Sat 20
Amersham & C 4
15
-
21
League
1st XV
Away versus Amersham

Away versus Amersham

By Jack Stapleton
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We Roll On


On a lovely sunny crisp day saw Soutgate travel to Amersham. This game was a big one with the start of the game Southgate and Amersham level on points in second and third with a game in hand over Beaconsfield 2 points above.

With Amersham choosing to pick to run down the hill to start the game it started scrappy and Southgate really struggled to get out of it.
The first try came from Amersham and they used their first half advantage of the hill to good use when they scored a second and third to make it 15 -0 with around 30 minutes gone of the game.
Southgate had to react and atleast get something before the break to keep in the contest and that came as half time struck with Keith dancing around their back line on the wing to bring a glimpse of hope to Southgate 15 - 7

The second half came with now Southgate having the advantage of the hill and it werent long before laurence price bowled over for another try, Shanes converstion then made it game on 15 - 14
Southgate went through the phases crashing up with the forwards before getting a penalty on their 5 for our captain Nick to bundle over a try from the penalty.
15 - 21

Amersham gave everything they had towards the end of the game but Southgates defence were unbeatable and the game ended 15 - 21.

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Match details

Match date

Sat 20, Oct 2018

Kickoff

15:00

Competition

Merit Table 5 S/W

League position

1
Southgate
2
Amersham & C 4