Iguanas are too quick for Pigs

The Queensgate Pigs Trotters failed to capitalise against a stuttering performance by the John Doak Architecture Iguanas on Saturday. The Iguanas, still suffering from the shell shock loss to the DHL Storm, let the Pigs Trotters dictate the pace of the game early on and albeit for missed penalty kicks from both sides the Pigs drew first blood with an Ian Geddes try at the rugby club in South Sound.

Slowly but surely the Iguanas got out of first gear and turned the game around, thanks in no small part to the strong running of inside centre Adam Keenan who himself took home a brace of tries for the day.

The Iguanas pack managed to slow the Pigs favoured Pick and Go style of play and with a few turn overs at the break down the Pigs will surely look to bolster this usually unbreakable aspect of their game before taking on the DHL Cayman Storm.

The Pigs Trotters, clearly frustrated with the long string on losses made life even easier for the Iguanas when Graeme Thompson saw yellow and his team were left with 14 on the pitch for 10 minutes allowing the Iguanas an easy time in defence as the Pigs Trotters looked for one more score, a score which eventually came in the form of a 10 metre Paul Parker run to the line. John Doak Architecture Iguanas won 36-18.

In the 4pm fixture the DHL Storm managed a second straight Alex Alexander Memorial Trophy win to send their team to the top of the leader board against the Krys Global Buccaneers.

The game looked set to be a real battle of attrition between the two teams with the Buccaneer pack dominating the Storm forwards whilst the Storm backline made their usual inroads in attack. The Storm back line, which had little joy against the Iguanas only the week before managed 29 points against the Buccaneers with Simon Crompton and Vanassio Tokotokovanua both getting two tries followed by Michael Sumares notching up nine points with his own try and two conversions. The Buccaneers could only manage eight points thanks to a Ben Blair score and a Mariano Marco drop goal. DHL Storm won 29-8.

The Storm move into round three looking for a win over the Pigs Trotters whom they beat in a fiery Heineken Wooden Spoon fixture early on the season. If the Pigs Trotters have done their homework and learnt from the mistakes made by the Iguanas and the Buccaneers this season then the Pigs could earn their first XVs win in over a year over the current league leaders.

Next games on Saturday are the Alex Alexander Memorial League Trophy 3rd Round:

DHL Cayman Storm v Queensgate Pigs Trotters @2pm

John Doak Architecture Iguanas v Krys Global Buccaneers @4pm

All games are streamed live worldwide on www.caymanrugbytv.com

All games are streamed live worldwide on www.caymanrugbytv.com

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