Rugby Union: Wanstead under-16s and under-15s end 2017 with comfortable wins

PUBLISHED: 08:00 22 December 2017

Action from Wanstead under-16s' win over Eton Manor in Essex Division Two (pic: Jeremy Turner)

Action from Wanstead under-16s' win over Eton Manor in Essex Division Two (pic: Jeremy Turner)


A round-up of the latest matches involving Wanstead youth teams

Wanstead under-16s claimed bragging rights in emphatic style with a 45-7 triumph over local rivals Eton Manor in Essex Division Two.

Chris Woodroffe scored the game’s opening try, before Andre Eversley crossed for a converted score as the hosts led 12-7 at the break.

In the second half, the hosts cut loose with Luc McNally-Drew, Gabriel Weeden, Eversley, Harry Gibson and Deandre Silcott also crossing for tries.

• Wanstead under-15s were awarded a 39-0 walkover in their Essex Division Two clash at home to Rochford, though still took on the visitors in a friendly.

Arriving with just 12 players, Rochford forfeited the league game, but were able to play thanks to the Herons loaning the visitors some of their own players

Wanstead were able to record a 42-24 success in a game played in good spirits.

Wanstead: Heavey, Robinson, West, Turner, Smith, Noble. Oriaki, Anllo, Jones, Sullivan, Mears, Steel, Castle, Cottrell, Batstone.

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