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Wren on target in valiant effort

PUBLISHED: 16:47 04 February 2009 | UPDATED: 12:49 11 August 2010

Upper Clapton 4 Barking 1 BARKING under-10s suffered defeat at Upper Clapton as the home side dominated for long periods. The hosts scored four tries and could have got more, as Barking weren t on their game, although Dan Wren did score a consolation late

Upper Clapton 4 Barking 1

BARKING under-10s suffered defeat at Upper Clapton as the home side dominated for long periods.

The hosts scored four tries and could have got more, as Barking weren't on their game, although Dan Wren did score a consolation late on.

Upper Clapton 3 Barking 1

BARKING under-10s applied themselves much better for most of the first half of the second game.

Some strong running from Liam Green and James Garwood set up Dan Wren to score, but Clapton equalised before adding two more tries after the break.

Barking: Mason, Shaw, Garwood, Davis, Duke, Green, Wren, Stayte, Adjegbe, Alboni, Griffiths, Hogg.

n Barking under-13s went down 52-21 to Eton Manor.

Barking 51 Thurrock 10

AN OUTSTANDING performance from Jake Yellop saw Barking under-14s thrash Thurrock.

Yellop ran in five tries during the match, Alfie Wadhams also scored, while Billy Herring managed three tries and kicked one conversion.

n Barking under-16s lost 12-5 to Romford in the Essex Cup.

Thurrock 10 Barking 17

BARKING under-17s laid down their marker with a battling win over Thurrock as the two sides meet again in next month's Essex Cup semi-final.

Thurrock took the lead against the run of play and scored just before half time to lead 10-0 at the break.

After a team-talk from the coaches, Barking started well and Rilwan Lawal went over.

Connor Baker then started a try of the season candidate when he found Ross Inwood. The ball then went through every member of the team before Inwood himself touched down under the posts.

Calum Howard added the extras, before Aaron Lowe completed the win with another excellent try.


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