PEMBROKE scored six tries away from home on Saturday (Mar 23) as they beat Mumbles 24-44.
Following a three-week lay off because of the Six Nations both sides were a little rusty early on but it was Pembroke who got the first score.
Flanker Rhodri Waters touched the ball down after a good catch and drive from a line out and Toby Smith added the extras for his first points in what would turn out to be an excellent afternoon for him.
Sam Smith was next to go over as the Pembroke scrum pushed forwards and Smith touched down before namesake Toby added the extras for a 0-14 lead.
Mumbles then came back into the game with a penalty and a converted try to bring the score back to 10-14.
On the stroke of half time Toby added a penalty to give Pembroke a 10-17 lead.
Early in the second Toby scored his first try as he received the ball from Tom Lewis to touch the ball down. The conversion was missed.
Mumbles continued to battle well and came back into it again with another converted try.
Tom Harding-Jones then made a good break before passing to Smith who went over for his second try and he then added the extras to make it 17-29.
The action was back and forth and Mumbles then replied with another try which was then converted.
That made it 24-29 but Pembroke’s quality shone through in the final fifteen minutes as they blew Mumbles away.
After making a few changes which saw James Davies, Jordan Gwillam and Dom Colman come off the bench, it was Tom Lewis who grabbed Pembroke’s fifth try after a break by Smith released Lewis on the blindside to touch down.
Smith then added a penalty before completing his hat trick of tries and also adding the extras for an excellent personal haul of 29 points.
There was also a return to action for Barry Alderman-John who played his first game for seven weeks following a broken wrist.
On Saturday (Mar 30), Pembroke are at home as they take on Loughor.