Gordano run in seven tries at home

PUBLISHED: 14:35 06 November 2013 | UPDATED: 14:35 06 November 2013

Gordano Under-15s enjoyed a comfortable 43-10 victory over Painswick.

IN a game marred by blustery conditions, Gordano Under-15s established an early lead against Painswick which was never relinquished.

Once again the Sharks’ backs were unstoppable as they ran through a demoralised Painswick line which failed to organise itself until the end of the first-half.

The visitors’ fightback continued in the second half and although the Sharks’ offence was blunted, the defence rarely looked in danger and they ran out comfortable 43-10 winners.

Sharks winger Jamie Whitfield scored a hat-trick including a tremendous full-length of the pitch try. Other try scorers were Will Magramalis, Josh Connock, Alex Walder, Ollie Povey. Ed Moss kicked four conversions.

HOME side Old Bristolians took an early lead against Clevedon Under-14s.

The visitors hit back with a fine solo try from scrum-half Adam Warren, followed by Ben Hussey, who crashed over from short range.

After the break, with a strong wind in their favour, Clevedon began to play some good attacking rugby. Skipper Charlie Tucker was next to score, followed by winger Tom Hicks, who scored two fine tries from long range.

Lewis John was the next to score and the game was over as a contest as Warren scored his second and Mitchell Jordan scored the last try.

NAILSEA & Backwell Under-15s travelled to Chippenham for a friendly, having not played for several weeks.

Nailsea elected to play with the wind and dominated the early exchanges and took the lead when Harvey Flower touched down, after good work by Harry Austin. Alex Jones converted.

Five minutes later, Nailsea again moved the ball wide to Flower, who timed his pass perfectly to allow Charlie Bircham-Davies to score under the posts, Jones adding the extras.

N&B started the second half at a good pace and scored a further try when Jones cut back inside to score a solo try beneath the posts, he again added the extras. Poor discipline by Nailsea led to a converted Chippenham try out wide.

Nailsea again hit back with a further unconverted try by Jones. This should have been game over, but Chippenham scored two further tries for a close 26-19 Nailsea win.

Adam Grafton, Harvey Flower and Charlie Bircham-Davies were a handful in attack, while Charlie Brabham, Harry Austin and Tom Honour were mobile around the pitch.

However, man of the match went to Sam Cook.


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