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Quick-starting Droitwich delights boss Adam Drew

Craig Gibbons 26th Oct, 2016 Updated: 27th Oct, 2016

DROITWICH continued their sensational start to Midlands 3 West (South) as they made it five wins out of five with victory over Ledbury on Saturday.

Adam Drew’s men consolidated their position at the top as they raced into a 26-6 half-time lead before eventually running out 43-18 winners to maintain their 100 per cent start to the new campaign.

Following a slow start in their game at Evesham earlier this month, where they had to come from behind to win 35-19, Droitwich’s director of rugby Drew was pleased his side came out the blocks fastest this time around as they opened the scoring after 20 minutes.

Drew said: “We knew we had to start well as the past few games we have let teams score first and we’ve then had to fight back from behind.

“Ledbury came out all guns blazing on Saturday but we absorbed the pressure and we played exactly how I wanted us to play.

“We came a little off the boil in the second half as we let them score two tries but all in all it was a very pleasing performance.”

Droitwich will be looking to make it six wins out of six on Saturday when they travel to Nuneaton-based Manor Park who sit third.

But Drew says tasting defeat won’t be a bad thing because he feels his side won’t go the whole campaign unbeaten.

“It’s going to a be tough against a well-supported side on a small pitch but if we start and play well we will,” he added.

“We are going to lose somewhere down the line but if we do I want us to play well and taste defeat as then there’s something to learn from it.

“You can’t take much out of a defeat if you play badly.”

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