Under 13’s v Tynedale RFC

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The U13s travelled to Tynedale RFC on Sunday 20th March with a depleted squad of only 14 boys, due to drop offs and despite a spirited performance lost 27 – 5.

In the first half Carlisle  were unable to capitalise on several mistakes from the home side which saw a number of penalties and scrums awarded in their favour, also some ineffective passing in the backs resulted in little penetration of the Tynedale defence.  Tynedale won a number of scrums against the head, which eventually saw the first of 3 first half tries scored from open running Rugby.  One was converted.

The second half saw a much better performance from Carlisle, with much better rucking and for most of the half Carlisle had Tynedale pegged back in their own territory.  A soft try from Tynedale was followed by an inventive tap through from Fly Half Stuan Kyle which nearly resulted in a try.

Shortly after, scrum half James Telford laid the ball off to a fast running Harry Powell, who drove over in the left corner for Carlisle’s only try of the game.  Unfortunately Tynedale scored again shortly after.

A spirited performance from Carlisle, although a full strength team would have won this encounter.  Credit to those that played.

Date:            20th March 2011
Kick off time:        11.00 am
Venue:            Corbridge
Won / drawn / lost:    Lost
Result:            27 v 5
Half time score:    17 v 5

Report sent in by:        G Telford