Comfortable league victory for Gordano.

PUBLISHED: 12:03 15 November 2017

Rugby ball.

Rugby ball.

Archant

Gordana enjoyed a comfortable victory over Old Reds, a team just below them in the league.

Gordano 39 pts

Old Reds 17 pts

Gordano welcomed Old Reds to Caswell Lane with the intentions to open a gap themselves and the teams just below them in the league.

Gordano started well and were handed a simple three points, but it was a well-taken try by Noah Homles-McAdam in the fourth minute that got Gordano on the front foot.

The rest of the first half was a little more cagey with both teams not taking the opportunities that were in front of them, while the Old Reds closed the half with a penalty goal to make the score 8-3.

Once again Gordano started the half well and a quick tap penalty caused confusion in the visitors’ defence and went 60 metres to score under the posts.

Gordano extended their lead with another penalty from Hodg, but on the hour Old Reds showed their quality and scored a try of their own close the gap to 18-10.

In the last 10 minutes, Gordano stepped up a gear and looked to pull away. Two quick tries by Jack Thomas and Hodge gave Gordano the game and the bonus points.

Old Reds got a penalty try to close the gap, but replacement James Walker showed his freshness when he scored a great try to finish the game.

This was another great result for Gordano, picking up their eighth bonus point win of the season. The Mark’s Barbers man of the match was second row Ollie Critchley.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Other Sport Stories

Clevedon lost an entertaining encounter with Bridgwater, just missing out on a losing bonus point.

Read more

Gordano returned to the top of the table after this derby success over Nailsea & Backwell.

Read more

Nailsea & Backwell 2nd XV passed the 100-point mark against a spirited Yate team.

Read more

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu athlete Giorgio Villis became the European Gi junior champion and runner-up in the No Gi championships.

Read more

Clevedon Town striker Lucas Vowles scored his seventh goal in the last seven games to help his team to a 2-0 victory over Bridport.

Read more

Nailsea & Tickenham returned from Taunton with all three points after defeating Staplegrove 7-1.

Read more

A goal with the last kick of the game gave Portishead Town Ladies all three points at Chippenham.

Read more

Portishead Town Girls Under-14s held league leaders Ilminster Town to a draw and then beat bottom club Bradley Stoke 12-0.

Read more

Nailsea & Backwell Under-13s returned from Avonmouth with an emphatic victory.

Read more

Portishead Juniors Under-12s reached the semi-finals of the Avon Youth League Cup after a 4-1 success over Whitchurch Sports.

Read more

Most Read Sport

Read Online

Image
Read the North Somerset Times e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 7°C

min temp: 6°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

Somerset's trusted business finder

Find planning applications