Saracens defeated at The Nest

Hornets Colts registered a comfortable home victory over Bristol Saracens.

HORNETS welcomed Bristol Saracens to The Nest in their latest league encounter and ran out 38-10 winners.

Straight from the outset, Sarries put Hornets under pressure and some strong direct running had Hornets deep in their own half and after plenty of phases they breeched the defence to score.

Hornets started to string some phases together and play some rugby of their own. Strong runs by Wall and Hill got Hornets deep into Sarries 22. A driving maul at the line-out and good work by Hancock and Humphris put Constable over, converted by Humphris.

Holyday typically broke through to score another try, converted by Humphris to finish the half.

A few changes at the break and some fresh legs helped the cause. Aplin enjoying his loose roll at seven was making some storming runs and Locker would get over the gain line every time.

A penalty in Sarries half and a quick tap and Coleman was available to collect the pass and surge over, converted by Francis.

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To their credit, Sarries came straight back and got a well-deserved try before another tap penalty and Holyday bulldozed his way over, converted by Fry.

Coleman was a constant thorn in the side of Sarries as he carried many times and in the last 10 minutes he completed his hat-trick with the help of Fry and Keane Williams.

Although happy collecting all five points available for the league campaign, Hornets will need to raise their game when Hornets welcome Burnham to The Nest for a National Plate match.

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