University rugby league team slide their way to victory

Written by Bronwyn Harding

On what felt like the wettest day of the year ever, the University of Lincoln team beat Loughborough in a tense first match of the season.

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Lincoln Rugby League claim victory over Loughborough. Photo: typo (via Flickr)

The Swans started strong, scoring the first try, however Loughborough were quick to retaliate, and the rest of the match was back and forth between the two.

In a nail-biting last few minutes where Loughborough scored, the Swans still had enough points to win the game 30 – 28.

Match in brief

Loughborough try 6-0

Ryan Spouse first try left side converted by Conor Maclellan 6-6

Loughborough second try 6-10

Ryan morrow second try right side

Conversion unsuccessful from Maclellan 10-10

Loughborough try off run of play finishing under sticks 10-16

Tommy lee second try on the left edge

Conversion successful by Maclellan 16-16 HALF TIME

Ryan morrow try on left touch

Conversion successful by Maclellan 22-16

Penalty received and Lincoln go for goal. Penalty successful converted by Maclellan 24-16 with 15 mins left

Ryan spouse try on the right touch line

Conversion successful by Maclellan 30-16

Loughborough try 5 mins left under sticks 30-22

Loughborough try on the final whilstle under the sticks 30-28

5 tries a piece 5 conversion for Lincoln – 4 conversions for Loughborough

Warwick up next for Lincoln

Check-out the match highlights below.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2kb0M0Zjuc&feature=youtu.be

 

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