Age group: U16s
BGSB came up against an extremely physical Burscough team in the second round of the Lancashire plate competition. However, they quickly identified that they had more pace than the visitors and raced into a commanding lead with two quick tries. Burscough fought back and scored from a powerful break but immediately after BGSB added a further score to finish the half 17-5. The second half continued like the first with BGSB adding further tries from J Nabb and A Arshad. The game finished 29-5 and BGSB progress to the third round.
Age group: U15s
On Thursday 23 November the U15s faced Derby at home. A quick start saw BGS pull out an early lead, with strong defence and fast attacking play leaving the half time score at 31-8 in favour of BGS. This continued in the second half, with an almost identical score leading to a final score of 62-15 to BGS. Erk Toker led the scoring with 10 points, with five other players scoring between 7 and 9 points to round out the scoring. BGS plays St. Gabriel’s tonight, with a win guaranteeing a place in the playoff semi-finals.