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Match Report: Musselburgh vs Aberdeen

Musselburgh,who broke their Premiership duck last week against Glasgow Hawks,welcomed in-form Aberdeen Grammar FP to Stoneyhill for third home league game of the season.The visitors got proceedings under way on a wet, miserable afternoon,which was destined to make handling difficult for both sides as the rain was relentless throughout.


The visitors quickly gained possession and territory as the penned 'Burgh in their own half in the opening stages as their heavy pack provided half backs Knudson and Troup with plenty of ball.Their wingers Brown and Russell also tested the home defence,but were repelled by the voracious tackling of the 'Burgh back row of Cammy Pryde,Max Outram and Luke Hutson.This stout defence paid a sudden dividend,in the form of a try for 'Burgh against the run of play.A terrific breakaway up the flank at pace with great handling was finished off by Sandy Watt in the corner,before Danny Owenson added a superb conversion in the soggy conditions for a 7-0 lead after 10 minutes. Given