West Norfolk Ladies and Colts take pleasure in Diss friendly
Following the males’s match on Saturday, rugby action continued Sunday as Diss brought both their Ladies’ and Colts’ teams to West Norfolk.
The Ladies started the day taking to the pitch for the first time given that March, playing an adjusted form of the video game developed to reduce contact.
With new players making their launching for West and the group having never ever played a Ready4Rugby match, it was a case of discovering on the task.
But West Ladies’ rapidly settled in with Tiffany Turner scoring the first try within minutes of kick off.
Spirits were high as the ball moved fluidly through the hands of the team with further tries from Lucy Shaw, Danielle Barrett (2) and captain Amber Wadlow.
In the final quarter the flowing team work continued which allowed Sarah Hodgson to break through the Diss defensive line to pass to Lucy Parrish who scored in the far corner.
Diss Ladies never quit and in the last 15 minutes of the match handled to turn their combating spirit into 2 back to back tries. Both sides delighted in being back on the pitch and are anticipating a return fixture in January.
The match ended 13-2 to West Norfolk. Additonal try scorers were Tally Read (3 ), Sarah Hodgson (2) and Tiffany Turner (2 ). Gamer of the Match was Danielle Barrett who made her debut for the team.
Next on the pitch was the Colts’ team made up of players from Under 16 to Under 18 level.
Their first-ever fixture was played versus a well structured, physical Diss side.
The match ended in a 25-7 loss for West, however this by no means reflected the general performance by the team. It was a terrific game to view and the team revealed their growing capacity.
Club Captain Damien Fish said: “I more than happy with the result and we are looking forward to 2021. The future of West Norfolk is looking strong.”