Wymondham keep tight grip on second spot after winning a 13-try cracker


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Wymondham are looking to secure second place in the table after a big home win, coupled with Crusaders' defeat at home to Ipswich YM.

A good line-out take by Liam Browning saw Will Shaw link with David Blake to score the first try, converted by Charlie Duffin. before Shaun Rix added a second.

Straight from the re-start Tom Poole started a brilliant move which saw Billy Duffin release Josh Cousens to score a third try, converted by Charlie Duffin.

Finbar Conway was his usual marauding self and James Boggan rock solid in the second row with Browning and before long they were involved in a maul which drove for the visitors' line and Lee Bartlett scored an unconverted bonus point try which was just rewards for the fine work by the pack.

Woodbridge were shell-shocked at this stage but began to find their feet and replied with a well-taken unconverted try.

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Rix and Chris Collins-Reed on the wings had had some wonderful bursts down the flanks and another good backs move saw Collins-Reed sprint clear to score a well deserved try, converted by Charlie Duffin, making the score 33-5.

The hosts started the second half and before they had settled, Woodbridge scored, unconverted. It was obvious the visitors had started to run as much ball as possible after the half-time talk and their confidence was returning. Rix picked up an injury and Alex Wigney came on.

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Sillett was given a well-deserved rest and Kirk Vincent came into the second row with Boggan moving forward.

Summers was turning over a good few mauls and won another and then fed Shaw. Wigney played link man and released Cousens for his second try, converted by Charlie Duffin. The visitors scored again to close it to 40-17.

Wymondham attacked again and a quickly taken free-kick by Auden Airdrie was fed out and Wigney and Poole combined wonderfully with Wigney scoring.

Woodbridge hit back with two well-taken converted tries to narrow the score to 45-31 but good work again by Wigney eventually saw Poole cross over for the last unconverted try and bring the final score to 50-31.

The crowd had been witness to a 13-try extravaganza and a perfect afternoon's entertainment.

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