Rugby: Yatton boys show fight against North Bristol
PUBLISHED: 12:13 19 February 2019
Yatton under-15s were left hard done by after a 51-12 loss to North Bristol.
The two sides combined to produce a thrilling contest, with Yatton performing well at rucks.
Joe Galey moved from prop to centre as Josh Moss stepped into the fly-half role and both enjoyed the challenge, while forwards Ben Dooner, Adam Weaver, Fin Skuse, Toby Manson and Jake Damaral impressed.
Scrum-half Ben Clarke put in a big shift, while Bartek Alekinski’s tackling and running was a key factor, and Adam Foley had his best game of the season.
Yatton trailed 27-7 at the break, after North Bristol had scored 17 points in a quick start.
Yatton claimed a fine try in the second half, with surging runs by their forwards, good offloads and rucking for Skuse to dive over the line.
But North Bristol rallied with a couple of soft tries to give the final scoreline a more flattering look against a determined Yatton side.
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