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Youths gain revenge

PUBLISHED: 10:52 04 December 2008 | UPDATED: 12:49 11 August 2010

Barking 17 Chingford 3 BARKING S under-17s enjoyed revenge over Chingford, after losing to their opponents in the cup last season. It was Chingford who started better in the difficult conditions and scored an early penalty to move 3-0 ahead. Back came Bar

Barking 17 Chingford 3

BARKING'S under-17s enjoyed revenge over Chingford, after losing to their opponents in the cup last season.

It was Chingford who started better in the difficult conditions and scored an early penalty to move 3-0 ahead.

Back came Barking though, and Ross Inwood kicked a penalty of their own to level the scores.

Changes were made at the break and Barking began to take control of the match thanks to an intelligent kicking game.

They were ahead from a 15-metre scum as inspirational captain Dan Peasnell went over and Calum Howard added the extras.

Confidence was now flowing through the side and it showed when a good move was finished off by Gregg Warren to make the score 15-3 and Howard sealed victory with another successful conversion.

Barking are up against Brentwood in league action next week.

South Woodham Ferrers 19

Barking 7

BARKING under-14s came away empty-handed from their clash at South Woodham Ferrers.

The first half was an even contest, with Barking nudging ahead thanks to a try and conversion from Henry Duke.

In the second half, Woodham applied the pressure and early converted score made it 7-7.

A thrilling finale saw both sides play well in muddy conditions, but Ferrer scored to make 14-7, before they sealed victory with an unconverted try in the closing stages.

Barking 12 Romford 5

BARKING'S under-13s put on a show of strength and determination to defeat Romford.

The youngsters led 7-5 at the break courtesy of an outstanding try from Espino and Kilminster's conversion.

In the second half, Barking were forced to defend, but Grover showed his kicking skills to exert some pressure on Romford.

This worked, as Grover smashed through to score the winning try, while Creagan was man of the match.

Barking: Draper, Mason, Kiernan, Cook, Creagan, Delaphontaine, Espino, Grover, Benmouna, Hill, Gibbs, Pettican, Brooks, Kilminster, Rawlinsom, Zarah.

n BARKING'S under-16s had a fine 20-0 win over Braintree.

The under-12s were beaten twice as Woodford won 26-14, while Gravesend came away as 7-0 victors.

There were two draws for the under-11s as they held Woodford and Gravesend 2-2 in both of their encounters.


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