WALES, 09 Nov, 2015 – THE return of coach Phil Davies from World Cup duty with Namibia helped RGC put eight tries past Cardiff Met.
The veteran rugby guru, who is working as a consultant head coach with Gogs, came back to the North Wales region last week and oversaw his side’s 50-22 win against the students. RGC now sit at third in the SWALEC Championship, with the top four teams at the end of the season guaranteed promotion to the Premiership.
Coach Josh Leach said: “It was another good start.
“As we keep saying, we are learning steadily but we must control key moments of a game and take our opportunities, plus make the opposition work hard when they have the ball.
“When we play in the bigger games we won’t get as many chances so we need to learn to take them when they are on offer.”
RGC started well as scrum half Cam Davies scored a try with James Lang kicking the conversion.
Andrew Williams fed the ball to Carwyn Ap Myrddin for the second and Lang converted well again.
An injured ap Myrddin was then replaced and Lang missed a couple of penalites while Met claimed a try of their own and nailed some tight penalties to stay in the game.
But the Gogs regrouped with Bryn Williams, Tom Seddon and Danny Cross touching down to give them a commanding half time lead at 33-7.
Chay Smith intercepted a pass and ran from half-way to score for RGC right after the restart.
Bryn Williams bagged his second soon after, while Danny Cross and Cam Davies followed him over the tryline to put the game beyond doubt.
RGC face a tough fixture at Pontypool on Saturday, kick-off 2.30pm.
© Rhly, Prestatyn & Abergele Journal | Originally published by Mike Williams – 09 November 2015