Nottingham Succumb to Welsh Power
London Welsh showed why they are being tipped as favourites for
the Greene King IPA Championship following a display of power
against Nottingham Rugby at Meadow Lane.
The Exiles ran out 46-19 winners secured on the back of a
dominant forward display and a flawless kicking performance from
Despite tries from Ed Styles and Harrison Lee-Everton,
Nottingham struggled to cope with the well drilled Welsh forwards
and conceded penalty after penalty as the match wore on.
The battle of attrition took its toll as Nottingham tired
noticeably around the 55 minute mark. Where Welsh could look
to a strong bench, Nottingham soldiered on as best they could, but
the fresh legs made the difference that allowed the visitors to a
secure a well deserved bonus point.
Nottingham will be pleased with their efforts in the first half
as they showed that they can still mix it with the best in the
league, but the small numbers available to the Green and Whites
will be of concern as the long season wears on.
Full match report to follow...