venue: Stadio Simone Franchini, Monselice
9th June 2006
Full Match Report
The BARLA "B" team against Italy gave a creditable performance again in the first half where Louis Salmon raced over for their first try after just three minutes.
Paul Pendlebury and Tony Baker added further tries before the Italians opened their account with a try and goal by Italian captain and tournament organiser TizianoFranchini, formerly of French club Chatillon.
Andy Bowman finished off well for BARLA with a good try and Brett Carter landed three goals to give a 22-6 half time lead. Carter, Lewis Walker and Daryl Parker added further tries before the Italians scored again with a well taken second try by the outstanding Matteo Simoni.
Brett Carter, Michael Darby, Lewis Walker (Barrow Island), Louis Salmon (Hensingham), Tony Baker, Jordan Boyd, Kristopher Hersnip (Ince Rose Bridge), Daryl Parker (Maryport), Daniel Davies (Pilkington Recs), Andrew Bowman (Siddal), Lewis Lilley (West Hull), Liam Grundy (Widnes St Maries), Martin Greaves, Paul Pendlebury (Wigan St Judes), Donal Walker (Wigan St Patricks)