Rishworthians capped off a fantastic season with a successful tour of the North East taking in 3 games at the Darlington Junior Festival where they emerged as winners after winning all of their 3 matches conceding only 2 tries during the whole tournament.
Game 1 Darlington Modem Park 5 - 30 Rishworthians
The opening match was against fancied Darlington Moden Park Side who were strongly tipped to take the silverware at the end of the day. Rish started strongly and Oli Cash soon capitalised on some good work by the forwards and powered through the defence to open the scoring with the first of his 4 tries. No conversions meant that play started quickly and the game was put to bed when Finn Sutcliffe bagged a brace with some excellent finishing. Defensive heroics by Billy Smith on the wing denied the opposition twice before they grabbed a consolation try.
Game 2 Tyndale 0 - 15 Rishworthians
The second match was against Tyndale and again Rish were too strong across the park for their opponents, the scoring was opened by Pollard who was too strong for the opposition as he powered over, O’Brien added the second with a dating run from scrumhalf before Sutcliffe got his third of the day.
Yarm 5 - 35 Rishworthians
The final game against saw some of the best rugby of the season, fine forward play and great hands saw the ball swept across the pitch for Finn Sutcliffe and Will Adams to go over in opposite corners to seal what was a great day for both players and parents. Gabe Moore smashed through the defence to bag a score before O’Brien, Pollard and Cash(3) rounded off a fine days rugby.
The coaching team would like to say a missive thanks to all parents and family that supported the tour and made it such a success.
Tries: Cash 7, Sutcliffe 3, Pollard 2, O'Brien 2, Adams 1,
Conversions: Sutcliffe 3
|1. W Hulme||2. J Wright||3. W Hilton|
|6. O Kenyon||7. A Lalli|
|4. G Moore||5. H Faulkner|
|8. J Pollard|
|9. F Sutcliffe C3|
|10. T Georgiou|
|12. W Adams|
|13. D O'Brien|
|11. N Cullen T||14. O Cash T3|
|15. H Miller T|
|A Sharpe||M Greenwood||T Thiyagesh||J Keeble||A Wheelhouse|
Rishworthians at Darlington Festival Slideshow.
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