Sat 14
1st XV
57
-
7
League
Kings Norton
R Alford (2), S Alford (4), B Swidryk (2), W Godwin
Tries
R Alford (6)
Conversions
Big Win for Harbury Against Kings Norton

Big Win for Harbury Against Kings Norton

By George Bostock
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Feel good factor returns to Harbury RFC with opening day win 57 - 7 against King Norton.


Returning coach Hendry Rheeders provided steel, fitness and determination to Harbury as his team showed their capabilities in a convincing win over Kings Norton with an excellent input from all the match day squad.

Ricky Alford cut through for a try after five minutes. The match remained tight with both sides seeking ways to create opportunities. A yellow card on 25 minutes did the visitors no favours as Steve Alford and Ben Swidryk touched down for well workedtries, both of which were converted to give the hosts a 19 -0 lead at the break. Scrum half Will Godwin added a bonus point try on the 45th minute with a conversion added. Two further tries were added by

Steve Alford and Ben Swidryk, both of which were converted. In the 62nd minute Kings Norton crossed for a converted try. Having finally entered the scoring ledger Kings Norton did themselves no favours with a second yellow card in the 65th minute after which Harbury added two converted tries to emerge deserved winners,

Scorers: Steve Alford (4), Ricky Alford (2 + 6 conversions), Will Godwin (1), Ben Swidryk (2)

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Match details

Match date

Sat 14, Sep 2019

Kickoff

15:00

Meet time

13:30

Competition

Midlands 4 West (South)

League position

2
Harbury
11
Kings Norton
Steven Alford

Player of the match

Steven Alford