Conference South joining leaders Sheffield Hallam Eagles put on a discriminating opening to put a bigger opening between themselves and a following container after a tough fought 38-4 win in South Wales on Saturday Jul 12.
From a start, Cougars worked their approach up-field pleasantness of a array of penalties though they could not dig a visiting defence. Eagles strike behind with a identical raft of penalties before a outrageous fight saw both sides reduced to 12 group with Cougar’s Martin Luckwell and a visitors Tom Ashton being impiety binned. Cougars were reduced to 11 group shortly thereafter as full behind Danyl Davies assimilated them for a 10 notation rest for dissent.
Numerical leverage eventually saw Sheffield take a lead with a try by Alex Palmer, Holt blank with his idea attempt.
Cougars looked for a breakthrough though Sheffield scored again by Dean Roberts with Holt adding a goal.
Donald Kudangirana combined a serve unconverted try for Sheffield before Steve Bray barged his approach by a counterclaim to put a Cougars in with a scream of removing behind into a game.
The second half followed a identical settlement to a initial with both sides surrender unnecessary stupid penalties.
Sheffield full behind Ross McGinn crossed out far-reaching for an unconverted try and 5 mins after Scott Smith put a diversion over a Cougars’ strech with a try underneath a sticks, Holt adding a extras. Eagles continued to browbeat with Chris Hall channel a white-wash, again Holt combined a goal.
Tom Ashton finished a scoring after 70 mins with a good worked try, Holt’s idea putting his side out of strech of a Cougars, who fought tough though could not mangle a Eagles counterclaim again.