Withycombe Under-7s land five match triumph over Honiton

09:59 07 November 2012

Withycombe Under-7s

Withycombe Under-7s

Archant

Withycombe Under-7s versus Honiton

Withycombe Under-7s enjoyed a clean sweep of victories in five matches with hosts Honiton.

For many of the youngsters it was a first experience of rugby in ankle deep mud, which, combined with longer grass than usual made for very testing conditions!

It did not seem the sort of day for free-flowing rugby, but that did not deter the enthusiastic and energetic young Withy who tried to move the ball as often as possible.

The opening exchanges saw Withycombe dominate in defence to limit the space to the Honiton attackers.

This led to turnover ball that was capitalised on by Jamie Thompson, Abigail Cook and Kieran Long.

The latter again showed some instinctive defensive thoughts to help himself to many Honiton tags.

On pitch two Withycombe trailed at half-time, with the tries coming from Max Rowley and Harry Dobrijevic.

This was turned around after the break as four unanswered tries saw them take a lead that they would hold onto until the end, with Jack MacDonald-Brown claiming four out of five .

The next round of matches saw the youngest Withies turn on the style with two relatively comfortable wins.

Tyler Gover had another week of improvement as he claimed his first ever tries for the side to the delight of all watching.

Also improving with ever game is Chloe Fellowes who again tagged with determination and added two well worked tries.

The next game turned into the Otto Montgomery-Ames show as he bagged all six tries in a 6-1 win.

However, the rest of the team must be thanked for providing the passes!

The last game of the day saw the teams turn around level before the intervention of Abigail Cotter, as she appeared at the end of every move to cross the whitewash four times.

This second half proved to be a case of girl power, as all three were on the field together for the first time.

The Man of the Match award was won by Tyler Gover, for not only scoring his first tries, but tagging well throughout and not giving up.

A special mention also for Charlie Tucker who played despite not being well and Thomas Lawrence who showed that you do not have to score lots of tries to be very important to the team.

On the whole this was a very good day for Withycombe who continue to improve and impress, the coaches could not be happier.

The try scorers were; Otto Montgomery-Ames (7), Jack MacDonald-Brown (4), Kieran Long (3), Chloe Fellowes (2), Abigail Cotter, Jamie Thompson, Tyler Gover, Abigail Cook, Harry Dobrijevic, Max Rowley and Charlie Tucker.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 14:42
Parade des Figaros lors de l inauguration de la Solitaire du Figaro Eric Bompard cachemire 2015 - Bordeaux le 22/05/2015

The Bank Holiday weekend marked a spectacular opening to the 46th edition of the Solitaire du Figaro – Eric Bompard Cachemire in Bordeaux.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:41

Visitors to this year’s popular Nunney International Horse Trials, which take place from June 19 to June 21, will be able to buy reduced priced tickets if they purchase them in advance via the website, writes Lucy Johnson.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:40
Point to point generic picture

Darren Edwards has been runner up for the Devon and Cornwall jockeys’ championship twice in recent years but looks all set to lift that title for the first time this season, writes Granville Taylor.

Read more
Tue, 20:28
Cricket - generic picture

The Budleigh Salterton Cricket Club Community League continued over the Bank holiday weekend and saw victories for The Gentlemen, who defeated Withy Dads and also for the Robins, who saw off The Doctors.

Read more
Tue, 20:07
Speedway. Somerset Rebels versus Berwick.

On Friday it took until the last third of the meeting before the ‘Cases’ Somerset Rebels eventually broke free of the Scunthorpe Scorpions, before finally going on to record what appeared to be a relatively comfortable victory, writes Dave Thompson.

Read more
Tue, 16:15
The Centenary Vase at East Devon

The Centenary Vase was the trophy played for at East Devon on Bank Holiday Monday, writes Paul Willoughby.

Read more
Tue, 16:14

The seniors played their monthly stableford last Monday, writes Paul Willoughby.

Read more
Tue, 16:14
Cricket - generic picture

Following a chastening two-run defeat to Exwick the previous Saturday, Topsham St James headed to the beautiful ground at Stokeinteignhead for the first time for the first time in a Saturday match, writes Matt Williams.

Read more
Tue, 16:14
Kite surfing competition in Exmouth on Saturday. Photo by Simon Horn. Rerf exsp 5377-26-12SH To order your copy of this photograph visit www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Exmouth is going to be awash with some of the world’s top kit surfers heading to the Town to take part in an annual kitesurfing competition organised by Edge Watersports.

Read more
Tue, 16:14
golf generic picture

Time to give special mention to two of Woodbury’s top golfers and their progress of late.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 11°C

Most Read Sport

Great British Life


Great British Life
Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition today E-edition



Exmouth's trusted business finder