Honiton Under-15s power to South Molton success

PUBLISHED: 15:17 06 January 2015 | UPDATED: 15:17 06 January 2015

Honiton Under-15s made a winning start to 2015 with a 52-36 victory over South Molton.

However, they had to overcome a half-time deficit before powering to success using the Allhallows slope to great effect after the break.

The visitors arrived in East Devon low on numbers so the home side duly loaned a number of players to ensure the match went ahead.

South Molton made a bright start and scored a brace of early tries. Honiton’s only first half score was an unconverted try from Ed Clemo and, at the break, the visitors led 22-5.

ot off to the best start and scored a couple of early tries. Honiton got back into it with a try from Ed Clemo-Crosby to leave the score 22-5 to the visitors at half time.

The young Lacemen made changes at the break and were quickly into their stride following the re-start.

With some good off loads Honiton went on to score seven tries. Ed Clemo-Crosby started tings off with his second of the game and there were a brace of tries for both Harry Todd and Giles Richards. The other Honiton players to cross the South Molton white wash were Jacob Rabjohns and Dom Sositha.

Six of the seven tries after the break were converted by Ben Phillips. South Molton, to their credit, never gave up and did score three tries of their own in the second half, but Honiton emerged deserved victors at full-time.

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