Lacemen colts strike biggest win of season to date with Teignmouth triumph

PUBLISHED: 16:25 11 March 2014 | UPDATED: 16:25 11 March 2014

Teignmouth 17, Honiton 55

Honiton Colts racked up their biggest win of the season in an impressive showing ion the South Devon coast, writes Paz Parratt

From the start Honiton took charge and dominated the pitch in every department, Ross Oaten opened the scoring with a well placed try under the post, Oaten, taking on the responsibility of kicking also slotted the post taking the Lacemen seven points the good.

With Honiton looking sharp the ball was played around the park, where a brace of tries where run in from Gorge Dowse, Ross Oaten landed one more conversion and Johny House crossed the white wash to rack up his first score of the day, With brief lapses of concentration and some ill discipline from Honiton, Teignmouth took advantage and crossed twice for tries, but the Lacemen did manage to force them wide on both occasion to keep the extras out of reach.

After the break the score board did not move so rapidly, until Gorge Dowse found space and broke through twice to complete a hat-trick of tries.

Johny House then did similar, crossing twice more to seal his treble.

With the game all but won a re shuffle of the squad allowed the new centre Usamaga Elgamagy in adding to the try fest. Ross Oaten split the post to claim his fifth conversion of the day and taking the game way out of reach. Teignmouth never gave in and were eventually rewarded with a consolation try and conversion.

The Lacemen had the final say though with Josh Tatlock scoring the game’s final try.

Gorge Dowse was named the Lacemens’ Man of the Match.


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