Veseyans went in to this game with an ever growing injury list which now exceeds 22 players that
could be selected for the 1st XV and along with other players not available due to other commitments
it meant that a number of players were playing out of position.
Wolverhampton arrived in confident mood and lying fourth in the league and played some
expansive rugby with some large ball carriers who carried well beyond the gain line and provided
good ball for their three quarters.
Veseyans defence performed well throughout the game but a shoulder injury to No.8 Booth after
only 15mins took its toll.
Wolves took an early lead with a converted try following a good forward drive from a line-out and
the V’s responded soon after with a well struck penalty by Tom Greenwood.
Wolves again attacked well with strong forwards carrying and linked in mid-field to create a second
converted try by the three quarters taking a 14-3 lead.
The V’s responded well approaching half time when centre Matt Hipkiss broke a number of tackles
to score under the posts and Greenwood converted, this score should have taken them into half
time. However from the restart a knock on led to a scrum which Wolves scored their third try and
converted to make half time score 21-10.
The 2nd half was very much about the V’s who pushed hard to reduce the deficit but were unable to
break through. Wolves continued to press but were held out for long periods until the last 10mins
when they secured the victory with their fourth converted try to take the game 28-10 and earn a try
The V’s now travel to top of the league Bridgnorth next week with Kidderminster at home the week