Stags are Full of it after latest league victory

A performance of power, passion and pace by Stevenage Town swept aside lowly Fullerians in the London Three North West. A fine team display of running rugby saw them amass 11 tries in a 69-9 win as despite the cold, Stags were not afraid to play an expans

A performance of power, passion and pace by Stevenage Town swept aside lowly Fullerians in the London Three North West.

A fine team display of running rugby saw them amass 11 tries in a 69-9 win as despite the cold, Stags were not afraid to play an expansive game by running at their opponents at every opportunity.

The tone was set as early as the fifth minute when hooker Ben Tranter stole the ball in contact to set the backs in motion. The ball passed through several hands before Michael Wilson ran 40 yards for his first try of the afternoon.

In the space of the next 10 minutes, Stags scored two more tries with long runs from second row Jan van Staden and centre Gareth Lewis.

Winger Ian Crompton scored 10 minutes later after good advantage was played by the referee.

This was followed by Tranter and Lewis scoring before half time to give a score of 38-9 - all the Fullerians points coming from penalties.

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The second half continued in the same manner with second row Adam Amos driving over after a maul from a lineout after only three minutes of the restart.

Tranter went over for his second well-deserved try following good work at the lineout by skipper Marc Dyer.

During the last 10 minutes, Stags put the nail in the Fullerians coffin and did no harm to their points difference by adding three more tries.

Lewis completed his hat-trick - as well as converting seven of the 11 tries - while Wilson also benefited from good teamwork and a scrum against the head to score two more tries to complete his own fabulous treble.

Now just league leaders Woodford, the only side to have beaten Town in 2006, are showing the same form as Stags who have won five consecutive league games and are unbeaten in seven.

Stags travel to Ruislip in the league this Saturday and then visit Tabard in the semi-final of the Herts Presidents' Cup on Sunday, March 19.