Clevedon get off to a lightning start

PUBLISHED: 14:41 23 March 2011

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CLEVEDON Under-14s travelled to Dings and made a fantastic start with the first try within a minute by Joe Ford.

CLEVEDON Under-14s travelled to Dings and made a fantastic start with the first try within a minute by Joe Ford.

The next followed quickly, a stunning try by wing Tom Brown. Clevedon continued to rack up the score adding four more tries in the half by Matt Fisher, Dan Jones, Christian Lloyd and Rhys Davies. Two conversions were kicked by Kieran Hill taking Clevedon’s half-time score to 34-0.

After the break, further tries were scored by Jones and Fisher. Cameron Maslen and Luke Maidment also scored. Two conversions were well kicked by Hill.

The Under-11s started at a good pace against a game Nailsea & Backwell side and went on to win 33-7. Alex Cockerill scored the first try and Ben Hussey the second to race into a 14-0 lead. Clevedon kept the power on and Charlie Tucker scored the third try.

A cameo performance from Tom

Upton sealed the win for Clevedon with two quick tries. There were three conversions for Connor Hughes and one for Charlie Tucker.

Man of the match was Ben McLouglin.

Clevedon Under-15s took to the field at Holly Lane in no mood to be rolled over by a huge squad from Wellington.

The home side fielded a bare 15 all of which fought like tigers throughout the game. This took its toll, there being no substitutes to use.

Clevedon turned round only 12-7 down. The second half saw the visitors take advantage of tired legs to run in four tries in 15 minutes.

Man of the match for Clevedon was Yannick Rochat. His break left several Wellington players bemused before passing the ball which led to Clevedon’s only try.

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