Hornets Colts run in eight tries

Hornets Colts defeated Coney Hill, a side that had not lost for over two years.

Hornets Colts 52 pts

Coney Hill 9 pts

HORNETS Colts ran in eight tries when they faced a highly-rated Coney Hill side that had not lost for over two years.

Full-back Hill stopped an early attack by Coney Hill, but the visitors took the lead with a penalty. Hornets hit back with a try by Johnny Xanh, after good work by Raddys Bar man of the match Alex Colborne and Miles Moorhouse.

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Conor Littlewood’s quickly taken tap penalty sent Brennan clear for his first try of the afternoon. Brennan quickly added his second before a couple of needless penalties allowed Hill to close the gap to 21-9 at the break.

After the break, Thomas Chenneour continued to impress in the back row and Colborne touched down for a superb team try he converted himself. Hornets added their fifth try when big Dan Ogden bludgeoned his way over.

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Debutant and birthday boy George Lavallin showed his pace to score his first try for the club that went unconverted. Hornets scored their seventh try when Sam Balkham finished off another fine handling move. Lavallin rounded things off with another try to bring the curtain down on another polished performance.

Ogden, Xanh, Montell Kelly all had good games, while Colborne converted six of the eight tries.

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