Holt in rugby cup final

Holt are in the final of the Woodforde's Norfolk Junior Cup on Saturday away to Thetford, where they will want to put in a far more positive showing to retain the cup than they did in the league game there in October when they achieved a draw in the last moments of the game at 11-11.

Holt are in the final of the Woodforde's Norfolk Junior Cup on Saturday away to Thetford, where they will want to put in a far more positive showing to retain the cup than they did in the league game there in October when they achieved a draw in the last moments of the game at 11-11.

Swaffham 13, Holt 40

HOLT travelled to Swaffham to play them in the semi-final of the Norfolk Junior Cup and were looking to repeat the success they had on the same ground last season at the same stage of the competition.


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Swaffham took the lead with a penalty from the halfway line. Holt did have a chance to level the score but it was not taken.

Holt finally got their act together after a scrum when Rumsby finished off a move by scoring a try for 5-3. Then Brown finished off yet another good move by scoring another unconverted try. Swaffham missed a penalty so it was 10-3 to Holt at half-time.

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Holt, thanks to Brown converting a penalty, extended the lead to 13-3 early in the second half. Some more good passing ended with Walton scoring, Brown converting.

Soon Brown gained another penalty but Swaffham responded with an unconverted try and maintained the pressure but were unable to break down the defence.

Holt, after one or two lapses, swept back up the field for Rumsby to score his second try to increase the lead to 28-8.

Holt knocked-on short of the line but this was rectified by gaining a free kick following a scrum, for Mears to add his name to the try scorers and with Brown converting. With more good inter-passing, Walton scored his second try for 40 points.

Swaffham still refused to give up and were rewarded with another unconverted try.

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