On a bright and breezy Sunday morning, the Kings Under 14 blew away a competent Crediton side to storm into the quarter finals of the Devon Cup. The visitors travelled with a strong squad, and started the game brightly, dominating the early exchanges. While Crediton made good progress at the breakdown, disrupting Kingsbridge possession a […]
Devon Plate Final at Cullompton
Kingsbridge U14 v Teignmouth U14.
With the breeze behind them Kingsbridge kicked off for the Plate final against Teignmouth. Both teams seemed evenly matched for the first quarter, with Kings being stronger in open play, forcing Teignmouth mistakes.
Teignmouth had the upper hand in the set pieces, repeatedly winning both line out and […]
Withycombe U14 v Kingsbridge U14
With the season drawing to a close and with just the Plate Final to play next week, Kingsbridge U14s needed a competitive game as part of the final preparation.
Withycombe kindly offered to host and did not disappoint.
The first five intense minutes saw Kings pinned in their 22 by a well organised […]
Kings headed to Brixham for a 3 way with a touring team from Alton, Hampshire.
With a blustering strong wind, the conditions were going to prove testing.
Brixham’s powerful forwards proved stronger in the ruck but a clearance kick gave Marcel the space he needed to out pace the defence to loop round to […]
SEMI-FINAL OF THE DEVON CUP PLATE COMPETITION
KINGSBRIDGE U14’S – 40 EXETER CHIEFS YOUTH U14’S – 7
Exeter kicked off in perfect conditions and played for territory with some good kicking out of hand until one of their clearance kicks was fielded by Marcel Purchase who ran it back through some heavy traffic before being brought […]
Kingsbridge U14s – 7 Cullompton U14s – 12
Having had to find a replacement fixture due to Cup match commitments, Cullompton kindly agreed to travel to High House.
This was never going to be an easy match with such a strong opposition, and with a third of the forwards with Ten Tors, the pack was lacking and […]
Crediton U14s v Kingsbridge U14s Devon Plate Quarter final
It was less than ideal conditions for the Kingsbridge style of play for the Plate quarter final at Crediton. The pitch, as to be expected, was wet and the mud claggy. There was a blustering wind too, adding to the problems. Losing the coin toss, […]
Okehampton U14 10 – 0 Kingsbridge U14
This was never going to be an easy encounter and the claggy conditions of the pitch made Kings’ usual quick, passing style of rugby difficult.
Throughout the first half the forwards had to dig deep against Okehampton’s powerful pack. Henry Rich and Fynn Ive managed to punch a few holes […]
Plymstock U14 28 – 7 Kingsbridge U14
This was never going to be an easy match and the blustery conditions would not help.
Having knocked the Oakes out of the Devon Cup the previous season they would be keen to even the score.
From the kick off the game was highly competitive and each […]
Kingsbridge V Sidmouth u 14’s. Devon Cup.
Sidmouth 13 – 12 Kingsbridge
Defending their Devon Cup title, Kingsbridge kicked off deep into the opposition half and immediately put Sidmouth under pressure. From the scrum the opposition 8 picked up and gained ground on the blindside before off loading to the left wing who […]