Ladies score 12 tries at Devizes


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Hornettes travelled to Devizes and returned with a 12-try demolition of the home side.

Devizes 15 pts

Hornettes 66 pts

HORNETTES ladies travelled to Devizes and were able to get back to winning ways with a 12-try victory.

From the first scrum, Clare Hixson took one against the head, the backs took advantage of the strike with Beth Ryall scoring. Paula Wognarowsky ran in the second try, which Emma Small converted.

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Devizes came back after this initial burst and exerted some pressure on the Hornets, but following a combined forward and back drive up the pitch Ryall took the final pass to score try number three.

This was quickly followed by try number four with MJ Jenkins breaking the Devizes defensive line. Other first-half tries came from Wognarowsky, Charlotte Cooper-Cox, MJ Jenkins and Kerrianne Williams. Amy Clarke converted one try for a 44-5 lead at the break.

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Following half-time, Devizes came back strongly using their powerful forwards and quick back to good effect enabling them to score two quick tries.

But the home side overstretched themselves and from ruck turnover, Wognarowsky ran in from 50 metres with Clarke kicking the conversion. Emily Pearce scored next and Cooper-Cox scored her second try following a powerful line break by Constable.

The final score came from a the backline combining well and Williams crossing for her second try. Final score 15-66 victory to the Hornets.

The team would like to thank Jenny Cockayne of Jenny’s Plumbing for sponsoring the team with match socks.

Anyone wishing to play for the Hornets, please contact Emma on 07429 868505 or e-mail Emma

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