Honiton Colts too strong for Exmouth and seal an empathic clean sheet success.

PUBLISHED: 15:58 02 December 2014 | UPDATED: 15:58 02 December 2014

Honiton Colts Vs Exmouth Colts. Ref mhsp 168-49-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton.

Honiton Colts Vs Exmouth Colts. Ref mhsp 168-49-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton.


Charlie Wright scored four tries as Honiton Colts recorded an empathic 43-0 victory over Exmouth, writes Paz Parratt.

The young Lacemen were quickly into their stride and their early endeavours were rewarded with Will Tyers easing his way through the Cockles defence to score the first try.

Exmouth’s pack was unable to contest the scrums and the home side were able to work their way around the park with some impressive and confident play. Again it was the set piece from the forwards that allowed the backs to play their part and they unleashed their strike force. Quick movement of the ball found Charlie Wright receiving, and breaking though the visiting defence he was able to touch down well in range of Ross Oaten’s boot to claim the extras.

More sustained pressure and good handling ended with Tyres bagging his second try, again converted by Oaten.

Charlie Wright was next to cross the visiting whitewash and his try saw Honiton in at half-time with a 24-0 lead.

There was no let up in the second half as Honiton continued to dominate scrums, winning against the head time after time. With quick hands the ball travelled swiftly and clinically along the line and Wright went over for his hat-trick try and Oaten slotted the extras.

Exmouth were not done, but they were unable to get the better of some impressive Lacemen defence.

Ross Oaten found the line next as he crashed through and he converted his own try before Wright powered over for his fourth try of the game as Honiton closed out what was a superb all-round performance.

Dion Warner was named the Lacemen’s Man of the Match for his tireless work ethic.

The Lacemen Colts travel to Cullompton this weekend.

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