Allen was first called on against the Eagles late in the first half and responded with a 56-yard boomer that was, unfortunately, returned 62 yards as he appeared to outkick
Verdict Aidan O'Brien seems to have mastered this race using Group 1 middle-distance performers who can outkick
the more dour staying types in the closing stages.
Impact's Jack Exley put a difficult first round behind him, using his reach to outkick
and outpunch Scorpio's Dylan Yendal and win another Middlesbrough derby at the end of the third.
Davies banged over five immaculate penalties to outkick
Maesteg's young Osprey Gareth Owen, who surprisingly did not go for goal with his side 22-21 down.
Cardiff's Mike Ward found enough speed at the finish to outkick
Newport's Chris Carpanini and Swansea's Josh Griffiths to win the men's under-20 crown, but there was an upset in the women's race at the same age group.
So we kicked a lot, but Scotland were dull enough to try and outkick
us and they failed miserably.
On the last hill, he must have lost something, and I was able to outkick
him down the stretch.
With my speed, I can outkick
people I'm running with at the end.
But we did not expect Italy to outkick
us and win the battle, they were outstanding.
McDynamo loves soft turf and I was worried that if there wasn't a legitimate pace in the race that Hirapour would outkick
us," said Hendriks.
He has enough tactical speed to lay close enough to likely pacesetter Hard Spun, and should be able to outkick
that one through the long stretch run.
It was a top-of-the-table clash in the South East at Bishops Field that saw Llantwit Major outkick
home club Llandaff 4-2 in a 12-6 win to go to first place.