U14s power through

13:17 24 January 2013

Sidmouth RFC U14 rugby

Sidmouth RFC U14 rugby

Archant

Under 14s Rugby

Devon Cup Quarter Finals

Sidmouth 60, Exmouth 7

On a freezing cold morning at The Blackmore, Sidmouth Under-14s surprisingly got to play their match against Exmouth Under-14s, writes Chris Robinson.

With most of the country under a white blanket of snow Sidmouth’s pitch was perfect for playing rugby on and Sidmouth were very keen to play right from the start.

It was not long before Kennaugh showed his power and pace to score in the corner. From the restart Wright found himself in space and, once he had the momentum, nothing was going to stop him scoring. Kennaugh scored again showing off some dribbling skills and, soon after, Counsell showed off his footwork to score from his own kick ahead.

Exmouth, to their credit, tried to gain some momentum of their own, but Wright again found himself in space and sprinted 30 metres to score his second. Allen converted both these tries.

The last try of the half was scored by Syradd, who was able to power over in the corner after gaining quick ball from his forwards.

The second half saw a lot of substitutions, but Sidmouth were still dominant. Wright almost immediately scored his hat-trick from the restart after an excellent run from Bolton and Counsell converted. The game became a bit static for a while as both teams tried to boss the scrum, but Syradd spotted a gap and was able to score his second.

This time Exmouth managed to get the energy they needed and, in spite of some excellent tackling from Hughes, they scored between the posts. Exmouth continued their pressure, but a great tackle from Robinson and some equally great work from his fellow forwards secured quick ball. Davies then fired it out to Counsell, who ran the length of the pitch to finish off a very satisfactory morning’s work. Well done to the whole squad and particularly the substitutes, who were frozen to the bench in the first half!

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 15:48

The Robins were beaten 2-1 in Division One South and West on Saturday

Read more
Yesterday, 14:46

Axminster ladies were unlucky to lose their recent County Lanes match against Mid Devon, writes David Harris.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:46

Last Friday Honiton seniors took part in an individual stableford that was combined with the second round of the Winter Eclectic competition, writes John Pawley.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:46

Honiton Tigers Under-10s won both their matches against visiting Exeter Saracens when the teams met at Northcote Lane.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:46

Honiton Titans Under-12s travelled to Exeter to meet a Saracens side that has beaten them by a single try in their last meeting and turned the tables, recoding a terrific 50-20 success.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:45

Honiton Town’s 11-match winning run was ended when they conceded a late goal to Feniton in a Macron League top flight Mountbatten Park contest that ended 1-1.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:45

Swimmers from Chard and District Swimming Club recently competed in two competitions, the Taunton Deane and Milfield Meet, and the Tiverton Sparkler Meet, writes Xanthe Dyer.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:19

Blue skies and icy ground greeted the full entry of 243 runners for this year’s Full Monty Cute race at Ham Hill Country Park in Somerset, organised superbly by Crewkerne Running Club, writes Dave Mutter.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:19

Honiton Ladies were in action on Sunday as they travelled away to Teignmouth ladies.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:19

Last Saturday’s Seaton Park run was won by Rhys Goddard of Sittingbourne Harriers in a time of17:04, writes Dave Mutter.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 9°C

Most Read Sport

Place a family notice

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Find a job in Devon



Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

FFind planning applications