Exmouth II put hosts Tiverton to the swword

14:35 25 September 2012

Exmouth took on the Oxford Harlequins at the Imperial gorund on Saturday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exsp 6501-39-12SH To order your copy of this photograph visit www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Exmouth took on the Oxford Harlequins at the Imperial gorund on Saturday. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exsp 6501-39-12SH To order your copy of this photograph visit www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Archant

Tiverton II 3, Exmouth II 72

Exmouth 2nd XV travelled the short distance to Tiverton for their third Devon Merit Table 1 game of the season, following wins against Newton Abbot (44-7) and Sidmouth (92-3).

The team this week contained different personnel but was just a strong as previous weeks with the inclusion of Bob Armstrong, David Kimberley, Matt Garner and Glenn Channing to compliment the talented regulars.

Exmouth’s first try came on sixty seconds when scrum half Greg Towns darted over following a driving maul set up by Armstrong on the 22. Richard Cadywould added the extras and the scene was set for another demolition of a local second team.

Paul Flower was next to score the first of his two tries after being driven over from close range but Tiverton began to fight back and on 11 minutes they landed a penalty to claim their only points of the day. Immediately from the restart Matt Garner glided over from a fine individual run. Cadywould converted Garner’s try then got one himself from Jamie Briant’s run through the wilting Tiverton defence. With the conversion successful the scoreboard showed 26-3 after 15 minutes.

Before the half time break No.8 Armstrong had barrelled over and Flower had claimed his second, with both tries coming from scrums taken against the head by the Exmouth front row of Andy Lendon, Mick Smith and Josh Sargent.

With both conversions just failing Exmouth started the second half 36-3 in front and showed no indication of letting Tiverton off the hook as Mick Smith supported Glenn Channing to go over two minutes after the restart.

A great team try was next on the agenda with slick handling from both forwards and backs to put Cadywould over for his second of the game. Following his successful conversion Cadywould broke out from his own 22 to take play up to the opposition line. Frantic Tiverton defending was penalised and Kimberley scored from the quick tap.

Exmouth continued to express themselves with Matt Ryan again breaking from his own line. After exchanging passes with Kimberley, the flying wing scorched past the flailing defence to bring up the team’s tenth try.

With Tiverton completely demoralised Kimberley went over for his second, followed swiftly by substitute Ben Higgins from another driving maul. Cadywould missed the conversions but, as the referee blew time 10 minutes early, he can feel satisfied with his 22 point haul.

The final score was 72-3 in Exmouth’s favour, further highlighting the strength in depth at the club and the gulf in standard between themselves and the majority of other second string teams in the league.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

14:05

A stunning performance by Exmouth Town last Saturday saw them demolish Wessex Premier League high flyers Blackfield and Langley 5-0, writes John Dibsdall.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:33

Budleigh Salterton Under-16s team travelled to the Furzebrake home of Beer Albion FC for their latest tussle with Seaton Town in the Exeter and District Youth League Division One and returned to Greenway Lane with a 2-1 victory, writes SpursTom.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:10

The ladies had an enjoyable afternoon when they hosted the Devon County Ladies.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:02

Replay were 49-24 victors when they took on sister team Assent in an Exmouth League fixture.

Read more
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Exmouth entertain Clifton in their latest National Two (S) match this Saturday (December 3).

Read more
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Budleigh Salterton ladies went out of the ADL Chartered Accountants Devon Women’s Supplementary Cup, beaten 8-1 by Feniton in a quarter fin al tie at Greenway Lane, writes SpursTom

Read more
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Budleigh Salterton Under-16s eased their way into the quarter-finals of the Wotton Printers Devon Cup with a 6-1 success at home to Elburton Villa Juniors, writes SpursTom.

Read more
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Withycombe Under-13s were 55-5 winners when they hosted Brixham at Raleigh Park.

Read more
Thursday, December 1, 2016

As readers will no doubt be aware, the weather had played a significant part as to whether golf would be played up here on the common of late, writes John Bridgman.

Read more
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Rod Davidson, a long standing bowler with the club has been awarded his County Badge, writes David Roberts.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 10°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


Show Job Lists

Find planning applications