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Redcar
Barnard Castle
D Addison
Full time
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Sat 28 Oct 15:00 - Northern Division - Durham & Northumberland 1

Barny Triumph Against A Plucky Redcar Defence

In blustery conditions Barnard Castle's domination of the set pieces was the major difference between the two sides.

Barnard Castle kicked off with the wind and the slope in their favour.
Their first try coming after 4 minutes following a driving maul after a defensive kick into touch.
0-5. The conversion being missed in the windy conditions.

After 15 minutes the Barnard Castle backs scored in the corner, following a scrum taken against the head.
0-10 Once again a difficult kick was missed.

Redcar were defending well but in the 30th minute Barnard Castle were awarded a penalty try for Redcar illegally bringing down a maul as it trundled to their line.
0-17. The weather was of course not a factor in the conversion of a penalty try.
Late in the half Barnard Castle scored again from a push over try from the set scrum.
The 'rule book' could not help Barnard Castle this time and the conversion was missed.

Half Time 0-22.

Redcar kicked off the second half with the wind behind them.
After 20 minutes Redcar were pressing the Barnard Castle line but Barnard Castle defence held up and Redcar were unable to capitalise on their possession.

There was the odd glimmer of hope for Redcar such as when Richie Young made a break from inside his own half only to be pulled just inside the Barnard Castle 22 metre line.

Barnard Castle also had a penetrating run when their number 14 broke through but was tackled very close to the Redcar line.
However he made amends shortly after when he was on the end of a good backs move that had swung from the right to the left wing with the number 14 crossing the line and making sure he put the ball down close to the posts.
0-29. No problem with the conversion.

Redcar's heads did not go down and they continued to work hard to try and overcome the Barnard Castle defence. Drew Reader was unlucky not to be given a touch down from a nice little chip through by Richie Young. Every Redcar supporter felt of course that Drew would have had a better chance of grounding the ball securely had he not been deliberately impeded by a Barnard Castle player as he started his chase of the ball.
Redcar's consolation try came very late in the game, when after a number of pick and drives, the ball was passed quickly to the winger Danny Addison who scored in the corner. The conversion was missed.

Final score 5-29.

Due to their dominance in the scrum and line out, Barnard Castle had the lion's share of possession.
Two of their tries came from rolling mauls and one from a push over.
However Redcar can take heart from their defensive work which at times turned defence into attacking options.
Thanks to Erik Smart for this Report.

Key moments

4:00
Try Try for Barnard Castle
15:00
Try Try for Barnard Castle
38:00
Try Try for Barnard Castle
55:00
Try Try for Barnard Castle
75:00
Try Daniel Addison scores for Redcar

Highlights

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75:00 Try 5 - 25
Daniel Addison scores for Redcar
55:00 Try 0 - 25
Try for Barnard Castle
End of period 1
38:00 Try 0 - 20
Try for Barnard Castle
30:00 Penalty Try
Penalty try awarded to Barnard Castle
15:00 Try 0 - 10
Try for Barnard Castle
4:00 Try 0 - 5
Try for Barnard Castle
Start of the game
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As it happened

  • Redcar
  • Barnard Castle
  • 0
  • Try 4:00'
  • Try 15:00'
  • Penalty Try 30:00'
  • Try 38:00'
  • Try 55:00'
  • Daniel Addison Try 75:00'

Team selection

Duddles, Jake Duddles, Jake
Addison, Daniel Addison, Daniel
Stovell, Brad Stovell, Brad
Durrans, Ben Durrans, Ben
Curry, Mathew Curry, Mathew
Young, Richie Young, Richie
Condell, Sean Condell, Sean
Barker, Richard Barker, Richard
Cochrane, James Cochrane, James
Toward, James Toward, James
Reader, Drew Reader, Drew
Young, Neil Young, Neil
Clitheroe, Chris Clitheroe, Chris
Dyball, Philip Dyball, Philip
Wilson, Stephen Wilson, Stephen

League round up

League table

# Team Pl Pts
8. Horden and Peterlee 11 25
9. Novocastrians 12 25
10. Stockton 12 25
11. Medicals 12 19
12. Gosforth 11 16
13. Redcar 12 13
14. Ponteland 12 9

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