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Lancashire Women 15 Cumbria Women 17 - Report
With two unbeaten teams meeting each other for the first time the game lived up to
what was expected. The first half was a pretty close call with Cumbria scoring first after strong forward running and good hands from the backs creating an opening try down the right wing by Hayley Hodgson the Cumbria winger. Lancashire responded well with some powerful play by both forwards and backs, the direct running worked well created a try for Kirsty Lee Griffiths on her Lancashire debut. Lancashire managed to dominate possession for 90% of the first half however after one too...
Cheshire 18 Lancashire 21
Lancashire's visit to Chester ended in a narrow win, thanks to 11 points from Chris
Johnson's boot and tries from captain Evan Stewart and replacement lock Paul Arnold. Head coach Mark Nelson was wary in the days beforehand of the threat posed by Cheshire, and so it proved, as the home side's early pressure showed with two penalties, before Stewart led by example and powered...
Almost but not quite for West Park/VOL/Burnley at National U18 Cup Final
Berkshire Baa Baas 24 v 17 WP/VOL/B With just a sprinkling of experienced players , two
very young subs , a young team playing against 23 very good players almost snatched the Cup. Its always easy to look back at some decisions and say they were game changers , but a disallowed try as the ref was unsighted at the last minute , giving only a penalty after a deliberate knock on right...
Cat: U18 G
Norths Talented Girls leave West Park/ VOL with problems.
The West Park/VOL cluster has for many years been a shinning example of the female rugby
talent available in the North. Following an initial tour to Toulon some three years ago in conjunction with colleagues from West Park , Leeds , they have dominated initially U15 and subsequently U18 Rugby. Not only were "The South of France" representative team roundly beaten , a trip last June...
Cat: U18 G