By Alan John
For the past few years Pencoed have been one of our “bogey” teams, especially when playing on their patch. BUT NO MORE!
Within the first five minutes a brilliant overlapping move by Callum and Jack saw Dylan cross their line. Five minutes later we saw the phenonomon of a straight 50 metre run by Callum to score with his then converting the try.
Later, as they were defending a panicked kick for touch was charged down by Tom (S) to score. This was followed by an awkward, but successful pick-upand charge for the line by Sean.
Half time and we we leading 22 pts to nil.
In the 2nd half we saw a perfect dummy by Tom (D) before his 30 metre run to score. This was followed by an excellent flow of passing along the back line for Rami to score. The final score came from the base of the scrum with Jay (B) drawing the man with a delayed pass enabling Jack to show his speed with a 25 metre run to score.
I would hasten to add that this was NOT a one-sided game as Pencoed kept attacking but our DEFENCE was AWESOME! Every single player laid his body on the line as if they were determined to prevent the opposition from crossing their line. In the past, I have
criticised the lads for poor tackling but NOT TODAY!
Final Score: Llandaff North u16 37-0 Pencoed u16
Scorers : Tries :- Dylan / Callum / Tom (S) / Sean / Tom (D) / Rami / Jack. Conv Callum
Highlights. : – Naturally, I have had to quote the names of the scorers but it would be unfair to select an individual, as the WHOLE SQUAD played out of their skin! The Pack steamrollered over Pencoed with the Backs showing their versatility with Runs, Breaks, Dummies etc.
(It should be noted that our Top Scorer was absent (Cardiff again) but the squad played as a complete unit)
WELL PLAYED LADS —- A WONDERFUL ALL- ROUND PERFORMANCE — KEEP ON ROCKING