Search

May & Baker youth teams enjoy mixed fortunes

PUBLISHED: 11:00 14 November 2017

May & Baker under-15s in action (Pic: Jack Courtney)

May & Baker under-15s in action (Pic: Jack Courtney)

Archant

May & Baker under-15s fell short as they suffered a 47-34 defeat to Maldon.

May & Baker under-10s in action (Pic: Jack Courtney) May & Baker under-10s in action (Pic: Jack Courtney)

They started strong and put multiple phases together in the Maldon half before Harrison Sykes opened his account for the club.

Bakers were putting pressure on the visitors but despite their best efforts they were unable to stop the hosts as they were able to level the score.

The Dagenham youngsters restored their lead when Sykes was able to pounce first after a scrappy ruck and he was able to touch down again shortly after to bag a hat-trick and put Bakers two tries up.

Bakers were conceding a lot of penalties and Maldon were able to cross the whitewash under the posts to cut the gap to three points.

The hosts touched down again to give them the lead for the first time in the game but Bakers managed to regain the lead and soon took the lead again to make it 20-19 at half-time.

Maldon restored their lead early in the second half, before the visitors clawed it back and added the extras to give them the lead again by a solitary point.

They then touched down again and added the extras in what was becoming a seesaw of a game.

Bakers again took the lead after turning the ball over to touch down through Lewis Fleming.

But Maldon managed to score another to edge themselves in front with five minutes left in the game, before adding another with just seconds remaining.

May & Baker under-10s enjoyed more success as they cruised to a comfortable victory against Upminster.

Bradley Landers carved through Upminster’s defence to score the first try straight from the kick off.

After their early score they got their defensive line set up, but Upminster exploited a gap to level the score.

The hosts managed to get back on the score sheet thanks to Jake Landers before Finley Orchard, Mikey Birch, Billy Rayner, Frankie Landers and Jake Landers all scored.

In the second half Kian Davies scored his first try of the season while Tyler Parish manoeuvred his way through to touch down and Davies then added another with the final play of the game.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Barking and Dagenham Post visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Barking and Dagenham Post staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Barking and Dagenham Post account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Barking and Dagenham Sports News

17:00

Barking manager Justin Gardner has pinpointed their clash against Romford as his biggest test of the season so far.

16:00

Dagenham & Redbridge assistant manager Darren Currie wants to put on a show for the BT Sport cameras this weekend.

10:00

Dagenham & Redbridge travel up north to face National League strugglers Chester in front of the BT Sport cameras this weekend.

08:52

England’s women saw their Hockey World League Final gold-medal hopes shattered by a late New Zealand winner in their semi-final on Friday.

Hammers centre-forward Andy Carroll has been given a vote of confidence by his new boss this week

07:59

The first Test remains nicely poised after the second day of play at The Gabba, with Australia reaching 165-4 in reply to England’s first innings score of 302.

Yesterday, 16:00

Dagenham & Redbridge will be hoping to start climbing up the National League table again as they make the long trip to Chester this weekend.

Yesterday, 15:00

The 28-year-old has made the short trip from Victoria Road to E10 to sign for O’s on a one-month loan

PROMOTED CONTENT

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read sport

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Barking and Dagenham Post
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now