Abbots give Wake-up call to the opposition
Relentless visitors overrun hosts led by faultless fly-half RUGBY UNION
Dale Brimble got the action under way, with Wake converting the first try of the day, before Neil Gordge and Liam McPherson scoring in quick succession.
Kyle Buckingham got his name on the scoresheet alongside Wake – who converted all first half tries – just before the break, to rush into an unassailable 38-0 lead.
The relentless Abbots continued their onslaught when just minutes into the second half, both Buckingham and Wake scored tries, again converted by the latter.
get frustrated, with a card issued for the illegal use of a boot, while Wake’s kicking helped the visitors breeze towards the points.
Dan Tuckwell scored the final try of the match, again converted by the faultless Wake, to wrap up a fantastic win that puts then top of the early Herts & Middx Division Two table.
Abbots will hope to continue their great start when hosting Herts side Chess Valley on Saturday.
Uxbridge are fifth in the same division after a 17-5 victory over neighbours Ickenham.
After falling 12-0 behind just after the interval, Ickenham fullback Dave Howard scored late on to give the visitors hope, before Uxbridge sealed the victory.
Ed Baildon, Nick Guy, Dan Lewis and Simon Batts got on the scoresheet for the home side, who are at Mill Hill on Saturday, while Ickenham host Hendon.
Elsewhere, Old Merchant Taylors’ suffered a 34-3 home defeat against Harrow in London Two North West.
They took the lead with a penalty, but a rampant Harrow side came back to emerge victorious.
OMT will be aiming to get back to winning ways at Tabard. this weekend.
In London One North, Ruislip flew into a 20-0 lead against Thurrock, but ultimately came up short.
Thurrock pulled a try back just before the break, and it proved influential as Ruislip collapsed in the second half, losing 33-23.
Ruislip will be hoping to bounce back on Saturday, when they travel to Romford & Gidea Park.