Colts' Easter success

PUBLISHED: 11:59 24 April 2006 | UPDATED: 09:10 24 May 2010

WESTON Colts achieved a notable victory over Redruth in the first game of their Easter tour to Cornwall. The game did not start as well as it might for the visitors and the home side soon scored a couple of tries, one o

Redruth 12 pts Weston Colts 26 ptsWESTON Colts achieved a notable victory over Redruth in the first game of their Easter tour to Cornwall.The game did not start as well as it might for the visitors and the home side soon scored a couple of tries, one of which was converted. However this spurred Weston into action and they cut the deficit to five points when George Wright went round the home winger to score a try which was converted by Tom Main.Having played up the hill in the first half, Weston looked the likelier in the second half and when Chris Young went on a thrilling run which ended with him stepping the full-back to score under the posts, Main's conversion put Weston in the lead for the first time. After this following more pressure, Harry Warman went over following a mazy run for another try converted by Main. This left one final try which was scored by Henry Monelle following a great run by Ged Gibson. This was a great result for Weston against a strong Colts side on their home patch. Twenty four hours later it was a different story and Penryn proved to be worthy 27-10 winners with their speedy back three far too quick for a tired Weston.The Colts scored a couple of tries through captain Wheatley and Price from the front row, but apart from that there was little to remember apart from a fine performance by Monelle who shone in four different positions during the game.

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