CALDY produced a quality attacking display in the first half and should have potentially scored a few more tries before defending a second half fight back from Bromsgrove on a glorious afternoon at Paton Field.
A good crowd saw both sides score four tries in a well contested game.
After the game, Man of the Match, Andrew Soutar said: “It was a really good win. In the first half of the game we played some of our best rugby in weeks. The forwards won us great ball and we benefited from it in the backs. At the away fixture we did not take advantage of our possession and were made to pay for it.
“This game we made sure that we followed our patterns and took the points when they were on offer. Bromsgrove are a quality side and made us work for the five points.
“Everything that we have been working on this week in training has paid off. We need another good week at training this week as the tough games come thick and fast with Hull next weekend.”
The early stages saw both sides testing each others’ defensive abilities with Lloyd Jones and Woof attempting to drive holes in the opposing back lines.
The first try of the day went to Caldy when a cross field kick from Woof was collected by Aigbokhae who touched down in the corner.
Roberts converted from the touchline. Roberts scored the second try after a Woof break who then fed Roberts for a score under the posts.
An intercept try from Ryan got Bromsgrove back into the game before Soutar scored a try in the corner after good work by the Caldy forwards.
Caldy started the better in the second half with a try from Collister under the posts after good work from Salisbury and Roberts converted to leave the scores 26-5 and a Gavin Roberts penalty stretched the lead to 24 points. Bromsgrove were not beaten as they upped their pace in possession and scored a try through Lloyd Jones in the corner after a good period of possession.
On 68 minutes, substitute Howard found space out wide to stretch over the line and reduce the deficit to 12 points.
Roberts kicked a penalty before a try from Burrows on 77 minutes gave Bromsgrove hope of a bonus point. Caldy managed to keep hold of possession for the reminder of the game and picked up another useful five points. A good game between well matched sides with an excellent referee who let the game flow, a credit to both sides.