Camelot sink Welwyn

Camelot v Welwyn. Picture courtesy of Ken Buckingham.
Camelot v Welwyn. Picture courtesy of Ken Buckingham.


Camelot came away with all three points from their trip to Welwyn on Saturday.

The visitors were on top throughout and made a blistering start to the game as number 7 Craig Bailey crashed over the line for the first try of the match after just four minutes.

And it was not long before the Hemel side extended their advantage.

Full-back Alex Wilby sold a dummy to break through the defence before spinning the ball out wide to winger Carl Buckingham who scored in the corner.

Hemel were in complete control and made it 15-0 after 24 minutes as number 8 Hadyn Morgan crashed over the line.

Welwyn hit back with a penalty, but Hemel extended their advantage to 22-3 as Buckingham sprinted round the defence to score his second try which fullback Alex Wilby converted.

The hosts bagged a consolation try shortly before the final whistle, but it was too little too late and Hemel took the points.

It was a valuable victory for Camelot who retain fifth position in the league while putting pressure on fourth-placed Chiswick.

The two sides meet on Saturday, 2.30pm kick-off at Chaulden Lane.