Sidmouth U14s impress

16:23 22 February 2013

Winger Brian Lao with the ball on a fantastic run which produced a try.

Winger Brian Lao with the ball on a fantastic run which produced a try.

Archant

Sidmouth Under 14s Rugby

Sidmouth 36, Tiverton 21

Having gone 14-0 down in the first 10 minutes, this match looked like it was going to be a torrid afternoon for Sidmouth, writes Chris Robinson.

but two outstanding try-saving tackles from Morgan were enough to inspire this team from their torpor. Having woken up Sidmouth started to play some sublime rugby. Wright found some space and crashed over. Soon after Allen took a quick penalty then passed it to Kennaugh ,who finished it off.

The next try was a contender for Try of the Season. Moore spotted some space on the blindside, Robinson supporting offloaded to Morgan, who passed it back to Innes-Kruger who scored in the corner. It was intelligent, quick and clinically executed rugby. A joy to watch and it meant it was 17-14 at half time.

There were changes of personnel at half time, but it was not long before the Sidmouth supporters were cheering.

Brian Lao from his own 22, checked then stepped his opposing winger, took him on the outside and scored under the posts.

Tiverton to their credit did not give up and it was Moore this time whose tackle stopped a certain try.

Syradd , who came on at half time, was full of enthusiasm and it was not long before he powered over. From the restart he caught the ball created the space for Wright, who sprinted to the line. Allen converted. Tiverton, not to be outdone, scored the last try. It had been an excellent contest. Well done to all.

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 08:02

Point-to-Point horse racing enthusiast will be heading to Black Forest Lodge this coming weekend, where it’s the turn of the Silverton to host their meeting on Sunday (January 22), writes Donna Harris.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:02

Beer Albion Reserves beat South Zeal 4-3 in a thrilling Macron League Division Five contest at the Furzebrake on Saturday to earn much needed points, writes Richard Honnor .

Read more
Tue, 11:50

The first action of 2017 in the Honiton Netball League saw the top two Division One sides in action, writes Graham Ingram.

Read more
Mon, 12:20

Sidmouth A made it two wins from two outings in the Sidmouth Leisure Centre Indoor Cricket League with victory over Clyst Hydon A.

Read more
Mon, 09:00

Sidmouth Warriors Under-9s defeated Lympstone B 7-0 when the pair met in an Exeter Youth League game.

Read more
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Sidmouth Town sprung a big South West Peninsula League Eastern Division surprise with a 5-3 win at Appledore.

Read more
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Sidmouth ladies welcomed the Devon Lady Patrons for an enjoyable afternoon of bowls followed by a lovely afternoon tea, writes Susie Bonnell

Read more
Friday, January 13, 2017

Sidmouth and Ottery Hockey Club (SOHC) men’s teams return to action this Saturday (January 14).

Read more
Friday, January 13, 2017

Ottery St Mary became the first team to stop the winning run of Macron League Four leaders Thorverton as they held the Thors to a 2-2 draw in Mid Devon.

Read more
Friday, January 13, 2017

Sidmouth Running Club had one senior and two junior members involved at the South West Club and County Cross Country Championships, held at Exeter Racecourse, writes Terry Bewes.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 6°C

min temp: 3°C

Great British Life


Great British Life

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up


Show Job Lists


Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications