Friendly victory for Burnham

Burnham put out a young side in this friendly against Barton Hill.

Burnham 20 pts

Barton Hill 10 pts

BURNHAM took the opportunity to keep playing and used this friendly game as a chance to utilise some of their promising young players.

After five minutes, Burnham were awarded a penalty scrum. Piper quickly passed out to Mason Shaw to force his way over. Fifteen minutes later, a long clearing kick from Russell Pike was gathered by Barton Hill, who attacked from deep, only for Maka to intercept and score under the posts. Piper converted for a 12-0 lead.

You may also want to watch:

Ten minutes later, Pike produced a captain’s try after Burnham had recycled twice, enabling him to create a large hole to score under the posts.

Barton Hill replied with good retention to score out wide and o the stroke of half-time, following strong play by the pack, Piper found Tom Chaffey on the blindside to dive over for a 24-5 lead.

Most Read

The second half did not live up to the first and apart from a try each, Burnham’s scored by Luke Gowan, the game generally fizzled out.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus