YOUTH RUGBY: All Blacks are too strong for Mens Own

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Daventry Under-14s turned in an impressive display to see off Northampton Men’s Own 22-0, despite fielding a weakened team.

Daventry started well, but were made to wait before scoring their first try through Thomas Read.

Another forward, Jack Cooper, added a second try just on the stroke of half time.

The second half was a similar story, with Daventry pressing and Own defending stoutly.

Daventry did break through for two more tries through Joseph Pyne and Adam Ingham, the latter being converted by Ben James.

Green grabs treble as Daventry dominate

Daventry All Blacks Under-15s turned on the power and piled on the points as they hammered Men’s Own 91-7.

Daventry got off to a flyer as Joseph Green scored a try in the first minute, and by six minutes in further tries had been scored by Lewis Evans and Harry Nightingale.

Fin Wilde then scored his first and Nightingale his second before skipper Hugo Rogers got in on the act.

Will Bennett added his first of the season before Rogers scored his second.

At this point, Own scored their only try which was converted.

Daventry quickly responded with a second for Wilde to make the score 45-7 at half-time.

In the second half there were more tries for Richard Andrews, Piers Rogers, Kai Dunlop, Evans, Nightingale, Steve Watters and Green, who scored twice to complete his hat-trick. Andrews added three conversions.

Banks the star man as All Blacks see off Park

A storming first-half performance laid the foundations for Daventry Under-16s’ 35-26 
win over Stockwood Park in the East Midlands Premiership.

Daventry got off to a bad start as the conceded an early try, but Daventry got back into it with a penalty.

Daventry then dominated and match was effectively over at half time,with Daventry, through Kieran Banks, playing a territorial game.

Daventry extended their lead before allowing Stockwood two consolation tries.

Josh Jordan at prop and Matt Elsigood at flanker were the pick of the forwards, and brothers Tom and George on the wings tackled like 
Trojans. Man of the match was Banks.