Saturday, September 26, 2015

ENG 25-28 WAL (8-0-review)

by Big Joe Shep

A scrappy, defensive start from both sides saw poor Welsh lineouts and strong English scrums gave England the attacking edge and a Jonny May try to lead 16-9 at HT. Second half had matching penalties from Farrell & Biggar and a try saving tackle from Farrell kept England in front but a spirited Wales who suffered yet more injuries fought back with a Davies try & a superb winning Biggar penalty. Robshaw turned down a kick to level and that was that.

@bigjoeshep is the Owner and Head of Information & Knowledge Management at Digital Knowledge Zone.   An avid Leinster & Ireland Rugby fan, he came to rugby at the late age of 24, was a tight head prop, had at least 2 good runs in every game and retired at only 36 after 3 operations on his legs and now forms the 4th "virtual" person in a front row each time his beloved teams are playing (much to the annoyance of his suffering girlfriend who has to put up with being "embraced" by the Big Fella at each scrum!!!)

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