Ex­iles A side given a beat­ing by Quins

The Wokingham Paper - - RUGBY -

LON­DON IR­ISH’S A side were thrashed 45-7 by Har­lequins on Mon­day evening.

The sec­ond string, who lost their opener 38-19 to Glouces­ter last time out, came up well short again at Hazel­wood.

Tim Visser, Harry

Sloan, Dino Lamb, Char­lie Mulchrone, John Okafor, Cadan Mur­ley and Calum Wa­ters all crossed the white­wash for Quins while Ol­lie Hoskins scored Ir­ish’s only try.

De­spite the loss, the fix­ture did hand some valu­able game time to re­cently in­jured Tom Fowlie and Johnny Wil­liams as well as sum­mer sign­ings Lasha Lo­midze and Napo­lioni Nalaga.

But the hosts fell be­hind early on when winger Sloan dot­ted down in the cor­ner.

How­ever, they quickly hit back with Hoskins pow­er­ing over from close range af­ter Ja­cob Atkins had kicked for touch rather than tak­ing the three-point penalty.

This put the Ex­iles 7-5 ahead, but Quins stormed back to get their noses back in front mid­way through the first half through

Lamb, Okafor and Scot­land in­ter­na­tional Visser.

And the vis­i­tors pressed home their 24-7 half-time lead to win 45-7 as Mur­ley, Wa­ters and Mulchrone added their names to the score­sheet.

The A side’s next fix­ture is at Bris­tol in two weeks’ time.

LON­DON IR­ISH: Par­ton, M. Wil­liams, Fowlie, J. Wil­liams, Nalaga, Atkins, Brand, Small­bone, Wool­s­ten­croft, Hoskins (c), Lloyd, Basham, North­cote-Green, Cur­tis-Har­ris, Lo­midze.

Reps: Gleave, Hay, Chawatama, Paulo, McGeekie, Quintin, Hoadley, Has­sell-Collins.

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