YOUTH RUGBY: All Blacks storm to huge victory at Northampton Casuals

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Daventry Under-16s travelled to Casuals for their first away game of the season and returned with a huge victory.

Several players were rested so new players could make their debuts, but Daventry were in top gear from the start and opened the scoring.

This set the tone for the opening half with Daventry in total control.

Playing up the Rushmills slope in the second half and with replacements on, Dav continued to dominate and ended up winning 62-0.

Matt Hickman was named man of the match after a great performance at second row.Other players catching the eye were Lewis Print and Callum Fobbester

This weekend the All Blacks travel to Oundle for their opening league match against last season champions.

Old Northamptonians prove too powerful

DAVENTRY Under-14s endured a tough morning as they lost 69-0 to Old Northamptonians.

Despite some strong forwards play by Daventry, ONs demonstrated their strength and pace all over the pitch.

Games like this help define the players’ strength of character for the season ahead.

All the players should be proud of the way that they persevered up to the final whistle.