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Vagas B net early advantage in Shimmin Wilson Manx Trophy

Vagabonds B beat Douglas B 20-15 to take an early lead in the Shimmin Wilson Manx Trophy.

Douglas’ powerful pack took control early on in the game and they ran out a 15-0 lead after tries from Paul Game, Ben Dutnall and Noel Capewell.

Vagas hit back though with a Jack Moore penalty and a try from prop Jo Louw which Moore converted, to trail 15-10 at the break.

With the wind behind them in the second half, Vagas were soon ahead.

Skipper Jay Kruger wriggled over for a try and Moore converted from out wide to take the lead 17-15.

Moore added a penalty in the closing stages to make the game safe.

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