Bennett lands double treble for Withy Under-9s in Topsham matches

16:46 24 October 2012

Withycombe Under9 action

Withycombe Under9 action

Archant

Withycombe Under-9s won one and lost one in meetings with Topsham.

In the first match it was Topsham who started at great pace, racing into a five try to nil half-time lead.

Clearly the interval coaching talk did the trick for Withy were inspired in the second half scoring seven tries to the further three that Topsham got.

Sadly the come-back was not quite sufficient to bag a win as Topsham were 8-7 victors.

Fleet-footed pair Charlie Passmore and Harry Bennett again led the way with hat-tricks of tries and there was also a score from Erin Asselman.

The second game saw Withy land a 12-8 win.

Harry Bennett posted a second hat-trick of tries for the morning and there were two more for Charlie Passmore and doubles also for Harry Williams and Erin Asselman. Single scores were clocked by Joe Farmer, Alfie Gillard and Joseph Bowden.

A Withy spokesperson said: “The boys are really starting to find the game to their taste.

There was some excellent direct running from Sam Skinner, Ollie Hempstead, Charlie Tyler and solid tackles from Jack Cortizo, James Griffin and Paddy McGuiness.

The tackling is improving and special mention for two try saving tackles from Joseph Bowden and Charlie Passmore which had both sets of supporters applauding.”

The Withy Man of the Match award went to Ollie Willis for his constant work rate. This Sunday sees the team engage in a training day to refresh the new skills the players have been learning in their early season matches.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

08:36

Exmouth host Redruth in a National Two (S) meeting at the Imperial Ground on Saturday (2.30pm).

Read more
08:34

Budleigh Salterton have been left without a game this Saturday (October 1).

Read more
08:31

Exmouth Town recorded a second big cup win in the space of five days when they followed up the FA Vase success over Witheridge with an even more impressive 2-1 win over Plymouth Argyle Reserves in the St Lukes Bowl, writes John Dibsdall.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:23

Exmouth Spartans were deserved 4-1 winners when they travelled to Exeter to meet K and M Polonia in a Macron League Division Seven match.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:34

Withycombe Under-13s were 14-0 winners when they visited Paignton for the first meeting between the two sides for some time.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:33

Withycombe suffered a second defeat in three Tribute Cornwall and Devon outings when beaten 19-14 at Plymstock Albion.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:33

East Budleigh Reserves bagged their first win of the season when they defeated neighbours Exmouth Amateurs by the odd goal in three, writes Mark Auton.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:33

East Budleigh suffered a narrow 2-1 loss when they entertained University IV at Vicarage Road, writes Mark Auton.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:33

Withycombe RFC are busy preparing for a big day next Sunday when they hope to introduce girl’s rugby to a wider audience.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:31

The seniors played a Greensome Stableford at East Devon, writes Paul Willoughby.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 17°C

min temp: 11°C

Most Read Sport

Useful Links

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder


HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Find planning applications