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2nd XV - Match centre

Lowestoft & Yarmouth
Wymondham II
Unknown, Unknown
Tries
O Sigakalele, D Wilson, M O'Brien
Conversions
D Wilson (3)
Unknown, Unknown
Penalties
D Wilson
Sat 3 Nov 14:30 - London & SE Division - Eastern Counties 1 North Full time

Wymondham 2nd XV Win against Lowestoft & Yarmouth 1st XV

2nd XV continue to improve

Wymondham's 2nd XV were away vs Lowerstoft & Yarmouth's 1st XV this weekend and it was a must win game for Wymondham.

The game started off quickly with the Red and Black put under early pressure from the Blue and White of L&Y. The opposition took early advantage of a penalty in Wymondhams half with a following wind and put a kick through the posts to give them an early lead. L&Y 3 - 0 Wymondham.

Wymondham played well, battling hard and wining scrums, lineouts and turning over ball but couldn't make this hard work count conceding another penalty which L&Y once again slotted between the posts. L&Y 6 - 0 Wymondham. Dicipline remained a problem for Wymondham and they soon gave L&Y another chance to put themselves 9 ahead, fortunately for Wymondham the kick went wide.

Play continued with both teams still battling hard where Ciaran Long took a knock to the head in a ruck meaning Onisimo igakalele (Simmo) came on as a replacement. Using this moment of confusion, L&Y seized the opportunity and scored in the corner for their first try of the match putting them further ahead. L&Y 11 - 0 Wymondham (Unconverted).

Wymondham stepped up, knowing they were still in the game and they continued to win in the pack and at the breakdowns. a great set of play saw Simmo dance across the line for Wymondham's first points on the board duly converted by Darren Wilson. L&Y 11 - 7 Wymondham.

Unfortunately for Wymondham, just before half time, L&Y managed to break through Wymondham's defense and put another one away in the corner making the half time score L&Y 16 - 7 Wymondham

HT

Wymondham didn't make any changes at half time and came back on determined to bring the game back under their control. The red and black shifted up a gear and started putting pressure on L&Y using the wind to pin them in their own 22. Some great work from the pack securing ball and sucking in the opposition defense gave the backs the space they needed to link some great play together and put Darren Wilson under the posts which he then converted. L&Y 16 - 14 Wymondham.

L&Y rallied after the reset and again managed to get round Wymondham's outside to score in the corner unconverted. L&Y 21 - 14 Wymondham. Wymondham then made some changes taking Matthew Hood out of the pack and bringing Dan Shepard on giving Freddie Calver a well earned rest. Nicholas Diamond Also came on for Jack Dring as a straight replacement at No.6

With the changes made, Wymondham restarted with renewed vigor. They continued to battle hard and forced L&Y to try new tactics. Wymondham adjusted well and forced a turnover in L&Y's 22 giving the chance to get the ball to Matthew O'Brien who put it over the line for his Debut try for the club again converted by Darren Wilson bringing the teams all square at Darren Wilson L&Y 21 - 21 Wymondham.

Using the momentum, Wymondham's 2nd XV kept the pressure in and held L&Y in their half eventually scoring a penalty which Darren Wilson converted to 3 points with a kick between the posts. L&Y 21 - 14 Wymondham

With only minutes to play L&Y gave everything they had and fought hard in Wymondham's 5m but the Red and Black defense held strong forcing them back. L&Y fought on and recieved a penalty which they attempted to take quickly but Tom Potkins slapped the ball out of the oppositions hand awarding him a Yellow card.

Last play of the match, L&Y ran hard at the line looking for the win but again, Wymondhams defense held strong and they forced a mistake from L&Y ending the game.

