Luctonians 8-26 The Blues

Macclesfield made it 7 bonus point wins on the bounce when they travelled to Luctonians and secured a 8-26 win. The five points also meant that Macc replaced Sedgely Park Tigers at the top of the table going into the first break of the season.

The Blues dominated possession in the first half but stubborn Luctonians defence meant that Macc only went in at the break one try to the good.

The try came on 28 minutes, The Blues won a line out deep in their opponent’s territory, set the driving maul and Dave Marwick was there to dot down at the back for his eighth try in as many games.

It took ten minutes of the second half for The Blues to get their second try. A strong scrummage from the Macc pack resulted in Tom Eaton feeding number eight Franky Barker to touch down, Lewis Barker converted and gave The Blues a 12 point lead.

Both sides were then reduced to 14 men, Henry Monkley of Luctonians was the first man in the bin for repeated offenses and then Blues captain Mike Finnemore followed for taking a Luctonians man out in the air.

Luctonians got their first points on the board shortly after Finnemore was sent to the bin, with a penalty kicked by Louis Silver.

The hosts were then reduced to 13 men on the hour mark though, and Macclesfield took immediate advantage of the extra man, The Blues scrum once providing the platform, the ball was moved wide and Elliot Brierley finished well to score, Barker once again converting.

On 69 minutes Macclesfield increased the gap between the two sides and secured the bonus point. Lewis Barker showing a great turn of pace to glide between defenders and dive in under the posts. The young Welshman converted his own score and moved The Blues onto 26 points.

The hosts got a well deserved consolation try late in the game, setting a strong drive from the line out and crashing over the line, Dan Smith the scorer.

 

Giles Heagerty and Chris Jones deliver the post match talk.
Giles Heagerty delivers the post match talk.

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