H & P display impressive win

Rugby Union County Representative U14s Huntingdonshire & Pete boro 36 East Northants 12 H&P hosted Northants at the Fengate Ground in Peterborough, coming away with a convincing win. The H&P forwards dominated from the opening whistle, securing the ball

Rugby Union

County Representative U14s

Huntingdonshire & Pete'boro 36 East Northants 12

H&P hosted Northants at the Fengate Ground in Peterborough, coming away with a convincing win.


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The H&P forwards dominated from the opening whistle, securing the ball and releasing Chris Sansby down the right wing to score in the corner.

From the restart, H&P turned the ball over to send Karl Smith on an 80 metre try-scoring run. Will Carrington converted.

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A line-out steal then released Smith again, and he off-loaded to Dewi Pearce who scored H&P's third try. Carrington again converted.

Northants replied with a try after pressuring the home line for five minutes.

Smith took another try soon after following a turn over to end the half a long way in front.

Changes were made at half-time but Russell Nixon soon scored to reassert H&P's dominance.

Northants then scored a try from a penalty but the H&P rallied once more, sending Smith over for his hat-trick.

Carrington converted to end the game and finish off a fine H&P performance.

SQUAD: Chris Budd, Alex Fry, Alex Riddick, Greg Southwood, James Dowding, Chris Sansby, Jake Moore, Matt Bligh, Dewi Pearce, James Anderson, Matt Willis, Harry Roe, Karl Smith, Robert Hickman, James Bostock, Rory Parker, Tino Zicchi, John Hartwell, Simon Price, Josh Casburn, Josh Hazel, Russell Hurcombe, Russell Nixon, Will Carrington, William Cooke.

* ST Neots IIIs took the Greene King Deuxieme Nord League title after an impressive unbeaten league campaign that saw them draw only one game, their last against Sawston II.

Dan Fox picked up the "outstanding young player in his first senior season" award as well as the "players' player" award.

Prop Tony Spencer took the "player of the year" award.

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