Burnley’s second league game of the season saw them beat Bury 50-0, with what can only be described as a well-oiled team performance.
They were clinical in defence and attack.
Burnley were on the scoreboard early on through last years player of the season Luca Angelone, converted by Sam Mounsey. Next on the board was Adam Wallis, as he scored the first of four well-executed tries, converted by Mounsey.
A quick penalty from Cody Fell released Dec Hutchinson for his first try in the first team.
Bury kept coming at Burnley, but the new back line continues to work well on their defence, and cut them down or forced the opposition into touch.
In the second half Burnley made a change as Will Yip came on for Josh Brown, who gave a good shift in the second row.
Mounsey put an early penalty over, then Wallis went in for three tries, before Burnley rounded off a successful day with the execution of a training ground move, as Adam Spencer fed a flying Lee Ferrier, who cut a great line and then outrageously stepped the final defender to go under the sticks. Mounsey rounded the match off converting his sixth of seven kicks.
Tonight sees a mixed touch tournament at 6-15 p.m. prior to the England v Fiji match at 8 p.m., all welcome.
The firsts travel to Colne today, while the seconds are home to Vale of Lune (both 3 p.m. kick-offs). On Sunday there is a World Cup fun day from 11 a.m. More details from 424337.
l Burnley hosted women’s rugby last Wednesday night in partnership with Burnley Leisure for the first time, as just short of 40 enthusiastic women took part.