Norwich 67, Newmarket 7

Norwich put on a feast in their last home game of the season to destroy bottom side Newmarket.

The hosts were quickly out of the blocks with a brace of tries for young winger Toby Neil in the fourth and 14th minutes, the second of which full-back Jay O'Brien converted. Inbetween, scrum-half Joe Srokowski went over for O'Brien to add the conversion. This put Norwich 19 points up and they never looked back.

After half an hour No 8 Aaron Nicholson went over after an outrageous dummy from second row Gareth Leake had created the opening. O'Brien added the conversion. Moments later man-of-the-match Jonny Coltman finished off a flowing move after an initial break by skipper Jonny Wheater.This was not converted.

Just before half-time Wheater got on the scoresheet and O'Brien added the conversion to make the score 38-0 in Norwich's favour.

Norwich had to play into the wind after the break and Newmarket got on the board with a converted try.


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The hosts regained control when Coltman scored his second try, which was not converted.

After 65 minutes Wheater scored his second try, after a deft kick ahead, which went unconverted.

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The best try of the game was scored by O'Brien after 32 minutes as the ball went sweetly through several pairs, but the scorer was unable to convert.

The game was wrapped up with two further Norwich tries, one by replacement centre Jordy Walker and the other by young fly-half Chris Parrott, both of which were converted by O'Brien.

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