Withy youngsters edge the honours in derby double over Exmouth

20:11 22 February 2012

Withy Under-7 action at Exmouth

Withy Under-7 action at Exmouth

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Withycombe Under 8`s enjoyed the better of two games with neighbours Exmouth, landing 12-10 and 11-9 victories.

The first game saw both sides began at good tempo and it did not take long for both teams to celebrate opening scores. The support play and tagging of both sets of youngsters was a pleasure to witness and much appreciated by another good turn-out of supporters. Withy went into the break with a small advantage.

The second half started in similar fashion to the first and Charlie Passmore was at the centre of much of the Withy attacking play. Young Passmore ran in four tries after the break. It was no one-man show though for other Withy players shone just as brightly. None more so than hat-trick scorer Harry Bennett whilst the other Withy scorers were Paddy Mcguiness (2), Sam Skinner, Ollie Hempstead and the ever-improving James Griffin as Withycombe bagged a 12-10 victory.

The second game was another to see a bright start by both sides. Harry Bennett led from the front for Withy with a four try haul. Charlie Passmore helped himself to another treble and Paddy Mcguinness bagged his second brace of the morning. There was also a great moment for Joseph Bowden when he marked only his second start for the side with his first try! Withy were very good value for their 11-9 success and special mention must be made of the contribution from Ollie Hempstead who wasn’t overawed in the slightest by the bigger opposition players and rightly landed the Withy Man of the Match award for a shift that included some superb tagging and running.

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