Lymm 13 Blaydon 26

Despite being in arrears for much of the first half Blaydon pulled off a comfortable bonus point win on their trip to Cheshire. With the pack generally on top they had the lions share of possession throughout and with better application might have won by a much bigger margin.
They got off to a perfect start when Jamie Guy broke from half-way to send in Dan Marshall but failed to capitalise further and it was the home side that grabbed the initiative. Callum Nolan the Lymm full-back put over 2 penalties in quick succession and was then on target with the conversion when winger Ali Sutherland crashed over in the corner to make it 13-5.
That was to be last scoring by the home side however and with the interval beckoning they incurred a yellow-card and Blaydon put the numeric advantage to good use. From a prolonged attack in the 22 the ball was fed out to Marshall from a ruck and the centre finished in style for his second score with Guy adding the extras.
Trailing by just one point at the break Blaydon had their best spell in the second period and added a 3rd try following four phases of excellent possession with hooker Cameron Bell finishing off in front of the posts.
Lymm rallied and spent some time at the other end but then spilled the ball in attack allowing Blaydon to move it through the hands and release winger James Cooney who raced in for the important bonus point try.
John Brennan