Jamie Beswick produces formidable try-scoring display as Shelford defeat Sudbury
Jamie Beswick scored four tries for Shelford as they earned their first win of the season, beating Sudbury 41-21 in London League 1N.
The hosts took the lead after five minutes through a converted try, but Beswick reduced the arrears with his first score after 13 minutes.
Sudbury had their No 8 sin-binned after 19 minutes, but that did not put them off their stride as they got a converted try to lead 14-5 after 23 minutes.
Ollie Barnes touched down another unconverted try after 28 minutes for Shelford, and they went in front for the first time when Harry Rogerson dotted down and Lewis Cracknell converted.
However, Sudbury led 21-17 at half time thanks to a converted score.
It was all Shelford in the second half, with Cracknell landing a penalty to get things going.
Beswick touched down two tries in four minutes - his first earning Shelford the bonus point - and with two conversions from Cracknell it was 34-21 after 65 minutes.
The flanker got his fourth and Shelford's final try after 76 minutes, with Cracknell's extras sealing the 41-21 victory.
Shelford play host to Chingford this Saturday (September 28).
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