Rugby Result: Region 1 South Central - London Welsh 7 – 26 Wimbledon
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December 19, 2022
This always promised to be a stiffer test than Wimbledon have faced for quite a while and so it proved.
Some ‘interesting’ refereeing of the breakdown inhibited Dons attempts to keep the ball alive, but despite this and the pitch still half-covered in icy snow Wimbledon still managed to create four good tries and maintain their run of try-bonus points. The first was scored by wing Brad Pinkham as a result of a typical flowing backs move from one side of the field to the other. Number two was by stand-off Ed Morgan after jinking his way through the London Welsh defence. The third followed a period of sustained pressure by the forwards when centre Jack Reville cut a great line to burst through.
Wing Ollie Kitto ran onto a lovely grubber kick from Regan Botham to score the all-important fourth try just before full time, which Botham himself converted. Two of the other three tries were converted by Morgan.
After the two week festive break Wimbledon’s next game is at home to Royal Wootton Bassett on 7 January.
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