Winscombe girls put up a brave fight

Alice Low.

Alice Low. - Credit: Archant

Winscombe Under-15 girls gave a good performance against a strong Worcester side.

Worcester Under-15s girls 43 pts

Winscombe Under-15s girls 17 pts

WINSCOMBE Under-15 girls acquitted themselves well in defeat to the hands of a strong Worcester team, consisting mainly of county standard players at Sixways, Worcester.

Beneath the shadow of Worcester’s imposing premiership stadium, the village girls played with great heart to the end of an engrossing match, played in difficult conditions.

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Worcester scored the opening try which was quickly equalled by a score for Winscombe by Jessie Anderson with a powerful run. After a period of stalemate, the home team went ahead, scoring a brace of soft tries.

Following the break, Winscombe came back strongly and after some sustained pressure Lucy Burgess grounded the ball at the base of the post.

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Worcester responded with further breakaway tries through their well-drilled running backs.

Throughout the match the Winscombe pack dominated the set-piece, driving the home team off their own ball at the scrum and stealing at the line-out. It was through sustained forward pressure that the visitors scored the last try of the match with prop Alice Low picking and driving to the line and feeding Emily Czechowski to score.

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