As we drove to Oil Mill Lane my recollection of Sidmouth was that they were a big side and they certainly didn't disappoint on that score with four very big players!
The early stages of the game were mainly played in a congested midfield area. Sidmouth's tactics became apparent very early on which was to give the ball to one of their big players and let them try and barge their way through. This tactic nearly led to the first try of the game but for a superb tackle by Finley L who ... Read More
This was the Under 12’s first home game of the season and on an immaculately prepared pitch with reasonably straight lines the game began. It was a great start as straight from the kick off the boys received the ball and went through a number of phases of play with some good passing and then a good run from Jamie took us well into their half. From the recycled ball there was more good passing leading to a good run and try by Charles. Crediton then put the boys under some intense pressure in ... Read More
On a beautiful early autumn morning the U12's season eventually began. The early exchanges involved a number of handling errors by both sides as the ball was very slippy but after a few minutes Jamie went on one of his brilliant mazy runs and scored a superb solo try. A good passing move saw us come up just short of their try line but from the subsequent play Jamie went over for both his and the teams second try.
It was an excellent quarter with the game played almost ... Read More