Beating the leaders by a point: Pontyberem RFC

ON Saturday (Oct 20) Pontyberem RFC beat division 2 West league leaders Penclawdd 18-17.

It was a tight game at Pontyberem Park, which could have gone either way but the home side pipped it in the end as Penclawdd missed a long range penalty attempt.

All of Pontyberem’s points came from the boot of outside-half Mike Sauro who kicked 6 penalties.

Penclawdd will take heart from the loss having seen the sheer speed and skill of their fullback Kristian Corbisero who put on a dazzling display of rugby scoring a hat trick of tries. Dan Guarneri did the honours of adding a single conversion for the visitors.

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The win takes Pontyberem to 7th in the standings, while Penclawdd despite the loss away from home remain the team at the top of the table.

Pontyberem do not have a league fixture this weekend, however Penclawdd are in action again, this time at Carmarthen Athletic.

Other results from division 2 West on 20th October:
Burry Port 17-24 Mumbles
Fishguard 27-24 St Clears
Loughor 26-23 Carmarthen Athletic
Tumble 8-31 Pontarddulais
Tycroes 28-44 Pembroke

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