Under 14s - Report
Crosfields 40 – 10 Blackbrook Blues
In awful weather conditions Crosfields took on Blackbrook Blues in the Quarter Finals of the NWC Development Cup.
Blackbrook restarted with a kick down field. A high tackle on the 2nd gives Crosfields a penalty with metres made to get Crosfields closer to the line. Another short ball from Lewis Perin to Tom Millington sees him burst through the line again to get get over with his second try. Successful conversion by Lewis Perin makes the score 12-0.
The rain easing off now saw Blackbrook spur themselves into a response, and they soon scored from a kick play. Unsuccessful conversion 12-4.
A good tackle from Cam Bennett causes a knock on on the half way line. Another knock on by Blackbrook helps Crosfields as Tom Millington spots a gap in the line and scores for his hat-trick. Successful conversion by Lewis Perin makes the score 18-4.
Another high tackle by Blackbrook gives Crosfields a penalty. From the penalty a good few metres where made by the forwards again. Smart play from Lewis Perin utilising the devastating forward lines, to ship the ball elsewhere, enabling a run from Taylor Boyne driving at the line who then offloads in the tackle to Ed Roberts who's quick hands put Cam Bennett through the defence and over with a try. Successful conversion by Lewis Perin 24-4.
A short kick by Blackbrook is well collected by Keiran Cripps. Unlucky Crosfields knocked on. Another barnstorming run by Tom Millington but is then judged to knock on over the line.
Possession received again on the back of strong defence, and territory eaten up with every drive.
A knock-on on Blackbrook's line from good pressure by Crosfields is collected by Ryan Ellison who barges over to bag a try for himself. Unsuccessful conversion making the half time score 28-4.
Blackbrook restart the game with a kick down field. A knock on by Crosfields gives Blackbrook the ball. Good pressure from Crosfields makes Blackbrook hold up on their line and Crosfields get the ball back. A kick on the last by Blackbrook is well collected by Connor Harris, on the half way line. Hands across the field helps put Taylor Boyne in with a try, though the press box was a bit obscured at that point... Successful conversion 34-4.
A penalty given to Blackbrook for offside. Blackbrook scored off a scrum move out wide, with a successful conversion to make it 34-10.
A well supported run down the line by Taylor Boyne enabled a pass to full throttle Kane Sullivan on the 40m line for a blistering sprint to the try line. Successful conversion by Lewis Perin makes the final score 40-10.