marcus again able to convert. 22-6. Short break in concentration and errors allowed Leigh to go over for a try 20-10 and convert 20-12. But then an excellent performance from John started a surge in energy throughout the team. Orrell moving the ball well. Try Twisty 24-12. Woody unfortunately denied conversion (he hit the cross bar and it bounced the wrong way). Orrell continued to apply the pressure and Worthy went over for the next try 28-12 and conversion by Marcus 30-12. Overall, a superb team performance boys, each and every one of you gave maximum effort this week. Well done. “The boys are back in town”.

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