It’s all Tow much
St Neots Colts 12 Towcester Colts 17 TRIES from Luke Warburton and Charlie Usher were not enough to prevent St Neots sliding to defeat against a formidable Towcester side. Atrocious weather and fading light meant the game was cut short. Usher levelled the
St Neots Colts 12 Towcester Colts 17
TRIES from Luke Warburton and Charlie Usher were not enough to prevent St Neots sliding to defeat against a formidable Towcester side.
Atrocious weather and fading light meant the game was cut short.
Usher levelled the visitors' early score and captain Andy Heathcote added the conversion to give the home side the lead.
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However, Towcester scored another try before half-time and although Warburton put his side back into the lead a converted try in the dying stages broke St Neots' hearts.
At mini-rugby level, St Neots and Huntingdon faced each other in two games at U12 level.
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In the highly competitive games it was the visitors, Stags, who just shaded the day.
The first game saw the visitors run out 21-12 winners after the Saints had led 5-0 at half-time thanks to a Callum Austen try.
Ben Tyler scored a try in the second period converted by Lewis Medlow but Stags proved the stronger.
The second encounter was an even closer contest and after trailing 7-0 at the break, St Neots finished strongly to tie the game at 7-7 thanks to a MOTM Austen try and Medlow conversion.
Huntingdon Stags U11s took part in a triangular tournament with St Ives and hosts St Neots at the weekend.
Playing St Ives in game one, Stags succumbed to a powerful side 14-7. The points for Huntingdon came from a try by the impressive Jack Lewsley and a George Furbank conversion.
In match two, against the hosts, solid defence gave St Neots little chance of a score and the Stags ran out 7-0 winners with a try by Monty Francis.
Match three between St Ives and St Neots finished with a 7-0 win for the hosts, giving each team one win apiece.