Second half tries prove too much

Worksop v Melbourne  (w110916-14c)

Worksop v Melbourne (w110916-14c)

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MIDLANDS THREE EAST NORTH

Worksop 12

Worksop v Melbourne  (w110916-14d)

Worksop v Melbourne (w110916-14d)

Melbourne 38

A STRONG back line proved too much for Worksop, as four second half tries clinched a comfortable win for Melbourne.

Worksop reached half-time leading 14-12.

Alan Hopkinson scored from a rolling maul that started 15 metres out, then Colin Barnett crossed the line following a scrummage.

But the Worksop defence struggled to contain Melbourne in the second half, and overlaps from a menacing attack allowed Melbourne to race into the lead.

Worksop’s Man of the Match was John Williams in the second row.

TEAM SELECTIONS

Worksop II (v Chesterfield II, home, meet 1pm, kick-off 3pm) K. Richardson, A. Walker, B. Peach, S. Waddell, D. Piddington, N. Hopkinson, N. Peach, S. Tite, K. Parrott, A. Slater, S. Barton, F. Appleton, L. Robinson, M. Rogers, G. Smith, D. Sheppard, N. McDonald, T. Hams, L. Baker, M. Barnett, D. Bennett, S. Stringfellow, D. Bell, W. Betts, I. Evans, L. Middleton, D. Allen. Any other available players welcome.