Clevedon hit back in derby game

PUBLISHED: 14:49 09 February 2011

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NAILSEA & Backwell Under-14s started well with two quick tries by Lewis Jones.

NAILSEA & Backwell Under-14s started well with two quick tries by Lewis Jones.

Clevedon got stuck in and were rewarded by Matt Fisher crossing the line, shortly followed by another by Joe Higgs, this was converted by Kieran Hill taking the half-time score to 12-10 to Clevedon.

Clevedon’s Ben Williams scored a try which was again converted by Hill. Nailsea replied with another by Jesse Chapman and kicked by James Cleave.

Clevedon struck back again, this time by Will Mathias, converted by Hill. Jones struck back for Nailsea, duly converted by Cleave. Clevedon finally put the game to bed with a cracking try by Cameron Maslen, and another by Fisher, both converted by Hill. Final score was 40-24 to Clevedon.

Clevedon Under-15s, depleted through injury and illness, travelled to St Reds with only 14 players.

They ran out with a seven-man pack against enormous opposition and the team took the game to the opposition. They matched themselves against bigger forwards and came out on top.

Each and every player was worthy of mention for their effort and determination, Yannick Rochat, Harry Dunn, Ed Cawse, George Doughty stood out and they were ably led by captain Callum Jenkins. The final score being a well deserved 39-5 win to Clevedon.

The Under-11s lost the first game 17-12 to a well-drilled St Mary’s side. Ben Hussey scored Clevedon’s two tries with Ollie Wilson 
kicking a conversion.

The second game ended at a 7-7 draw with Clevedon’s try scored by Patrick Haskins and Ollie Wilson kicking the extra. Man of the match was Tom Hicks.


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