U15s maintain 100% D&W Cup Record
Salisbury U15s 55 - 10 Devizes U15s (H/T 17-10)
Tries - Charles Kantolinna (3), Jon Kenyon, Fin Jenkins, Harvey Drewett, Alfie Maidment, Rory Packwood, Penalty Try
Conversions - Sam Waters (4)
SRFC U15s welcomed Devizes RFC to Salisbury for the 3rd of their 6 Dorset & Wilts Cup Pool matches. Following back to back wins against North Dorset and Trowbridge, Salisbury were in confident mood and looking forward to enjoying the wide open (and flat!) spaces offered by the main pitch. The team and crowd observed a 2 minutes silence to mark Armistice Day SRFC elected to receive the KO.
Despite an (uncharacteristically) good warm-up SRFC were still in the stalls at KO and knocked on, setting the tone for the opening 10 minutes. Devizes drove deep into the 22 and were awarded a penalty which they duly converted. Salisbury rallied and Jon Kenyon went over after chasing a good, accurate kick through by Alexander Bairstow who had just made a try saving tackle at the other end. Sam Waters added a good conversion to make it 7-3 to SRFC. Unfortunately further pressure from Devizes, and poor discipline at the breakdown, was rewarded with a penalty try for Devizes to take a 3 point lead. Eventually Salisbury woke up and Carlos K crashed over the line followed by a penalty try of our own for an off the ball tackle. SRFC were up and running and went into the break 19-10 up.