3rd XV vs East Peckham 1st at home

  • Competition: Invicta 2 East 17/18
  • Squad: 3rd XV
  • Date: Saturday 7th of October 2017 15:00
  • Final Score: 67 - 6

Match Report

                           Canterbury 3rd 67  East Peckham 6


The game got off to an auspicious start, with smart handling and physical running in the mid field making space for winger Ollie Simpson to gallop. Canterbury quickly followed this up with a powerful try from Luke Murray, but East Peckham kept themselves in the game by punishing Canterbury's ill discipline with three pointers. The first half continued in this way - Canterbury tries, including particularly memorable solo efforts from Brad Allchurch and JJ Gallagher, followed up by East Peckham penalties.
In the second half Canterbury accelerated through Andre  Allen (three tries), Ollie Simpson (two more to complete the hat-trick), Simon Jaynes and Brad Allchurch for his second. Especially worth noting was Andre Allen's third try, in which he covered something close to 200 metres on a diagonal run the length of the pitch. Man of the match went to Alex Fever for his aggressive carrying.

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# Team Pld Pts
1 Cinderford 23 110
2 Chinnor 23 100
3 Redingensians 23 85
4 Taunton Titans 23 85
5 Redruth 23 74
6 Bury St Edmunds 23 64
7 Henley 23 63
8 Tonbridge Juddians 23 60
9 Worthing 23 58
10 Canterbury 23 56
11 Barnstaple 23 46
12 London Irish Wild Geese 23 43
13 Clifton 23 39
14 Old Redcliffians 23 35
15 Wimbledon 23 34
16 Broadstreet 23 25