12 February 2020 / Club News

07/12/19: Skewen vs Brynamman

Following a disappointing result at Brynn Amman at the start of the season Skewen knew this was a game they had to win,

Brynamman opened the score with a penalty after only 3 minutes. Skewen 0 Brynamman 3

Skewen took the lead on the 5th minute when a Brynamman scrum on their 22 was driven back at a rate of knots by a strong Skewen drive. The subsequent turn over saw the ball quickly moved to centre Cai Morgan who crossed near the corner to score a try converted by Anthony Busselli . Skewen 7 Brynamman 3.

The strong Skewen scrummage on the 15th minute enabled Skewen to further their lead following a scrum penalty converted by Anthony Busselli Skewen 10 Brynamman 3.

Brynamman reduced the deficit with a penalty on the half hour . Skewen 10 Brynamman 6.

Following considerable Skewen pressure in the Brynamman half following good phase play and quick handling winger Andrew Pearson crossed for a try in the corner converted by Anthony Busselli.

Half Time Skewen 17 Brynamman 6.

The second half was a well matched affair with both sides defence dominating attacks. The only score of the half came from good phase play by Brynamman in the Skewen 22 which led to a converted try on the 5th minute of the second Half. Skewen 17 Brynamman1 3.

. Despite considerable pressure Skewen defence held out for a well-deserved victory

Full time Skewen 17 Brynamman 13.

A hard fought victory based on an aggressive defence. A strong scrummage often putting Brynamman on the back foot. Overall  a solid team effort with the back row putting in an excellent well balanced performance.

Skewen Team

15 Anthony Busselli

14Andrew Pearson

 13 Cai Morgan/ Mark Harvey

12 Tom Kingdom

11 Sam Collins

 10 Jaimie Kirkhouse

9 Rhodri Wells

8. Richard Davies

7 Will Pope/

6 Leigh Dunsford

 5 Dai Carter

4 James Price

3 Mark Jones/ Scott Mahoney

2 Reece Jenkins    

1 Johnny Gethin

Subs Johnny Vaughan

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