Sun 31
U16s
12
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12
Friendly
Nottingham Corsairs
Countdown to end of U16 season begins

Countdown to end of U16 season begins

By Kathy Jones
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U16s draw with Nottingham Corsairs at Home 12-12


With only four playing Sundays left in the 2018/19 season, the U16s had a late cancellation, but luckily found a fixture against our friends Nottingham Corsairs.

We decided to get all our fit and available players on the pitch, so in the end fielded 26 players.

After a strong start to the game unfortunately LRFC failed to score, and then allowed Corsairs to cross the line and get a 7 points lead. LRFC continued to battle, finally scoring a try just before halftime after a determined forward drive.

The second half followed a similar pattern with Corsairs scoring early, taking their lead to 12-5. But LRFC U16s did not give up and kept battling to the end, scoring and converting with the last play of the game, making the score a 12-12 draw.

Congratulations to Ethan Pywell and James Ackerley for achieving their 50 caps.

Tries
George Backus-Griffin x 2

Conversion
Ben Jones x 1

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Match details

Match date

Sun 31, Mar 2019

Kickoff

11:00

Meet time

10:00