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Llamas haul themselves to plate success

PUBLISHED: 14:57 15 April 2015 | UPDATED: 14:58 15 April 2015

Millwall celebrate with the Essex Merit Division Three Plate (pic: Millwall RFC)

Millwall celebrate with the Essex Merit Division Three Plate (pic: Millwall RFC)

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Millwall seconds come from behind to beat Chelmsford

Millwall seconds, affectionately known as the Llamas, came from behind to defeat Chelmsford 17-10 to lift the Essex Merit Division Three Plate.

The Llamas found themselves 10-0 down after only 20 minutes when the Essex club added a converted try to an earlier penalty.

Despite playing into the wind in the first half Millwall were able to close the gap when Jamie Fitzpatrick scored following a charge down to make it a five-point game at the break.

Fitzpatrick went off early in the second half with a hamstring injury but Millwall drew level through Ben Barlow.

It looked as if the match would end level but with time running out James Anderson touched down for the winning score after a clever backs move created space for him to pop through.

Club chairman Robin Poynder was thrilled the club were able to lift the plate and said it was a victory for the whole club to enjoy.

“The Llamas win rounds off a strong season for Millwall. The firsts and seconds have been promoted it was great to see silverware coming into the club and is a reward for the exciting attacking play we foster,” he said.


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