09:00PM, Wednesday 25 March 2020
Marlow RFC 3rds 28, Bracknell RFC 4ths 7
After a long lay off due to pitches being waterlogged, Marlow RFC’s 3rd team picked up an encouraging bonus point from their 28-7 win over Bracknell 4ths a few weeks ago.
Now they’re set for another long stretch on the sidelines due to the coronavirus but Paul Tremelling reports they finished off on a high.
This wasn’t by any stretch a classic, with the contest probably registering a new record for use of the whistle.
However, when the game did flow tries were scored and most of them went to the home side.
Raithby-Veall, playing his last game for the club, was first over the line for Marlow, with Hughes bagging the extras.
Falconer then touched down a contender for try of the season, following a move which started in Marlow’s 22. A Wilkie, Robertson combination in the centre delivered a third try for Marlow before Pearce ran in a try right at the death to give the hosts a bonus point.
McCormack this time added the extras.
All rugby across the UK has since been postponed by the RFU due to the coronavirus outbreak.
MP Joy Morrissey has raised concerns after learning that a Burnham Health Centre patient has been unable to obtain a GP appointment despite ‘numerous’ attempts.