MATCH REPORTS – U9s v Okehampton


Team: Daniel Adams, James Armour, Max Atkinson, Tom Madgwick, Jack Mansfield, Reuben Murphy, James O’Connell, Louis Trump and Savannah Bailey. 

1st Quarter 7-4 to Exeter. 

A strong start to the game from Exeter with Reuben scoring a try within the first minute. The whole team worked as a team using the space with amazing footwork from James O and Tom. Tom got a Try followed by Okehampton scoring a Try. Okehampton stepped up their defence and had a good side making some big tackles. Reuben got another two trys followed by Okehampton getting a try. Savanna made a great run and passed to Louis who ran through the tackles and Reuben got yet another try. James A got the ball and sprinted down the line helping Reuben get his 5th try! Okehampton got another 2 try’s which led to Reuben running the whole length of the pitch and all of Okehampton trying to catch him and he got the Try.  

2nd Quarter 5-3 to Exeter. 

Exeter started strong again but Okehampton defence was fantastic. Max A got the ball and ran as fast as he could passing to Daniel who got the Try. Okehampton we’re battling hard and got a try. Daniel scored 2 more try’s! Exeter made some fantastic tackles but Okehampton got a try. Savannah started with the bell who done a dummy throw and passed to Louis who ran straight through two players passing to jack who know one could stop! Jack passed to Reuben and Reuben got the Try. Okehampton pushed hard to get passed Exeter’s defence with some great tackles by the whole team making it hard for Okehampton but they managed to get the try. Followed Tom with amazing footwork dodging and getting a try. 

3rd Quarter 3-3 Draw.

Okehampton started stronger with Daniel making some unreal tackles and Okehampton got a try. Good possession and Daniel got the try. Okehampton found the space and ran the pitch to gain another try. 

Reuben was determined and got the ball over the line making it look easy Followed another try for Brixham. Great pressure from Okehampton but that didn’t stop Exeter pushing and Reuben gaining another try. 

4th Quarter Exeter 3 – Okehampton 4. 

Both teams passed the ball around well. Okehampton got two try’s early on. 

Exeter pushed through and worked well as a team spreading out. Tom ran the wing and scored a try in the corner. 

Some more good passing from Okehampton got them another try. Reuben managed to run as hard as he could and got another two try’s! Exeter’s defence was outstanding but Okehampton pushed over the line to get the last try of the game. 

Well done team you all worked so hard and looked like you enjoyed it out there! 

Massive thank you to all the parents from U9’s turning up early and staying after to help it’s really appreciated! ⭐️🏉