Burnham emerged winners in a hard fought contest played in bitterly cold conditions in front of a good sized crowd following the Old Boys and Sponsors Reunion lunch.For the first 20 minutes neither side could find a way through until Burnham were awarded a penalty for wellington were punished for not retiring after a clearing kick.From the resultant scrum Jordyn Wikiteria picked up from the base of the scrum to crash through 3 Wellington tackles before diving over the line.Conway converted.7-0.Ten minutes later Wellington were caught offside in their own 22.Conway obliged.10-0.ln the second half Wellington started to exert pressure on Burnham’s defence until Burnham were penalised for not rolling away.Wellington chose to take a scrum and pushed Burnham back to score a pushover try claimed by Danny Lee,converted by Matt Parsons.10-7.Followed by a spell of poor concentration by Burnham allowing Lee the opportunity to run through some ineffectual tackling and cross the line.10-12.Burnham took the lead again when Wellington were caught offside.Conway duly obliged.13-12 and shortly before time Conway added to his tally another penalty when Wellington were penalised for not rolling away.Final score 16-12.Well done Burnham.

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