Rugby - Bears mauled against Thorney

PUBLISHED: 11:46 13 January 2006 | UPDATED: 13:21 28 May 2010

March Bears II 7 Thorney II 21 DESPITE being forced into fielding an under-strength team, the Bears began brightly and opened the scoring on 20 minutes when Todd Woollard raced under the posts from a line out. Ryan Fox's conversion put the Bears 7-0 up bu

March Bears II 7 Thorney II 21DESPITE being forced into fielding an under-strength team, the Bears began brightly and opened the scoring on 20 minutes when Todd Woollard raced under the posts from a line out.Ryan Fox's conversion put the Bears 7-0 up but the home side were unable to capitalise on good first half possession and Thorney bounced back to score two tries before the break.March made a good start to the second half but they were unable to score and following the loss of Steve Honeybun to a blood injury, the visitors took advantage to score a late try.- THIS weekend the March Vets XV are away at Skegness while the second XV play host to Cantabs.Club training continues at 7pm on Wednesday evenings at the Elm Road sports field. All players are encouraged to attend.March Bears Colts 10 West Norfolk 0COLTS captain Todd Woollard was pleased with his team's performance following their fine display of rugby.Both sides created chances in the first half but neither was able to break the deadlock.However, March pressure finally told when they were awarded a penalty try that was converted by Jim Fountain.West Norfolk were kept on the back foot throughout the match thanks to the pace of Fox and Crook in the three quarters and the power of forwards Billy Yorke and Aaron Boxall.The victory was wrapped up with a well-taken penalty from man of the match Jim Fountain.

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