Yellow-Card the catalyst for West Harbour in impressive win over Randwick

By Nick Kelland. Photo - JB Photography  West Harbour Pirates coach Mark Gudmunson has cited a first-half yellow card as the catalyst that sparked a flurry of points on his sides way to a comfortable 39-24 win over Randwick on Saturday. "That yellow card really seemed to kick us into gear. When we were a man down, we got scored against off the next set-piece, and from there we turned around and scored 32 points straight." Much has been made of Randwick's young roster for season 2019, and The Pirates did well to assert their dominance, particularly at the breakdown and in the contact zone in and around the rucks. After failing to fire in week one, Gudmunson was most happy with his sides improved attacking showing that saw new flyhallf Tiaan Swanepoel finish the afternoon with two tries and 24 points. "We had no ball in round one against Souths and I think we did a great job to defend and only let four tries in. We have points in us as a team, we just need to be patient a
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