LONDON ONE NORTH
Brentwood 11 Bury St Edmunds 71
BURY St Edmunds secured their sixth consecutive league win following an emphatic 71-11 victory away to Brentwood.
Brentwood started the brighter and, straight from kick-off, had Bury deep in their 22 resulting in an offside infringement which their full-back dispatched to give them an early three point lead.
However, playing up the slope, Bury established their pace to the game that their opponents failed to live with throughout.
Kenny Eggers and Tim Mann were causing havoc in the backline and making continuous breaks off first phase, allowing the athletic Bury forwards to hit the ball at pace on later phases.
Bury quickly established a foothold in the game, with Eggers breaking through in midfield to round the full-back to open their account.
This set the tone for the remainder of the half with Bury happy to defend for phases of play and when the chance arose attack at pace and width.
Bury went in to the half-time break with a 29-6 advantage having gained the try bonus point, with further scores from Mann, Gooderham and Lee to round off a fine first half performance.
The second half was a spectator’s delight, with Bury playing a brand of rugby that many teams can only dream of.
Further scores were added, with Gooderham going on to score four well finished tries, with further scores coming from Mann, Frost, Thurlow and Martin adding the extras with the boot.
Brentwood fought to the final minute, gaining a well worked try from a lineout but it did little to change the outcome of the match as Bury secured victory.