Fixture

Tumble RFC | 1st Team 14 - 30 Loughor RFC | 1st Team
Scott Jones
Try 1
Owain Thomas Williams
Conversion 2
Steffan Davies
Try 1

Match Report
05 January 2019 / Team News

Magpies fall to another defeat against Blues

On Saturday afternoon the Magpies fell to a 14-30 defeat against visting Loughor RFC. The Blues side contained a number of experienced players including the evergreen former Llanelli and Cardiff scrumhalf Steve Wake and started the game at a frenetic pace being 0-22 up within 17 minutes through three tries, two conversions and a penalty. 22 points down the Magpies started to claw their way back into the game and were rewarded with a try of their own after 24 minutes when number 8 Steffan Davies powered his way over the whitewash. The extras were added by centre Owain Williams who slotted the conversion over to make the score 7-22. The game was pretty much even for the remaining fifteen minutes of the first half and the score remained unchanged at the interval.

The second half was a pretty even affair. The Blues extended their lead after 50 minutes with a try to make the score 7-27 with the conversion rebounding off the upright. Four minutes later the Magpies pulled the score back to 14-27 when outside half Scott Jones went over for a try which was again converted by centre Williams. The Blues completed the scoring on the hour mark when their full back slotted over a penalty to make the score 14-30 to the visitors. The Magpies travel west to Pembrokeshire next weekend to visit Fishguard and Goodwick RFC, kick-off 2.30pm.

A copy of the matchday programme can be found at the following link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xw727NYQz9NPDIiSdMS-BWi5voROif1j/view?usp=sharing

Scorers:

Tries - Steffan Davies, Scott Jones

Conversions - Owain Williams x2

Line-up:

15. Sam Jones

14. Aled Price

13. Owain Williams

12. Mike Edwards

11. Dean Beamish

10. Scott Jones

9. Iwan Morgan

1. Steven Rees

2. Rhys Lewis

3. Kieron Richards

4. Nathan Willard

5. Gareth Armstrong

6. Darren Williams

7. Steffan Owen (captain)

8. Steffan Davies

Subs:

16. Dion Gealy

17. Steffan Price

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