On May 23 the second-round clash between Wesley and Drew’s saw another physical Rawson game, with both teams not giving an inch. Both teams excelled in defense, however were lacking in times with ball in hand. This saw a tight first half, with Drew’s leading 12-0 through a try out wide and a penalty try for a dominant scrum.
The teams started the second half hard and fast, however Drew’s began to look better with the ball in hand, and managed to score a few well-worked tries. Harry Todd ran some impressive lines to extend the lead and Rory Suttor scored a brilliant long range solo try. The score line did not reflect the tight contest that was fought out however both teams displayed a lot of talent.
Thank you to all the match officials who adjudicated the game and to all the supporters who came and watched. We now look toward the Rawson final wherein the Andrew’s team is aiming to defend the title against the similarly undefeated Paul’s boys, in what is shaping up to be a cracking match.
– Oliver Stump
Photos from the round can be viewed here.