Sidmouth Under-13 Girls shine against Newton Abbot and South Molton

Sidmouth Under-13 Girls Rugby

Sidmouth Under-13 Girls Rugby - Credit: Sidmouth RFC

Sidmouth immediately showed they’re going to make formidable opponents for anyone they face. There was a huge commitment to defence and some of the tackling was outstanding.  

Particular mention must go to Ayla Burrow, whose tenacity in the tackle. Ally Scott was a complete natural moving with power and pace to the try line, as well as a strong and effective tackler.  

In attack, the teamwork and resolve of the girls was equally exceptional. An amazing offload in the tackle by Isla Thomas at full-sprint led to a try in the corner by Izzy Davies.  

Summer Howe’s excellent running lines and fierce tackling make her look like she’s played the game for years. 

The elusive side-stepping and pace shown by Maddie Russell was another highlight and Isla Thomas on the wing was first-class leading to multiple successes. The powerful and direct running lines of Liv Stanley was amazing, while Isabel Wood appears to simply refuse to be tackled! 

If you wish to find out how you can join our new U13 girls rugby team, please contact Aaron Patch: - U13 girls welcomes girls from year 7. 

Sidmouth RFC girls at Newton Abbot

Sidmouth RFC girls at Newton Abbot - Credit: Sidmouth RFC

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