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Match Report - Exeter University v Dings Crusaders

Match Report - Exeter University v Dings Crusaders

Baz Johnson26 Nov 2023 - 14:41
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Exeter University 12 Dings Crusaders 36

The bitter cold couldn't freeze the competitive spirit, making it a compelling clash between these two these two teams.
- Freya Collington

Match report:
Dings proved too strong for the University side as they took the honours, with Harry Hone crossing twice.
Exeter initially asserted dominance in the scrum, but struggled to breach dings staunch defence.
As the clock ticked, Exeter found themselves pushed back onto the 22, resulting in a try by Joseph Hawkesby.

Under increasing pressure, Exeter succumbed to dings relentless rolling mall, resulting in a Hone try, they then added further tries through Solomon Taufa, Hone and Tommy Gollop.

With time running out, Exeter urgently needed points. Woody Pugh's break set up Kelly for Exeters first try, followed by a second from Kofi Barton-Byfield.
In the closing minutes, Dings sealed the victory with a Joshua Lloyd converted try.

Despite the loss, the match showcased moments of resilience and effort from both teams, highlighting the intense battle on the rugby field.
The bitter cold couldn't freeze the competitive spirit, making it a compelling clash between these two these two teams.

Reporter: Freya Collington
Pictures: Harry Phillips

Star Man: Harry Hone

All pictures can be found here: www.dingscrusaders.com

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