Cinderford United made it 4 wins out of 4 this season with a comprehensive victory in an excellent game played at frantic pace. The United began brightly and pack leader and prop Elliot Booley was driven over following a maul from a short range line out. Full back Stef Hawley converted superbly from the touchline. Flanker Joe Garner added a second Cinderford try, unconverted, shortly afterwards. Thereafter the United had to endure a lot of pressure from the home side whose offloading game caused the visitors problems. A converted try by the home side’s full back brought Stourbridge back into the game. However, the United reasserted themselves before half time and a second try for Garner and one for No 8 Will Hodgetts with one conversion by Hawley put them in a healthy position when the interval arrived.

Like the first half the United began the second period brightly. Centre Rob Winchle charged down a clearance kick and sauntered in for a try. A scintillating break by Garner took play close to the Stourbridge line and a few phases later second row Milo Reynolds crashed over. Neither was converted. The game continued at a brutal pace and the home side were rewarded with a second try before Cinderford concluded matters with a seventh try from replacement No 8 Loti Molitika. Fly half Tom Law converted to complete an excellent night’s work from the United.

Cinderford United; Stefan Hawley, Chris Harrington, Rob Winchle, Alan Bryan (Capt), Chance Ridler, Tom Law, Alex Frame (Jason Graham) Joe Smart, Finlay Sinclair (Jamie Tsang), Elliot Booley, Ed King (Mike Davies), Milo Reynolds, Joe Garner, Mitch Bourne, Will Hodgetts (Loti Molitika).

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