League leaders Wolverhampton were the visitors to the Memorial Ground on a cold wet windy afternoon and were on top early in the game, some smart play off the side of a ruck and some good hands sent the centre through the defence to touch down in the corner. Playing up the hill and against the wind, the home side started to get back into the game, but credit to the visitors whose defence was excellent, they held the home side at bay and following a mistake and dropped ball the visitors pounced again for another unconverted score. This was followed by a period of forward pressure when the away side scored again to go in at the half 15 nil up.
Playing with the wind and the best of the conditions, the V’s had a real go at the start of the 2nd half, and were unlucky not to score when Veteran Wing and Skipper Tony Hayes was bundled into touch as he was attempting to go over in the corner.
Wolverhampton countered this, and some great footwork from their Fly Half, sent himself clear through the home defence to score under the posts.
The V’s threw everything that they could at Wolverhampton during the second half but stout defence and great organisation kept the home side scoreless, which lead to a final score of 0 – 22.