YOUTH RUGBY: All Blacks prove too strong for Tows

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Daventry under nines secured a double victory over Towcestrians.

The first game saw the Blacks overcome a slow start to string together phases in attack. Ewan, Joe, Max and Liam carried the ball with pace and power.

The footwork of Joe and Ewan in the mud was outstanding, constantly looking for space and then offloading they caused havoc all morning. In defence Jack was fantastic.

New player Andrew fitted in really well, and Daventry went on to win the first game.

After a brief break the All Blacks faced a completely new team, which was Towcester’s strongest side.

This game was the highlight of our season so far.

In defence Will and Isaac worked hard and in attack Lee and Charlie carried the ball with aggression. Andrew,Lee and Charlie all created tries for Ewan and Joe with strong running.

Max scored one of the tries of the morning, taking a lovely angle off Joe he sprinted down the touch line.

The boys celebrated their second win by diving into the mud

Daventry battle but Buzzard too strong

DAVENTRY Under-14s’ cup dream is over for another year after they lost 27-0 to Leighton Buzzard in the quarter-finals.

A well organised Buzzard team progressed to the last four.

Despite having several players missing, Daventry showed tremendous spirit across all positions.

The forwards showed great fighting spirit and came out on top. Unfortunately, Buzzard showed great organisational skills and running flare in their backs.

Daventry were 22-0 down at the break, and although they improved after the break, Buzzard adding a further try to seal their win.

Tries galore as Newbold are beaten

DAVENTRY Under-15s showed hom much improvement they have made this season with this 55-5 win over Newbold.

The teams fought out a very close contest at the start of the campaign, but Daventry were much stronger this time.

The first try was scored on five minutes by full-back Archie Darby, but it wasn’t converted, before Lewis Evans made it 10-0 shortly afterwards, Richard Andrews converting.

Dav scored their third try inside the opening 15 minutes through Fin Wilde, with Andrews again converting to make it 19-0.

Just before the break, Evans went over for his second try to make the half-time score 24-0.

Coach Paddy Green made a number of changes at half time, ensuring all players played at least half the match.

Joe Green made an immediate impact on the scoreboard coming on as full back as he scored a try, before Lachlan Freeman scored a quickfire double, with Green and Andrews converting one of them apiecee.

Newbold were rewarded for not giving up with a try midway through the half, but Daventry weren’t finished.

Wilde scored his second try before the scoring was rounded off by Hugo Rogers, whose try was converted by Andrews.