BOURNEMOUTH Bedouins ran out resounding 76-0 winners over Ellingham & Ringwood to secure top spot in the Dorset Matrix.

Bedouins, Bournemouth’s fourth team, dominated from start to finish on their travels at Parsonage Barn Lane.

Adam Higgins opened the scoring with a well-worked try, before the visitors suffered the setback of losing Tom Honour to injury.

But Bournemouth kept attacking at pace, quickly moving 15-0 ahead.

Greg Reid crossed the whitewash for the sixth try of the first half, Bedouins going in 32-0 up.

It proved to be a long afternoon for Ellingham & Ringwood, Bournemouth running in a further seven tries after the restart.

Duncan Macgregor, the player-manager, showed his power by forcing his way through the to score the second try of the second half.

Ful-back Mark Forsyth also showed his class and speed, taking his second try of the match. But it was Bedouins hooker Bonz Brereton who really stole the show, scoring two tries himself in the second half.

One area Bournemouth did struggle was with the boot, managing just three conversions from a possible 13.

But it mattered little as Bournemouth cruised to victory.

Bournemouth seconds compete in the Hampshire Cup next, while the thirds will be in Dorset & Wilts Cup action.