All Blacks impress in the mud as they earn convincing victory against Ormskirk

Colne and Nelson scrum down against Ormskirk (s).
Colne and Nelson scrum down against Ormskirk (s).
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Colne and Nelson, looking to finish the season on a high, enjoyed a 30-14 win at home to Ormskirk on Saturday

The All Blacks scored first as an infringement in the ruck area allowed Ormskirk to clear their lines. With the ball not reaching touch, Gane drew his man and set Cardwell off. An offload in the tackle allowed Edwards to cross the Ormskirk 22, and Whittaker was on hand to finish the move off, conversion missed.

Padgett then collected the ball on the halfway line, before he was eventually brought down on the Ormskirk 22. Hesketh and Wood secured the ruck, giving clean ball to Hargeaves. Feeding the forwards from the base of the ruck, Colne began to draw defenders in. a few pick and drives and Colne soon found them selves over the whitewash again.

A near replica of the first try again put Colne across the line. This time Kinnane broke the gain line and offloaded to centre partner Tindall. Drawing the last man, Beresford collected the offload and crossed.

As the half drew to a close, Colne were able to attack the Ormskirk line for a final time. and Kinnane was on hand to give the All Blacks a 20-0 lead.

Ormskirk kicked-off the second half, and with the ball not going 10, Colne elected for a scrum. Picked up at the base from Edwards, he drew the flanker and popped to Hargreaves. Passing the 10 metre line, Hargreaves fired a pass into the hands of Tindall, who was able to race away and dot the ball down.

Ormskirk came back with two scores to make it 27-14, but Colne managed to extended their lead in the final minutes from the boot of Tindall.

The seconds continued their run of form to make it three wins in a row as they beat Bolton 13-10.

Both teams are away tomorrow with the firsts playing a friendly at Hutton, and the seconds travelling to Orrell.