All Blacks ease to victory at local rivals Burnley

Action from Colne and Nelson's 44-10 win at Burnley seconds
Action from Colne and Nelson's 44-10 win at Burnley seconds
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Saturday saw Colne visit their local rivals in what was to be an excellent win for the All Blacks.

First blood went to Colne in the 10th minute when Dean Edwards converted a penalty from under the sticks.

Action from Colne and Nelson's win at Burnley

Action from Colne and Nelson's win at Burnley

In the 20th minute, some strong work by the Colne pack saw Adam Padgett power his way over the try line. The kick was converted by Edwards, leaving Colne 10 points to the good.

Some excellent possession by Colne saw them get a line out close to the opposition 22.

The ball was plucked out of the air by Luke Edwards, and an very strong drive by Colne saw him able to put the ball down over the try line, kick not converted.

In the 35th minute, Burnley kicked a penalty, leaving Colne leading 15-3, which is how it remained at half-time.

Colne and Nelson beat Burnley seconds 44-10

Colne and Nelson beat Burnley seconds 44-10

A strong start by Colne to the second half saw a solo effort by Connor Kinnane, which saw him outrun the Burnley defence and put the ball down in the corner, kick once again converted by Dean Edwards, leaving Colne leading 22-3.

The 65th minute saw another catch and drive from a lineout, allowing Luke Edwards to again cross the whitewash, kick not converted.

Five minutes later the ball was caught deep in the Colne half, and with some good ground made, the ball was passed out to Kinnane, who again outpaced the Burnley defence and dotted down over the whitewash. The kick was converted, which left Colne leading 34-3.

Shortly afterwards, good play by the Burnley forwards saw them score a try in the corner and the kick was converted with the score now 34-10.

Action from Colne and Nelson's 44-10 win over Burnley seconds

Action from Colne and Nelson's 44-10 win over Burnley seconds

In the 75th minute, an excellent crossfield kick by Kyle Hargreaves saw Jordan Cardwell set off on a long chase, and having beaten the Burnley defender for pace, was able to collect the ball and drop it over in the corner, kick not converted.

The final score came direct from the resulting kick-off. The ball was caught deep in the Colne half, passed out to Kyle Hargreaves, who gave a quick pass to Luke Edwards right on halfway.

Despite his earlier little pinky dislocation, he was able to outpace the faltering Burnley defence, and having run the full half of the pitch, he then put the ball down under the posts.

That was to be the final score of the day, with Colne running out the victors 44 points to 10.