Romford & Gidea Park RFC V Thurrock RFC
By Tony Millsom
A cold wet windy day and Thurrock RFC keep the the plan
Today was very wet and windy but this did not stop the mighty T's playing exactly to the plan. We started at a fierce pace and was 0-5 up within 5 mins. This was a very well worked try which came out from the pack quickly through good hands to Harry T who made 2 fantastic hands offs to score in the corner. The second try came from our forward pack with some nicely controlled pick and goes, this ended up with Harry K going over which was also converted by Connan (0-12 to T's). The third try was a copy of the second. This time it was Tomiwa's chance to pick the ball up and crash over, this one was converted by Harry M (0-19 to T's), this concluded the First Half. The second half saw the T's make some changes to the team which strengthened what was an already solid performance and Thurrock RFC were again going over within 5 mins of the restart. This one was from a scrum won against the head by T's and with quick ball out to Alfie and a solid strong run he went over by the post's, this was also converted by Harry M (0-26 to T's). The next was a quick line out from Harry M to Connan which was then fed to Ed who broke through and delivered a beautiful flat pass to Kieran who was waiting patiently on the wing and was rewarded with a lovely try in the corner (0-31 to T's). Romford RFC then had a 10min spell of pressure on the T's line and due to a lack of concentration Romford pulled one back (7-31 to T's). The last try came from Harry T who had been moved from centre to Number 8, with a powerful pick and go from the last scrum he crashed over for his second of the match. Final score 7-36 to T's. A very strong team performance. Well done lads, your hard work is definitely paying off.