Rhyl juniors beat the weather

Published date: 05 December 2012 |
Published by: Aaron Haley
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WITH the Waen flooded, Rhyl’s junior sections took to the High School playing fields for the first time, enjoying a mixed weekend of results.

The under 8s returned to winning ways with a series of boisterous matches with Caernarfon.

In the first of a bruising three game series, Rhyl finished up 5-4 victors with Ryan Espley and Roman Hodgson on the score sheet and Airan Semple running in a hatrick.

Rhyl also won the second 4-3, with Jack Walsh running in a couple and Owain Espley and Joseph McKeena adding to the try count, and momentum from the first two games carried over into the final game, a 5-2 victory.

Haydn Yeomans added a pair whilst Daniel Roberts, Joseph Roberts and Owain Espley all contributed with tries.

The under 10s also played a couple of tough matches against the Cofis, with the first ending a 14-all draw.

Tomos Harrison put in an excellent man of the match winning performance, scoring both tries in both games, while the ever improving Joshua Smith also scored after some impressive play by Callum Gardner.

A hard fought second game resulted in Rhyl losing 26-19. Harrison Evans played his first competitive game and scored an excellent try, while a commanding performance and try scored by Aled Jones earned him man of the match in the second game.

The under 11s had their brightest start to a match for some weeks, putting in a committed performance against a talented Caernarfon side.

Despite losing out 21-7, Rhyl made a positive response to three unanswered first half tries, as some ferocious second half tackling turned the tide in their favour.

Ewan Williams put in another outstanding performance, and debutant Finley Whitelam had an excellent debut, notching the only try.

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