Eight try Moore stars as Honiton Hawks Under-8s impress at Exeter Chiefs

Honiton 2nds at home to Exeter Eng. Ref mhsp 41-16TI 9438. Picture: Terry Ife

Honiton 2nds at home to Exeter Eng. Ref mhsp 41-16TI 9438. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

Honiton Hawks Under-8s were back in action for a series of tag rugby matches against hosts Exeter Chiefs.

The Hawks travelled with a squad of 13 players who were split into two teams, one of six and the other of seven with both sides in action twice.

One team consisted of Arran Hansford, Evan Lowman, Freddie Dickason, Harry Evans, Kyle Moore and Zac Isaac.

In their first game they won a high scoring affair by 13 tries to 11.

Kyle Moore was the star try scorer, crossing the line no fewer than five times. Harry Evans scored four, Freddie Dickason bagged a hat-trick and Arran Hansford scored the other try.

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Game two ended 10-all with young Moore scoring three more. Dickason got his second hat-trick while the other scorers were Hansford (2), Evans and Isaac.

The other Hawks team consisted of Archie Trott, Hamish Terry, Harry Haysom, Logan Symonds, Mason Peek, Taylor Prettejohn and Torin Brunskill.

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In their first game they won by 10 tries to seven. Logan Symonds was the star try scorer in this contest with five; Taylor Prettejohn and Hamish Terry each scored a couple and Harry Haysom grabbed the other try.

The Hawks won the final game of the morning by eight tries to five with Prettejohn scored a hat-trick. The other scorers were Hasom (2), Terry, Symonds and Torin Brunskill.

The Best Effort of the Day award went to Archie Trott for some excellent work in defence.

The Chiefs Youth are without question the best opposition the Hawks have faced this season both today and in the reverse fixtures at Honiton earlier in the season.

These matches were highly competitive and some good quality rugby was on display from all the players on both sides.

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