Winscombe girls in dominant mood

Alice Low.

Alice Low. - Credit: Archant

Winscombe Under-18 girls gave a ruthless display of rugby at Drybrook in the National Cup.

Drybrook Under-18s Girls 12 pts

Winscombe Under-18s Girls 69 pts

In the first round of the National Under-18s Cup competition, Winscombe Girls travelled to the Forest of Dean to face Drybrook.

The visitors were in ruthless mood and quickly established a strong lead with tries by Sopie Peters, Florence Long, Izzy Hemms, Hannah Delbridge, Iona Antis and Jess Dadds, with conversions by Lucy Burgess and Delbridge.

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Showing considerable spirit, Drybrook rallied after the half-time break and came back into the game with two well-worked tries of their own.

The Winscombe response to this was decisive and they were to score another five tries courtesy of Charlotte Wright-Haley and Dadds, who took her final haul to five in all.

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Stiffer competition in the form of Worcester and Cleeve await Winscombe as the competition progresses.

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