Bonus point win for Olney

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Olney will finish the Southern Counties North league season in a respectable fifth place, while also in good form after Saturday’s 20-0 win over Tadley.

Four tries from the home team made it a fairly comfortable 13th victory out of 19, while it was also Olney’s first clean sheet of the season.

A minute’s silence was observed before kick-off to recognise the passing of Mick Mynard, a long serving player and committee member whose absence will be sadly noticed by his friends and colleagues at the club.

It took Olney 23 minutes to find a way through lowly Tadley, with Stuart Livesy coming in from the full back position to touch down wide out.

However, by the time the game had reached half an hour played the hosts had doubled their lead thanks to a James Brock try. The conversion was off target again, but Olney were cruising at 10-0.

The score remained that way until four minutes into the second half when Will Edwards got his name on the scoresheet. And the same man completed the scoring late in the day to earn Olney a bonus point success, and set them up nicely for this Saturday’s away game at Drifters.