Sidmouth girls bag thrilling win over Exeter Saracens

The four Sidmouth girls Under-15 players who attended Devon trials

The four Sidmouth girls Under-15 players who attended Devon trials - Credit: Archant

Sidmouth Under-15 girls were 46-40 winners when they met Exeter Saracens at home.

Saracens made the stronger start and raced into an early 25-10 lead.

However, the Sidmouth girls gave as god as they got for long periods and, when the game reached the two-thirds stage, the score was 35-29 to Saracens.

Further scores came from both sides as Sidmouth continued to chip away at the deficit and, with minutes remaining, the Saracens lead had been whittle down to a single point at 40-39.

There was to be a great ending for the Sidmouth team as, with almost the last play of the contest, they bagged a 46-40 victory.


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There was some amazing teamwork, tackling, defence consuming runs and support plays from Elly Jane Waddel, Rebecca Fallows, Annabelle Emmott, Abbie French, Nyah Austin, Lily Baker, Abi Price and Alecia Ranson.

The Sidmouth tries were scored by Hatty Tremlett, Cleo Turley, Esme Bagwell and Emily Cozens and the conversions were tucked away by Lucy Tanner and Cleo Turley.

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