Date: Sat 5th Nov 2016
Harlow traveled to bottom placed Ilford knowing that they could not be complacent to hopefully gain top place in the table.
Harlow’s team had a few changes with Mitch Hodgkinson coming into hooker to replace new father Mark Bowering.
Deputant’s Alfie Clark on the wing & Teddy Treble sub.
Harlow came across an Ilford side who were not going to lay down without a fight.
Ilford’s large pack made it very difficult for Harlow to get clean ball out to their back line.
It was not until the 15th minute that Open side wing forward Weston managed to break free & score Harlows first try.
As the first half progressed Harlows backs were finding more space and a excellent attacking run from Alfie Clark beating his winger & off loading to Tarsey gave Harlow their 2nd try.
10-0 Converted by Ross Stalley 12-0
Half Time 12-0
Harlow needed a good second half performance to secure them a good points difference in the table.
Turn over ball from Harlows backs gave Alfie Clark the space to score his first try.
17-0. Conversion Stalley 19-0
On the 60th minute quick passing from McGlone & Tarsey released Weston for his second try & Harlows 4th giving them the bonus point. 24 – 0. Converted Stalley
This opened up the game for Harlow which saw them score 2 further trys in the next 10 minutes. An individual try from Weston giving him his third of the game.
31-0 Converted Stalley 33-0
A first Harlow try from substitute Teddy 38-0 Converted Stalley. 40-0.
Teddy Treble finished off a good second half performance with his second try .
With minutes to go Ilford stuck with it & scored a conserlation try in the last minute of the game.
Final score. 45 -5….