Taff found this clipping of a match played in '73





ST. LUKE’S 2ND XV 25pts

SOME excellent goal-kicking by the college side caused the downfall of Wellington Reserves at the Athletic Field on Saturday when they were beaten by a goal, a try, and five penalties to two tries and a penalty.

St Luke’s, a lively side, opened the scoring after 5 minutes when Robert Lewis kicked a fine penalty from about 40 yards. Ten minutes later, Graham Jones put Wellington into a one-point lead touching down an unconverted try after a fine passing movement.

After 25 minutes Lewis regained the lead for St Luke's with another long-range penalty-kick, but Robin Howe quickly put Wellington back in front 7-6, with a similar score.

Four minutes later Dave Halford intercepted an Ian Harris pass and, sprinted 40 !yards to put St Luke's into a 10-7 interval lead.

On the resumption Lewis kicked another excellent penalty and after an hour, Dave Robins landed one from 50 yards. Five minutes later and they went further ahead. Bleweit gathering a kick ahead to score a try which Robins converted.

Good work by the forwards brought Wellington a try near the end through John Minims, but St, Luke's had increased their lead again before the end through a penalty goal by Alan.

Clinton Rogers.