Hansford is the star performer as Honiton Hawks Under-8s enjoy matches with Sidmouth opposition

Honiton 2nds at home to Exeter Eng. Ref mhsp 41-16TI 9434. Picture: Terry Ife

Honiton 2nds at home to Exeter Eng. Ref mhsp 41-16TI 9434. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

Honiton Hawks Under-8s entertained Sidmouth for a series of tag rugby matches.

The Hawks had a squad of 13 players who were split into two teams, one of six and the other of seven with both teams playing a brace of matches.

One team consisted of Hamish Terry, Luke Devin, Mason Peek, Taylor Prettejohn, Torin Brunskill and Will Parris. Unfortunately this Hawks team were twice on the wrong side of 8-6 score lines.

The Hawks try scorers in game one were Hamish Terry with a hat-trick along with a try each for Luke Devin, Taylor Prettejohn and Will Parris. In game two Hamish Terry scored his second hat-trick of the morning, Taylor Prettejohn weighed in with a couple of tries and Luke Devin grabbed the other.

The other team members, Mason Peek and Torin Brunskill, both contributed well with some great tagging in defence.


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The other Hawks team consisted of Archie Trott, Arran Hansford, Evan Lowman, Freddie Dickason, Harry Haysom, Kyle Moore and Logan Symons.

Game one resulted in a Hawks win by seven tries to six.

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Logan Symons was the star try scorer in this contest with four tries. Kyle Moore scored a brace with Freddie Dickason scoring the other try.

The Hawks won the final game of the morning by nine tries to five. Archie Trott and Kyle Moore both grabbed hat-tricks in this contest. Logan Symons helped himself to a couple of tries with Harry Haysom scoring the other.

The two team members not to get on the score sheet, but who also played big roles in the games were Arran Hansford and Evan Lowman and the Best Effort of the Day award went to Hansford for some excellent tagging throughout the morning.

The morning’s matches were highly competitive with some good quality rugby on display from all the players on both sides and the games were played in a good spirit.

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