Sidmouth RFC U10s enjoy action against Exmouth

PUBLISHED: 10:35 14 December 2017

Action from the Sidmouth Under-10s meeting with Exmouth

Action from the Sidmouth Under-10s meeting with Exmouth


Sidmouth Under-10s were in action at Sidford where they had 22 players on parade for a series of four 8-a-side matches against Exmouth.

Team Moss/Patch had a good crack at the opposition in their two games. There was lots of good rugby from the whole team with barnstorming runs from Jake Dunstan, the speedy runs from Sam Smart and the side-stepping jinks of Lucas Vicary being noted by the coaches.

Will Cotton was relentless in his defence and tackled like a demon, which was very pleasing to see. Jerry Min worked hard across the field, making hard yards and getting better at clearing through the ruck. Leah Patch and Tilly Bennett worked well together on a number of mauls with Harry Murphy also making himself a nuisance around the field. However, despite these heroics, Exmouth managed to edge both games by a single try.

Team Russell/Wall had a slow start to their first game, taking a while to get to grips with some of the larger opponents. The head start given was too big and Exmouth came through triumphant in the first game, but there had been some great play from the kids.

The second game saw the kids fully switched on and they eased through with several tries to spare.

Will Horne and Will Garland made a big defensive effort before being on the wrong end of some studs. Will Russell was his usual evasive self and surprised some of the opponents with his ferocious tackling.

Isaac Wall managed to make at least three try-saving tackles, wrapping up the attackers and putting them quickly on the floor much to the enjoyment of the spectators.

Eli Moss made good ground keeping out on the wing, while Chris Wallace and Henry Tanner made a lot of inroads straight through the middle. The team were bolstered by the late arrival of Charlie Nancekivell, who wasted no time in getting stuck into attack and defence – great stuff!

One of the coaching staff, Joe Wall, said: “It was a good few games to mark the halfway point of the season and a great base to push on from – well done, to all the kids!”

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 12:25

Ottery St Mary Under-14s began their East Devon Youth League campaign with a comfortable 10-wicket win against Thorverton.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:26

Sidmouth 1st XI duo Luke Bess and South African Aviwe Mgijima were at the forefront of another comprehensive win for the Fortfield men, both hitting centuries in what was ultimately a 202-run win over a Bovey Tracey side that came into the contest having won four successive Premier Division games.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:26

Teign Valley B team made the trip to Sidmouth golf club on Father’s Day, which probably accounted for them having turned up one player short, writes Mike Dommett.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:21

Sidmouth entertained a team of four rinks from Seaton in a friendly match, writes Carol Smith.

Read more
Wed, 08:52

On a lovely sunny evening in Sidmouth our ladies played their second game in the National Top Club Competition, writes Carol Smith.

Read more
Wed, 08:47

Sidmouth III made it six wins from seven F Division East outings as they recorded a comprehensive 165-run win over Honiton 2nds at Newton Poppleford.

Read more
Tue, 15:42

Sidmouth 2nds made it ‘played seven and won seven’ in their C Division East campaign. They took their all-conquering status to second-in-the-table Ottery St Mary, who went into the contest looking to continue their unbeaten home start to the season.

Read more
Tue, 14:39

Sidmouth Golf Club hosted the annual match against the Royal Marines and the fixture was followed by an excellent meal, writes Hugh Dorliac.

Read more
Tue, 09:32

The Full Monty from Shepton Montague were Tipton’s visitors on Sunday, writes Phil Wright.

Read more
Mon, 17:07

This coming weekend (June 23 and 24) it is the second Ottery St Mary Football Club Youth Tournament.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 19°C

min temp: 11°C

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sidmouth Herald twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications