Search

Eton Manor cut down Henwood’s Park

16:00 25 February 2015

Romford & Gidea Park's Peter O'Brien and Tyler Lawrence try to get to grips with their Eton Manor rivals (pic: DNR Glover)

Romford & Gidea Park's Peter O'Brien and Tyler Lawrence try to get to grips with their Eton Manor rivals (pic: DNR Glover)

Archant

London One North: Eton Manor 46 Romford & Gidea Park 0

Romford & Gidea Park's Ross Inwood goes on the attack against Eton Manor (pic: DNR Glover)Romford & Gidea Park's Ross Inwood goes on the attack against Eton Manor (pic: DNR Glover)

Romford & Gidea Park were beaten heavily by Eton Manor in the London One North last weekend, their eighth consecutive defeat.

Second-placed Manor ran in eight unanswered tries at the New Wilderness to consign Grant Henwood’s team to 15th league loss of the campaign.

Romford & Gidea Park's Paul Webb tries to make a tackle against Eton Manor (pic; DNR Glover)Romford & Gidea Park's Paul Webb tries to make a tackle against Eton Manor (pic; DNR Glover)

Park were without captain Steve Barfoot and veteran Jeff Woods and therefore fielded a younger and more inexperienced squad than usual.

And it didn’t take Jamie Connors team long to open the scoring and to add insult to injury winger George Robertson had suffered an injury before the opening score.

Romford & Gidea Park's Barney Savill tries to release Bamilele Coker (pic: DNR Glover)Romford & Gidea Park's Barney Savill tries to release Bamilele Coker (pic: DNR Glover)

Manor went on to add five more tries in the opening half as they ran riot against a weak Park outfit.

Henwood’s side rarely threatened during the opening 40 however Bamilele Coker did produce a great run from defence, but was unfortunately halted within touching distance of the opposition try line.

It meant Park came in at the break trailing by 34 points and facing a crushing defeat and a tough second half.

But they defended with great determination after the interval and withheld various Manor attacks.

The hosts didn’t break through until 31 minutes of the second period had been played and yellow cards to Tom Cameron and Glen Kennedy didn’t help the away sides cause.

Manor added one more try before full time to earn a 46-0 victory, but Henwood’s team could take solace from their second half display.

The defeat keeps them 12th in the table and the gap between themselves and 11th place Thurrock is 20 points now.

Romford & Gidea Park: Irwin, Kennedy, T Lawrence ©, M Catchpole, A Catchpole, Noyce, Lynn, O’Brien, Cameron, Duke, Robertson, Webb, Savill, Coker, Reid.

Replacements: B Lawrence, Inwood, Dearman.

Related articles

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Romford Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Romford Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Romford Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Romford Sports News

Yesterday, 18:35
Action from Marshalls Park's clash with Albany

Albany 1 Marshalls Park 4

Yesterday, 18:25
Marshalls Park's goalscorers face the camera

Marshalls Park 3 Harris Academy Beckenham 2 (aet)

Yesterday, 17:30
London Raiders forward Jacob Ranson lurks near the Oxford net (pic John Scott)

London Raiders forward Jacob Ranson reflects on week 2 action

Yesterday, 16:10
Paul Walter has signed an extended deal with Essex (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Fast bowler handed new contract after a string of good displays

Yesterday, 15:30
Scott Doe of Dagenham & Redbridge (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers defender pleased with how quickly team recovered from conceding equaliser to go ahead once again at Hayes Lane

West Ham United's Sofiane Feghouli appeals

Who was the man of the match against Southampton?

West Ham United's Mark Noble

Hammers captain Mark Noble is at a loss to explain the problems in the team

Yesterday, 11:00
Bath Rugby's Anthony Watson, Jonathan Joseph, Guy Mercer and Dave Attwood at Twickenham Stadium to announce

Club to face Leicester in capital

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

Kit yourself out and go Apple mad!

If you’re obsessed with Apple or just love a good gadget, this is a prize that will blow you away! An incredible £3,333 to spend on Apple goodies! How would you like to be the proud new owner of the Apple Watch?

VW Golf Estate

As we grow older it becomes more and more important to have means to travel about safely and quickly. Our friendship groups and families grow and the need to have a car that is not only safe but also fast and big enough for all our needs is ever more important. There are many cars on the market for such needs but none deals with them as efficiently or as neatly as a VW Golf Estate. These cars are build strong, long lasting and spacious for a reason. They cater to the needs of many and are some of the most popular cars currently on the market.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now