Bletchley dish out thrashing

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Bletchley Ladies showed no mercy to Fakenham on Sunday as they crushed their opponents 81-5 to make it seven wins in a row.

It took Bletchley just seven minutes to get their first score on the board, with Rachael Taylor crossing the line and then kicking the conversion for a 7-0 lead.

Tries came thick and fast for the visitors, with Taylor adding her second barely two minutes after her first, doing the duties again with the boot.

Helen Bateman scored before Rachael Taylor wrapped up her hat-trick and Lauren Delany made it 31-0 with just 20 minutes played.

Ellen Draper and Charlotte Gallop completed the first half scoring, with Bletchley comfortably 43-0 up.

Bletchley’s first try in the second half summed up Fakenham’s luck - with Claire Sutton catching the kick off and returning it 60 metres to score.

Two minutes later, Gallop scored her second of the day to make it 57-0.

Delany and Rachael Appleby both crossed over to extend the lead to 67-0 before Fakenham finally got points on the board with their only try of the afternoon, taking advantage of Bletchley’s slow restart.

With just five minutes to play, Kirsty Kay chased the kick from the restart, made ground, was tackled, but offloaded to Delany, to complete her hat-trick.

Finally, in the closing minute, Rachael Taylor scored her fourth try of the match, and sent the kick between the posts as Bletchley ran out 81-5 winners.