Gordano go top

Broad Plain 0 pts Gordano Sharks 29 pts - GORDANO leapfrogged Imperial to top spot in the Somerset One League, with this emphatic, if bad tempered win.

Broad Plain 0 pts

Gordano Sharks 29 pts

GORDANO leapfrogged Imperial to top spot in the Somerset One League, with this emphatic, if bad tempered win.

After weathering an early storm from a pumped up Broad Plain, Gordano opened the scoring with a Matt Poulson penalty.


You may also want to watch:


Stepping up the pace, the visitors went into the break with a 13-0 advantage, thanks to tries from wing Alex Underwood and full-back Poulson, catching a deft kick to the corner flag by centre Dean Ashfield.

The Sharks fitter pack dominated in all areas, and a driving maul allowed flanker Ben Harvey to peel off and score on his long awaited comeback game.

Most Read

Number 10 Aaron French, who caused havoc in the hosts defence, started a move that saw young centre Josh Richards sidestep his way to the line. Then Underwood burnt off the Plain defence to secure his brace, following a good backs move.

The game was deteriorating, with both teams losing a man to the sin bin for fighting.

Flanker Paul Richards joined his son on the scoresheet before the overworked ref had enough and blew for time five minutes early.

Poulson had added two second half conversions to give the Sharks a 29-0 victory.

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