Portobello FP 39 – 7 Broughton

Portobello FP beat Broughton by 7 tries to 1 on Saturday to go through to Tennents Edinburgh Shield Round 2.

The match was played in pleasant conditions at Lismore’s Inch Park pitch with Broughton trying to force the early pressure. Porty got the breakthrough in 11 minutes when Euan Martin barged over from close range to settle nerves a little, a 2nd followed from Sean Kneeshaw before half time and a further five from Mitch Walker, Cameron Walker, a 2nd for Kneeshaw adding to two from Max Moran and two conversions from Chris Britee-Steer saw Porty home comfortably.

The 2nd round tie is due on 3rd November against Trinity Accies at Cavalry Park.