Douglas host Broughton this weekend

Friday 11th November 2022 3:30 pm
Brendan Kelly in action for Douglas against Broughton Park (Photo: Richard Ebbutt) (Contact [email protected] )

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Douglas Rugby Club host Broughton Park in Regional Two North West this Saturday afternoon.

The Manchester-based side head to Port-e-Chee with a five-point advantage in the league and on the back of a surprise loss last week at Winnington Park.

Douglas were also hoping for more than they took away from Bowdon in a 36-10 defeat. Injury to new cap Bradley Browmar in the warm-up before last week’s kick-off prompted immediate changes, and Luke Hyland’s 10 points from a converted try and penalty were Douglas highlights.

Owen Carvin returns to the squad and Browmar’s hamstring will have been under intense physio scrutiny. It’s probably a few days too early for Liam Kirkpatrick to return, but Harry Hewson may resume in the centre and tee-up winger Sam McCord for a big game.

Hooker Thomas Coleman may have done enough to stay in the squad and a fit Charlie Henthorn could resume at full-back or wing after injury against Birkenhead Park. If Guy Wood is fully fit again, Brendan Kelly off the bench could resume his try-scoring from the left wing. KO 2.15pm.



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