The Boston 13s got back to their winning ways with a comfortable USA Rugby League round 4 win over the New York Knights.
Talented rookie Urban Iyo again opened the scoring for the 13s during their very first possession when he made light work of his opposing winger to touch down in the corner.
Not long after, second row forward Greg Richer scored down the Knights right hand side. New York perhaps being hard done by with a potential 13s handling error being missed in the build up.
The spirited New Yorkers hit back with a try of their own in the 7th minute when a spread play saw Dan Layfield sneak in the corner to bring the early score to 10-4.
The next 15 minutes saw both teams get into a battle for dominance with 13s forwards Curtis Goddard, Carl Harrison, and Greg Richer putting in impressive shifts on offense and defense.
13s left winger Ryan Forgione then scored two tries in quick succession to really wrestle the game in the 13s favor. The second was off an extravagant no look pass from experienced New Zealander Kiwa Oakes.
Boston went into the sheds 20 – 4 up.
The second half was very much an international master class from the 13s foreign boys. It started when half back Lawrence Crilley made a break, as the cover approached he grubber kicked ahead for the supporting Liam Georgetown to score. As good a try as you will see, it could of graced Australia’s NRL that is for sure.
French international hooker Kane Bentley then put his stamp on the game with a close range try from dummy half. He then turned provider for the next try with a great break from his own half, the try finished by the supporting Dustin Cooper.
Crilley added another try assist to his stats handing Lebanese international Mike Elias an easy four pointer in his first game for the 13s.
Another spectacular try from a kick was scored when Cooper put in a great chip kick for fullback Georgetown to regather and run away untouched .
Tempers flared late in the game, and as a result one player from each team was sin binned.
Knights full back Randy Porter crossed as the hooter sounded to leave the final score 50-10 in favor of the Boston 13.