Winscombe girls prove too strong

Alice Low.

Alice Low. - Credit: Archant

Winscombe Girls Under-18s proved too strong for Ellingham & Ringwood, running out 89-0 winners.

Ellingham & Ringwood U18s Girls 0 pts

Winscombe U18s Girls 89 pts

WINSCOMBE Under-18s Girls travelled to Ellingham at the weekend to face a combined Hampshire team.

Despite fielding a number of county level and England Under-18 development players, the hosts were unable to cope with Winscombe’s defence, their work rate at the breakdown and their pace out wide.

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Winscombe emerged as comfortable winners, running in tries from Jess Anderson (2), Alice Low, Ruby Wilkinson, Amy Godwin (2) and Lucy Burgess, while Jess Dadds and Charlotte Wright-Haley scored hat-tricks. Burgess added all but two conversions in a record win by the Somerset girls.

Ellingham and Ringwood battled to the end and threatened the visitors’ tryline on numerous occasions’ but were kept from scoring by a resolute Winscombe defence.

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