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Essex Festival joy for Barking youngsters

PUBLISHED: 16:27 04 March 2009 | UPDATED: 12:49 11 August 2010

CELEBRATION: Barking under-eights with RFU president Gerry Mansfield.

CELEBRATION: Barking under-eights with RFU president Gerry Mansfield.

ESSEX FESTIVAL Barking 4 Chingford 6 BARKING under-eights let this game slip away from them as it was Chingford who tasted victory. The youngsters weren t helped by an injury to try-machine Ifeaty Obiora, and although Marcus Lloyd scored twice, Chingford

ESSEX FESTIVAL

Barking 4 Chingford 6

BARKING under-eights let this game slip away from them as it was Chingford who tasted victory.

The youngsters weren't helped by an injury to try-machine Ifeaty Obiora, and although Marcus Lloyd scored twice, Chingford led 4-2 at the break.

Barking came back well to score though Charlie Chitty and Reece Sayer, although it wasn't quite enough.

Barking 11 Brentwood 7

SIX tries from the patched-up Ifeaty Obiora saw Barking win against a very good Brentwood side.

Obiora scored four, while Tyler Woodhouse helped himself to a double as Barking led 6-4 at half time. After the break, captain Liam Hill and Charlie Chitty went over, before Woodhouse and Obiora (2) wrapped up the win.

Barking 7 Braintree 7

Barking needed to win against Braintree to finish top of the group, but were denied by a try at the death.

Ifeaty Obiora gave Barking the lead, before Charlie Chitty and Obiora went over to make it 3-3 at half time.

In the second period, Tyler Woodhouse scored a hat-trick of tries, but Braintree hit back to level. It looked like Barking had won when Obiora went over again, only for their opponents to score with the last play.

Barking 7 Rochford 1

AFTER finishing third in the table, Barking took on Rochford in the Bowl semi-final and went 4-0 ahead at half time with two tries from Tyler Woodhouse and Rizzo Smith.

With one foot in the final, Macrus Lloyd, Liam Hill and Ifeaty Obiora all touched down as Barking eased to victory.

Barking 9 Thurrock 4

BARKING put in a breathtaking performance in front of Essex president Gerry Mansfield to win the Bowl Final.

Ifeaty Obiora (2), Marcus Lloyd (2), Tyler Woodhouse and Rizzo Smith put Barking 6-2 ahead at half time.

In the second period, Charlie Chitty, Lloyd and Obiora went over as the youngsters got their hands on the silverware.

Coach Liam Smith paid special thanks to coaches Darren Tribe, Peter Hill and Rory Guina for their help.

Barking: Cummins, Sayer, Smith, Tribe, Hill, Chitty, Rawlinson, Woodhouse, Lloyd, Obiora.

ESSEX CUP

Barking Colts 51 Woodford 0

BARKING COLTS turned in a stunning performance to beat Woodford.

Joe Jones picked up two tries against a very competitive Woodford side, while the other scorers for Barking were Brad Reece (2), Alex Brooker, Sam Boshell, Jack Quirke, Tom Chisholm and Lewis Pruce, while Quirke kicked three conversions.


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