Touch Rugby 2014

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Fakenham v Thetford (Hogston Crowley Cup)

Fakenham 26 Norwich 40

Fakenham had two debutants in the side to play Norwich 2nd, Lenny Drummy a 17 year old three-quarter and tight-head prop Stuart Moyse,they both had great debut games and gave added value to the Fakenham performance. Lenny was asked to step in at stand-off after captain Joe Bane-Young suffered a knee injury, a big step for such a young player, but he handled the responsibility very well. Norwich second team travelled with a good mixture of youth and experience to produce a very competitive side.

The game was end to end with Norwich taking the lead with a converted try and Fakenham responding with a converted try from Bob Sayer and converted by Joe Bane-Young (7-7). Oscar Cotton having another great game scored next for Fakenham but the conversion was missed (12-7). Norwich went on the offensive pushing deep into the Fakenham half and were rewarded with an

Thetford 69 Fakenham 16

Fakenham went into this EC2 match with key players missing due to a mix of injury and a couple of players carrying the seasons' wear and tear. An away game and Fakenhams last EC2 match of the season, Thetford, who were to be crowned as champions no matter what the outcome of the game was, soon showed why they were top of the table with strong running and unforgiving tackling. Thetford went 7- 0 up with a well worked try which was converted. Fakenham then fought back with two penalties from Tom Bane-Young to make the score 7-6. Thetford started piling on the pressure and pressed forwards and scored another try and conversion to make the score 14-6. Fakenham in reply drove into the Thetford 22 metre area and then forced a lineout which they lost and in the issuing melee one of