Development XV vs Colchester at home

  • Competition: Zoo SD2 17/18
  • Squad: Development XV
  • Date: Saturday 16th of September 2017 15:00
  • Final Score: 62 - 10

Match Report

Hat-tricks from debutant Max Davis and another by Graeme Francis got Pilgrims Zoo League season away to a flying start. After going behind to nearly penalty goal another outstanding performer, Seb Clark, to scored the first of his side’s ten tries, six of them converted by Alex Miller. Given al the possession they needed by a dominant pack, the Canterbury backs cut loose.  They stacked up 26-3 led by half time with tries t from Will Bettles, Max Davis (his first for the club) and Francis.  The second half saw Francis cross twice more twice, each time showing a superb dummy,  but at 38-3. Colchester enjoyed a better spell and the Pilgrims Jamie Dowkes was yellow carded d. It did not stop Davis getting another try after a storming run by Clark, but the visitors eased the pain a little with a converted try of their own. Pilgrims, however, were in no mood to let up and rounded off an impressive victory with further scores from James Shaw and Will Hilton.

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# Team Pld Pts
1 Chinnor 15 71
2 Cinderford 15 70
3 Redingensians 15 57
4 Taunton Titans 15 53
5 Henley 15 48
6 Redruth 15 45
7 Bury St Edmunds 15 44
8 Canterbury 15 44
9 Worthing 15 41
10 Tonbridge Juddians 15 37
11 Barnstaple 15 35
12 London Irish Wild Geese 15 32
13 Clifton 15 26
14 Old Redcliffians 15 17
15 Broadstreet 15 14
16 Wimbledon 15 9