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Bees confidence is sky high after Bay demolition

SECOND-row mean machine Alex Davidson is confident Birmingham & Solihull Bees will see off Southend tomorrow at Sharmans Cross Road.

SECOND-row mean machine Alex Davidson is confident Birmingham & Solihull Bees will see off Southend tomorrow at Sharmans Cross Road.

The powerful lock is hoping for another maximum-points win but admits that it won’t come as easily as last week’s 80-5 demolishing of Mounts Bay.

Long-serving Davidson is also aiming to make it on the score sheet for a third time running but insists the result is the most important factor.

“I’d like to make it three out of three weeks definitely,” he said with a big smile.

“Mounts Bay are having a few problems lately where as Southend are still quite tight as a group so I think they will come at us.

“They’ve got everything to play for because again it’s their cup final playing us really.

“So I expect a hard game but I think we’ll blow them away into the second half again.

Last weekend Bees’ record-breaking win got underway after 11 minutes when flanker Jack Preece outpaced the defence.

Captain Rob Connolly added the next before Reece Spee dived over and Brett Stroud pulled one back for the away side.

On 28 minutes the bonus point was secured by Mark Woodrowm, who also struck with the boot ten times to keep the scores ticking over.

Three tries in as many minutes followed for Bees as they opened up a 47-5 half-time lead - Matt Long, Scott Young and Adam Clayton all adding their names to the scoresheet.

And despite an early yellow card for lock Shaun Pammenter there was no let-up after the break.

Davidson flew over on 50 minutes before Connolly added his second of the day.

Mounts Bay restored some confidence in their play as the Bees took a 15-minute breather before emphatically finishing with late tries from Chris Brightwell, Simon Hunt and Jimmy Aston.

Tickets for tomorrow’s game cost £10 for adults, £7 for concessions and £2 under 18’s.

 

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