Bury 20 LSH 100 (12/11/2017)
Well, In all my days, I’ve never been involved with a team that scored 20 tries!!! 20!!!
Bury weren’t a bad side at all, perhaps relying a bit too much on their big lad. But that shouldn’t detract from the tremendous performance the boys put in. On a glorious morning (if a little chilly), for good open rugby, the minutes silence was impeccably observed so thank you for that.
Every one of the guys played their part this morning. No idea who scored all the tries, but certainly tries from MoM again James, Darren, Jack, Rhys, Bailey, Luke, Jake, Nathan, Thomas and probably others too, sorry if I missed anyone. The final two tries summed up the way we want the boys to play, strong running, offloads everywhere, good support running and great inter passing, especially the last with a fantastic offload from Milky to Rhys. Great to see so many tries and try scorers, Luke with 4, even with the last 15 mins off the pitch. Great hands and timing of runs, much better support play, clearing out and turnovers much more prominent, ball presentation better, and a great positive attitude.
Much better rucking today, strong scrummaging, great D, and lots of support play. Excellent stuff. They scored their four tries from two bad kick offs from us and two mistakes from bad passing. If we can concentrate on those little details it looks good for the season.
Handling was amazing, but we do still need to let the ball do the work and stretch defences and create the space to exploit. The kick chase was good, as was the kicking. Thanks to Ben for coming over to Bury to cheer on the boys too. Obviously keen to get stuck in.
Pretty happy coaches tonight. Well done guys. Same again next week, and make sure the MoM socks are worn James!!!