By Alan John
A few months ago in the freezing cold GALE that was Brecon put 50 points on us and in the first minute they must have anticipated a repeat performance as our defence, which has been good of late, was woefully inadequate! From their Kick-off we had possession in our 22 but somehow allowed them a turnover and a 22 metre jog without our laying a hand on the player!
BUT they soon realised that we were not an easy touch when good work by the Pack saw Joe (C) dive over the line followed by an excellent conversion by Joe (M). A poor tackle allowed them an easy 40 metre try ( down 7 – -12 )
From the Drop-out we went on the attack again and with the Pack hammering away at their defence Jay (B) gave an intelligent overhead chip, follow-up by Adam , =a 2nd chip by Jay (B) saw Joe (C) score again ! 12 – 12 )
Next came a 50 metre run ( brushing away any tackles ) by Jack and we were ahead ( 17 – 12 )
Again our tackling let us down, conceding another try and on the stroke of half-time we conceded a penalty. ( Down 17 – 20 )
Unfortunately the absence of matches during the past few weeks began to tell on our fitness but Brecon must have continued playing, (and battling the wind) as in the second half our defence crumbled and they scored four tries!
BUT, as I have said before, THIS TEAM does NOT give up and we scored two tries. — The first following a barnstorming run by Jack with Andrew crossing the line and a charge-down and “follow-up by Joe (M)
Final Score Llandaff North Youth 27-44 Brecon Youth
Scorers : Tries Joe (C) 2 / Joe (M) / Jack / Andrew –Conv. Joe (M)
WELL PLAYED LADS The final score did not do you Justice. !!!