U10’s 11 – 5 Trafford MV 26.10.2014

Players: Annie, Alex, Calvin, Evan, Ernie, Harvey, Joe, Kody, Luca and Nicholas

Eccles started the game eagerly pushing forward only to loose the ball which allowed Trafford MV to score their first try.
Eccles determined to equalise kept possession which allowed Evan to score a good try equalising the score 1-1.
Trafford continued to advance, after a good tackle by Nick Trafford again gained possession and moved forward to score another try 1-2.
Eccles players continued to play as a team and great passing between Evan, Ernie, and Luca allowed Calvin to make a great run down the wing dodging Trafford MV players to score a try equalising the score 2-2. Trafford MV had possession after a good tackle by Evan, Nick and Ernie, Calvin sprinted down the field to be tackled by Trafford MV.  Nick collected the ball and pushed forward only to have the ball ripped from his hands.  Trafford ran towards the touch line dropping the ball at the touch line.  Calvin gained possession and pushed forward under great pressure to score a try 3-2.  Half time score 3-2 to Eccles.

Second half Trafford MV kicked off to see a great tackle by Evan, Calvin and Nick.  Trafford gained possession, ref called a scrum which showed a great pick up by Joe who passed it off.  Trafford gained possession and ran to the touch line to score another try equalising the score to 3-3.  Calvin made a brilliant run dodging Trafford MV players to score another try bringing the score to 4-3.  Within minutes Harvey gained possession to score a try for Eccles giving his team a two point lead 5-3.

Trafford MV gained possession and made a run for the touch line only for the player to be pushed over the try line. Calvin then gained possession to make a great run to score another try 6-3.  Trafford determined to close the gap scored a try bringing the score to 6-4.  Evans a new Eccles u10’s player made a great try which made the score 7-4 to Eccles.  Trafford MV counteracted with a good try taking the score 7-5.  Eccles had possession and some good passes by Annie, Alex and Kody allowed Nick to gain possession and make his first try of the day.  Score 8-5 to Eccles.  Eccles continued to play as a team which ended with Harvey scoring his second try 9-5. Play continued then Kody, Annie and Joe made the scrum which allowed Calvin to obtain possession and score another try 10-5.  In the last few minutes Eccles players made some great tackles allowing Harvey to advance, Trafford players made a good tackle, Calvin intercepted the ball and ran for the touch line scoring a try 11-5.

Final score 11-5.  All players gave 100% and should be congratulated on their performance.

Most Improved Player: Alex            Man of the Match: Harvey