FT

L&Y 21 - 24 Wymondham

Edward Coleman

Player of the Match

Edward Coleman

Key moments

5:00
Penalty Penalty kicked for Lowestoft & Yarmouth
15:00
Penalty Penalty kicked for Lowestoft & Yarmouth
25:00
Try Try for Lowestoft & Yarmouth
32:00
Try Onisimo Sigakalele scores for Wymondham II
33:00
Conversion Darren Wilson kicks a conversion for Wymondham II
45:00
Try Darren Wilson scores for Wymondham II
46:00
Conversion Darren Wilson kicks a conversion for Wymondham II
50:00
Try Try for Lowestoft & Yarmouth
65:00
Try Matthew O'Brien scores for Wymondham II
66:00
Conversion Darren Wilson kicks a conversion for Wymondham II
75:00
Penalty Darren Wilson kicks a penalty for Wymondham II

Highlights

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80:00 Player of the Match
Edward Coleman is awarded player of the match for Wymondham II
78:00 Yellow Card
Thomas Potkins is yellow carded for Wymondham II
75:00 Penalty 16 - 24
Darren Wilson kicks a penalty for Wymondham II
66:00 Conversion 16 - 21
Darren Wilson kicks a conversion for Wymondham II
65:00 Try 16 - 19
Matthew O'Brien scores for Wymondham II
51:00 Sub On
Dan Sheppard is substituted on for Wymondham II
51:00 Sub Off
Jack Dring is substituted off for Wymondham II
51:00 Sub Off
Freddie Calver is substituted off for Wymondham II
51:00 Sub On
Nicholas Diamond is substituted on for Wymondham II
50:00 Try 16 - 14
Try for Lowestoft & Yarmouth
46:00 Conversion 11 - 14
Darren Wilson kicks a conversion for Wymondham II
45:00 Try 11 - 12
Darren Wilson scores for Wymondham II
End of period 1
33:00 Conversion 11 - 7
Darren Wilson kicks a conversion for Wymondham II
32:00 Try 11 - 5
Onisimo Sigakalele scores for Wymondham II
30:00 Sub On
Onisimo Sigakalele is substituted on for Wymondham II
30:00 Sub Off
Ciaran Long is substituted off for Wymondham II
25:00 Try 11 - 0
Try for Lowestoft & Yarmouth
15:00 Penalty 6 - 0
Penalty kicked for Lowestoft & Yarmouth
5:00 Penalty 3 - 0
Penalty kicked for Lowestoft & Yarmouth
Start of the game
Replay game

As it happened

  • Lowestoft & Yarmouth
  • Wymondham II
  • 0
  • Penalty 5:00'
  • Penalty 15:00'
  • Try 25:00'
  • Onisimo Sigakalele Sub On 30:00'
  • Ciaran Long Sub Off 30:00'
  • Onisimo Sigakalele Try 32:00'
  • Darren Wilson Conversion 33:00'
  • Darren Wilson Try 45:00'
  • Darren Wilson Conversion 46:00'
  • Try 50:00'
  • Freddie Calver Sub Off 51:00'
  • Dan Sheppard Sub On 51:00'
  • Jack Dring Sub Off 51:00'
  • Nicholas Diamond Sub On 51:00'
  • Matthew O'Brien Try 65:00'
  • Darren Wilson Conversion 66:00'
  • Darren Wilson Penalty 75:00'
  • Thomas Potkins Yellow Card 78:00'

Team selection

Martin, Steven Martin, Steven
Calver, Freddie Calver, Freddie
Long, Ciaran Long, Ciaran
Wright, Ollie Wright, Ollie
O'Brien, Matthew O'Brien, Matthew
Potkins, Thomas Potkins, Thomas
Wilson, Darren Wilson, Darren
Long, David Long, David
Hood, Matthew Hood, Matthew
Dring, Jack Dring, Jack
Cane, Daniel Cane, Daniel
Browning, Liam Browning, Liam
Coleman, Edward Coleman, Edward
Pilgrim, Ben Pilgrim, Ben
Sillett, David Sillett, David

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# Team Pl Pts
1. Beccles 8 36
2. North Walsham II (Vikings) 8 27
3. Norwich Union 8 27
4. Norwich Medics 8 22
5. Diss II (Saracens) 8 16
6. Norwich Lions 2nd XV 8 15
7. Wymondham II 8 12

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