Honiton Warriors Under-8s show good things in two unbeaten matches at Sidmouth

16:26 11 March 2014

Honiton Warriors Under-8s made the short trip over the hill to local rivals Sidmouth on a glorious Sunday morning, and, with a strong squad boasting an array of talent, the Warriors ran in nine tries to three in the first game and shared ten tries in the second, writes Ben Lee.

Tries in the first game were scored by Matthew Thompson (2), Charlie White (2), Tom Burroughs and Zach Gambie with Finlay Lowman coming off of the bench to score twice, and Ethan Forwell also dotting the ball down for a score. Tackles were a plenty from twins Matthew and Luke Ducker with some excellent strong running and distribution from Connor Chester and Josh Woolacott.

Hungry for more both sides elected to play a second game which was a much closer affair with Sidmouth scoring with the last move of the game to force the draw. Tries in this game came from Matthew Ducker (2) Finlay Lowman, Zack Gambie and Josh Woolacott. Josh Matthews brought some great line running to this game and was unlucky to be caught just short of the line by some excellent Sidmouth tagging.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 14:44
Members' race at Ottery St Mary. P1081-10-10TI Point 2 Point at OSM. The 1st Race.

Horse racing enthusiasts are promised a fantastic family day out on Bank Holiday Monday (May 30), writes Donna Harris.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:43
East Devon Hunt's Point to Point event. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shsp 10 1192-10-11SH

The re-arranged Eggesford fixture at Upcott Cross featured riding doubles for Jamie Thomas and Will Biddick, writes Granville Taylor.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:39

On a very wet and windy Saturday on the Dorset coast, Chris Perry ran the inaugural Jurassic Quarter Ultra, writes Dave Mutter.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:38
Looking out from a cricket scorers position

Topsham St James cricketer David Gambie is all set to go head-to-head with the Australians in the Over-70s ‘Ashes’ series being held in July, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:38

Many N1 Tri Club members opened their triathlon seasons earlier this month, writes Ellie Sutcliffe.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:31
James Grant in refereeing action

Exmouth whistle man James Grant was named referee of the year at the Devon Rugby Referees’ Society annual meeting, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Read more
Wed, 09:59

Colyton Youth Football Club has launched a new website.

Read more
Wed, 09:59

Millwey Rise Youth Football Club have put together a special ‘Signing On’ event that takes place next month.

Read more
Wed, 09:07

In the Lyme Regis May Stableford Division One, Tim Daniel took the honours, writes Richard Jackman.

Read more
Wed, 09:03
Bowls

There was finally some cheer last week for the Lyme Regis men bowlers, writes Paul Moffitt.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 11°C

Most Read Sport

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 Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications