Things were further compounded when Eion Delahaye pulled up lame in the hamstring after only a few minutes. Rather than leaving the pitch he chose to fight on and became a touch and pass distribution player, even making two or three tackles on a couple of mugs who ran into him!
As expected, eventually the numbers showed and BB Eagles were able to pull clear, 3 nil at the break was a fair reflection of their dominance.
With only pride left to play for, Norsemen came out in the second half determined to enjoy the wind at their backs on one of London's allocation of 7 sunny days for the year. Their efforts were rewarded when trialist Luc Coffiat rose at the near post to flick in a corner, nothing more than was deserved after a period where 10 men were every bit the equal of 11.
Unfortunately a further goal was conceded meaning the half was only drawn, but every player to a man could be proud of the effort put in. It is a real shame that it is proving so difficult to get 13/14 regular players willing to do this week in week out. With 10 matches remaining it is imperative players make themselves available as often as possible to scrap a way out of the hole that has been dug.