Ladies romp home to emphatic victory

Hornettes ladies romped to a 76-5 victory at Old Reds.

HORNETTES ladies travelled to Old Reds and returned with a resounding 76-5 victory.

The Hornettes started well and Abbey Constable set up Charlotte Cooper-Cox to score under the posts, Emma Small converting. From the next scrum, the ball was passed to Georgia Liddington to find a gap and score in the corner.

The visitors’ third try again came from a scrum with the ball being passed quickly down the line for Amy Attree to run in from 40 metres. The fourth try came when Tanya Carver-Cox caused a turnover, passing the ball out to Kerrianne Williams to score.

Try five came from broken play when Cooper-Cox and Constable set up Liddington to score close to the posts, Small converting the try. Old Reds came back and reduced the deficit.


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From the restart, Hornettes’ pack drove towards the try line before passing the ball through the backs for Emily Pearce to score and Small to convert for a half-time score of 5-36.

Straight from the restart, good work by Charlie Williams set up Kate Robinson to score, Small converting. MJ Jenkins scored next after good interplay between Kerrianne Williams and Charlie Williams.

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There were further tries for Kerrianne Williams, Liddington, MJ Jenkins (2), with Small converting all four scores for a final score of 5-76.

Anyone wishing to play rugby with the Hornettes, please contact Emma Small on Hornettesladies@gmail.com

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