Stags U14s secure runners-up place

Junior Rugby STAGS U14s came runners-up in the Mobbs cup after a good run of form got them to the final. The competition featured 16 teams, and Stags stormed through their three pool games, scoring a total of 104 unanswered points. Huntingdon then beat A

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STAGS U14s came runners-up in the Mobbs cup after a good run of form got them to the final.

The competition featured 16 teams, and Stags stormed through their three pool games, scoring a total of 104 unanswered points.

Huntingdon then beat Ampthill in the semi-final 25-5 in a convincing display.

Stags faced Old Northamptonians in the final, losing 7-0 despite a spirited display.

A tired Stags team lost four players before half-time but battled hard.

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The opposition hung on for the win but Stags deserve credit for a hard day of rugby in which they registered some convincing wins.

STAGS U7s took on Stamford and Wisbech teams in three games, winning one, drawing one and losing one.

IN the first game, Stags drew 3-3 with Stamford.

Stags took an early lead but Stamford replied with two tries.

The teams went into half time 2-2.

The second half saw two more tries, one for each team, the game ending in stalemate.

THE second game was against Wisbech, which Stags lost 5-3.

Stags defence was left wanting at times, but Jack Starkey and Connor Wickes ensured the Stags got on the scoreboard.

THE final game was against Stamford and Stags took a 5-2 win.

Stags went into the break 3-1 ahead after some good running rugby.

Stags managed to stretch their lead in the second half to take their only win of the day.

St Ives U9s 5 Peterborough U9s 35

SAINTS missed too many tackles in their first game, losing 35-5.

Peterborough were clinical and snuffed out the majority of the chances created by Saints.

Nick Abbott ran strongly, whilst Tyler Elstub and Sam Hirons prompted the backs well from half-back.

Good rucking and mauling from Daniel McManus and Lachlan Park helped to recycle the ball well but the team were unable to covert pressure into points.

The game opened up in the second half, and Peterborough ran in three unanswered tries.

Save for a well-worked try finished by Toby Naylon, Saints offered little in reply and lost to the better side on the day.

St. Ives U9s 0 Peterborough U9s 40

IN the second match of the afternoon, Saints again lost out to a well-drilled Peterbrough side.

Saints missed too many tackles and couldn't contain Peterborough.

Jack Fleming worked hard on his first appearance of the season and Tim Dale drove strongly but the team used up too much energy in mauls, conceding four tries in each half to lose.

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