Burnley’s Great Friday!

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It really was Good Friday at Holden Road last week as Burnley got back to winning ways with an eight -try demolition of Barrow

In a competitive first half, Burnley had to make a lot of tackles against their much larger opponents, but all this hard work was to reap its reward later in the match.

Whenever they could, Burnley opted to run as much as possible.

Half backs Adam Spencer and Simon Finnan revelled in the possesion the unsung Burnley pack provided.

A great Finnan break, passing to Richard Murray, who then offloaded to Ollie Lord who ran in from 30 yards, led to their first score, converted by Dom Leck.

The visitors hit back with a try, utilising their hard working pack.

Good forward pressure allowed Richard Murray to pick up and be driven over the line by Jack Stockdale, and Finnan again converted by Leck.

The visitors then put Burnley under a lot of pressure, but their defence held out.

Half-time saw the score at 14-5.

The second half was a different story as the visitors crumbled.

Danny Campbell ran in a great long-range try.

From then on it was exhibition rugby from the Blue and Golds which was lapped up by a large holiday crowd.

Then super sub Bill Ingham scored after being on the pitch 10 seconds - his fifth score in five matches - converted brilliantly by Leck.

Matthew Crowther got a brilliant try, then Richard Murray got his second.

James White produced a brilliant burst to score, then Matthew Crowther got his second, all converted by Leck.

The final score was 54-5.

Burnley entertain Newton le Willows at home tomorrow, kick-off 3 p.m., all welcome.