Verulamians continue to struggle as youthful Wasps put them to the sword
PUBLISHED: 13:35 23 October 2019
Another poor result keeps Verulamians firmly in the mire at the bottom of Herts Middlesex Division One.
This latest setback came in a 62-14 loss at Wasps FC, their fifth from the opening five league games.
Two tries and a penalty leaked in the opening 15 minutes set the tone and the mood was darkened further by injuries to scrum-half Joe Breeze and our player-coach Sam Perry.
And a youthful Wasps side continued to utilise their superior fitness to stride to a 24-7 lead by half-time.
The one bright spot for Vees was that converted try, scored by Jack Hegarty who outstripped the Wasps defence with a charge down the middle of the pitch.
A brief flourish of early second-half pressure narrowed the gap further as Ollie Askew-Fountain got another converted score but it proved to be the last hurrah as Wasps ran riot after that.
Vees go to UCSOB on Saturday in a huge game at the bottom of the table.
If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Herts Advertiser. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.