Weston Colts to meet Hornets in last 16 of national cup

PUBLISHED: 09:07 28 January 2010 | UPDATED: 11:38 25 May 2010

Weston Colts 15 pts Newbury Colts 3 pts - WESTON Colts saved their best performance of the season for this National Cup last 32 tie against Newbury.

Weston Colts 15 pts

Newbury Colts 3 pts

WESTON Colts saved their best performance of the season for this National Cup last 32 tie against Newbury.

They beat a side that had only lost once this year with a tremendous second half defensive performance in which all the players excelled.

In what was captain Justin Beardon's last game for the colts before going to New Zealand to play, Weston produced an heroic performance.

Centre Nick Manning put the home side ahead with a penalty before fly-half Ben Irons dummied and went to put the home side further ahead.

In a war of attrition, Newbury fell into the hands of the home side and when right wing Dan Prime kicked on from a Newbury break down to gather and score and then convert, it was up to the visitors to respond.

Despite a monopoly of possession in the second half, the visitors never really looked like breaching the home line and the score at the end reflected Weston's outstanding defence.

They must now meet old rivals Hornets in the last 16.

More from Weston Mercury

Yesterday, 22:36

Weston’s dreams of pulling off an FA Cup shock and making the second round were dashed as Wrexham claimed a 2-0 win at the Woodspring Stadium on Sunday.

Read more
Yesterday, 19:00

A pair of Weston sisters have raised more than £200 for charity.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:26

There are delays on the M5 tonight (Monday) after a crash involving two cars between Clevedon and Weston-super-Mare.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:00

Plans to build a further 67 houses in a tourist village have been given the green light.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:03

Rubbish collections were delayed by ‘mindless vandals’ after a tyre-slashing rampage took place in Weston-super-Mare at the weekend.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:00

Two friends from school have opened up a new business in Weston-super-Mare.

Read more
Weston-super-Mare
Yesterday, 14:20

Villagers are concerned more than 60 trees could be cut down to build six homes in Winscombe.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:00

A fun fundraising week saw students look back over years of show business.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:00

Weston Lions Club members picked up their bin bags and litter-pickers and took to Kewstoke last week.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:29

Weston’s coastguard and RNLI crews were called, mid-way through yesterday’s (Sunday’s) remembrance service, to rescue a kite-surfer who was in trouble.

Read more

Most Read Sport

Read Online

Image
Read the Weston Worle and Somerset Mercury e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 9°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Weston Mercury twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists