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p style="text-align: justify;"span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12pt;"Broadstreet Rugby Football Club fight on with another maximum points win in strongNational League Three Midlands/strong over the battling boys from strongNewport Salop RFC/strong; but it took a fifteen minute second half surge to sink the plucky travellers and to seize the spoils writes strongBob Harcourt/strong.nbsp;nbsp; On a pleasant Spring afternoon in perfect conditions for rugby, injuries in the opening ten minutes to number eight strongChris Wood/strong and flanker strongJamie Harrop/strong took some of the shine off this strong41/strong points to strong25/strong victory, but with players of the calibre of strongBeau Carney/strong and strongChris Zutic/strong coming off the bench to replace them, play saw little or no disruption in the back row department, as ‘Street took a strong20 – 11/strong lead into half time.nbsp; Tries from astute replacement open sidestrong Carney/strong; everywhere centre strongTodd Freemantle/strong and man-of the match performance lock strongAndy Solomon, /strongput paid to strongNewport/strong’s dogged fight after getting back to strong20 – 18 /strongjust a couple of minutes into the second half, as tricky Fishes’ winger strongSamson/strong strongMasiyarira/strong scored the first of his two tries. nbsp;/span/p

p style="text-align: justify;"span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: helvetica;"span style="margin: 0px 10px 0px 0px; float: left; display: inherit; max-width: 148px;" class="wf_caption"img src="http://www.broadstreet-rugby.co.uk/images/stories/Lees_Photos/Andy-Solomon-2.jpg" width="150" height="150" alt="Andy-Solomon-2" /strongspan style="max-width: 150px; text-align: center; display: block;"Andy Solomon/span/strong/spanIn the first half, fly half strongDanny Richards/strong landed two penalty kicks and two conversions to add to scrum half strongNick Thatcher’s/strong tap and go try on seventeen minutes and a maiden touch down six minutes before the break by full back strongCorey Venus, /strongafter lock strongMattnbsp;Solomon/strong had picked up a wayward pass around his ankles to deliver a scoring pass.nbsp; strongNewport/strong’s strongLiam Holder/strong kept his Shropshire side in touch with a try and two penalty goals.nbsp; strongHalf Time: Broadstreet 20 - Newport 11. nbsp;/strong/span/p

p style="text-align: justify;"span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: helvetica;"span style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 10px; float: right; display: inherit; max-width: 148px;" class="wf_caption"img src="http://www.broadstreet-rugby.co.uk/images/stories/Lees_Photos/Matt-Solomon-2.jpg" width="150" height="150" alt="Matt-Solomon-2" /strongspan style="max-width: 150px; text-align: center; display: block;"Matt Solomon/span/strong/spanAfter the strongMasiyarira/strong claw back and eight minutes into the second half, strongNewport/strong’s strongChris Perry/strong earned himself a yellow for being offside at a ruck and the indiscipline saw his side concede fourteen points in his absence; as first strongBeau Carney/strong finished off another strongThatcher/strong tap and go, with the ball passing through the supporting hands of strongMatthew Solomon/strong and strongBen Dawes/strong; and then strongTodd Freemantle /strongintercepted a pass fromstrong /strongtwo try ‘Port hero strongMasiyarira,/strong to run in from thirty metres and, with strongRichards /strongconverting both, the score advanced to strong34 – 18 /strongwith 23 minutes to go. nbsp;/span/p

p style="text-align: justify;"span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: helvetica;"span style="margin: 0px 10px 0px 0px; float: left; display: inherit; max-width: 148px;" class="wf_caption"img src="http://www.broadstreet-rugby.co.uk/images/stories/Lees_Photos/Todd-Freemantle-2.jpg" width="150" height="150" alt="Todd-Freemantle-2" /strongspan style="max-width: 150px; text-align: center; display: block;"Todd Freemantle/span/strong/spanThat man,strong Freemantle,/strong had spilled the ball over the line earlier in the game, whilst flamboyantly trying to score.nbsp; Asked what she thought of her progeny’s faux pas, strongMrs Freemantle/strong said i“I’m saying nothing!”/i but then couldn’t resist adding, i“But I can’t stand show-boating!”nbsp; /iSorry strongTodd/strong - but Mam does possess a formidable rugby pedigree in being a strongJenkins/strong and marrying a strongFreemantle!nbsp; /strong[iHappy 80th Birthday Roly and Many Happy Returns! and thank your family for returning the Stilton strong-/strong Son-in-law Steve knows that that cheese must be at least twenty year old?/i] nbsp;/span/p

p style="text-align: justify;"span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: helvetica;"span style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 10px; float: right; display: inherit; max-width: 148px;" class="wf_caption"img src="http://www.broadstreet-rugby.co.uk/images/stories/Lees_Photos/Danny-Richards-2.jpg" width="150" height="150" alt="Danny-Richards-2" /strongspan style="max-width: 150px; text-align: center; display: block;"Danny Richards/span/strong/spanAnyway, to make his amends, strongMasiyarira/strong intercepted a strongRichards/strong’strong /strongwide pass three minutes later to sprint seventy metres for a try, converted by strongHolder, 34 – 25 /stronggiving Newport renewed hope with ten minutes still to play.nbsp; But, it was lock strongAndy Solomon/strong who put the final nail in the visitor’s coffin as he finished of slick phase play; involving forwards and backs, and a great performance of his own, with a well-deserved try, duly converted by fly half strongDanny Richards/strong in an afternoon’s consummate kicking display of seven out of seven attempts, strong41 – 25.nbsp; /strongWith a minute to go the bullocking strongGareth Turner/strong copped a yellow for a ruck infringement but ‘Street were already home and dry with a healthy sixteen point lead and maximum league points attained.nbsp; strongFull /strongstrongTime: Broadstreet 41 - Newport 25. nbsp;/strong/span/p

p style="text-align: justify;"span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: helvetica;"With so many changes over the last few weeks, one can excuse play being a bit disjointed at times but, there was more than enough team play and application to deserve a bag full of the spoils.nbsp; Well done chaps, Newport are a good outfit with no little skill and loads of pace to wit! nbsp;/span/p

p style="text-align: justify;"nbsp;span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12pt;"strongCameo Moment:/strong That pick-up off his toes by the 6’ 5” strongMatt Solomon/strong to deliver a dexterous scoring pass. nbsp;/span/p

p style="text-align: justify;"nbsp;span style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 12pt;"strongTeam:/strongPendleton, Pearl, Tatlow; Solomon A, Solomon M; Turner, Harrop, Wood (C); Thatcher, Richards; Harris Tommy, Freemantle, McGrory, Murray; Venus. strongReps:/strong Dawes, Carney, Zutic. nbsp;/span/p

p style="text-align: justify;"span style="font-size: 18pt; color: #228b22;"strongspan style="font-family: helvetica;"Away to Nuneaton next week, so no need for further comment! nbsp;/span/strong/span/p

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