Durham U17s secure second victory of 2018 campaign against visitors Cumbria
Durham County U17s dominated their way to a complimentary 69 – 17 victory over visitors, Cumbria at Ryton Rugby Club.
The age grade side demonstrated an impressive display against Cumbria under bitterly cold, yet sunny conditions at Ryton.
Led by skippers Shane Ivey from Hartlepool RFC, the Durham lads dominated the field with countless tries.
The tone was set early as Nathan Smith put the first points of many on the board.
Throughout the day, the tries flowed with scores coming from; Samuel Shanks, Callum Piert, Leon Turnbull, Harry Thompson, Joe Ross, Cameron Mather and two from Luke Cooper and Dean Edmondson. In a eleven try scoring fest, six points came from the boot of Callum Robinson, with a further eight from Piert.
Phil Lax, Durham County Team Manager commented on the game; The lads did fantastic, they kept their feet on the ground throughout and have set the tone building towards a tough but achievable victory in the last game of the season at Yorkshire.”
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