Oswestry 37 Handsworth 12
OSWESTRY marked their first match on home soil in a month with a comfortable win over Handsworth in division two of the West Midlands League.

The home side enjoyed a solid start with Tom Williams' early penalty followed by an unconverted try from Dan Smart.

The try proved to be Smart's last contribution and was soon forced off with injury and the visitors were back in the game before the break with a converted try.

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Action from Oswestry's win over Handsworth. Picture by Nick Evans-Jones.


Oswestry applied early pressure after the break which yielded a penalty for Williams while the home side pulled away when Rory Kershaw broke to release Iwan Ellis to gallop over for a try with Williams adding the extras.

Oswestry were playing good running rugby not allowing the visitors in with full-back Dan Williams kicking his side out of danger.

Luke Hassall charged through for a third try and despite the visitors reducing the arrears with a penalty the hosts had the final say as Nathanial Sumang broke through the secured the 4th bonus point try.

Connor Bishop added a fifth try, converted by Williams, to complete the scoring.

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