Beavers U15s End Losing Streak With Victory Away At Driffield

Beavers U15s End Losing Streak With Victory Away At Driffield
Beavers U15s End Losing Streak With Victory Away At Driffield

This weekend saw Beverley RUFC under 15s end a six-match losing streak with a very convincing victory over Driffield.

The Scoring started early for Beverley with Tom Barnard making a typical catch and side stepping run, to score under the posts inside the first 5 minutes, a try that he converted.

Beverley, who were managing to keep Driffield pinned in their own half made the most of a turnover and , drew his man and passing to Harvey Barron, who finished to extend the lead.

Injury to Tom Barnard meant multiple positional changes seeing drop to full back and Jasper Law take over Skeates scrum half duties.

Driffield changed their game plan and started to use the wind to gain territory as they resorted to a kicking game.

Skeates covered this well, gaining yards allowing his forwards to drive through Driffield’s lines and creating a gap for to score just before the break.

At the restart Driffield ran hard at Beverley punishing some missed tackles and scoring within the 3 minutes of the re-start.

Undeterred Beverley seemed to get spurred on by this lapse and concentrated their efforts with forward runs and once again and Harrison Petrie added to the home sides lead.

Beverley, with a good advantage started to become more creative leading to 4 tries within 11 minutes.

Two tries from Nathan Cullen, followed by a powerful leg drive try from Ben Walker and another pile driving run from Petrie, coupled by some good kicking from Alex Nutall put them even further ahead. 

Driffield rallied 4 minutes from time with an excellent back movement try which they duly converted.

Beverley had the last word with Eden Quantock backing himself, changing his angle of run to exploit Driffields dog legged defensive line and score. Nuttall again converted well.

Final Score: Driffield RUFC 17 Beverley RUFC 55

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