Portico Panthers v Waterhead Warriors u11's Match Report.
The scene was set for a high-scoring game when Harry Leonard returned the kick-off with a try under the sticks, shortly followed by another full-length effort from Harry Webster, both tries respectively converted by Connor Ryan and Leo Swindells.
Waterhead exchanged tries, shortly followed by Connor Ryan for the first of his morning's hat-trick. Harry Webster took a great offload from Lucas Molyneux to score his second, converted by Ryan Yates.
Another long-range effort from Leo Swindells was converted by Harry Leonard which took the Panthers into halftime with a 28-10 lead.
The restart saw some quick thinking from Portico with a short kick-off, regathered and took upfield by Lewis Coatsworth and Jackson Murphy, enabling captain Hallie Segar to dart from dummy half to score under the posts, converted by Harry Webster. Hallie crossed the whitewash again minutes later, with quick thinking from dummy half and the extra's added by Lewis Coatsworth.
Great footwork saw Connor Ryan dummy his way over for his second and third tries, converted by Lucas Molyneux and Alfie Gent.
Harry Leonard finished his brace shortly afterwards, converted by James Webster, and the game was finished off by captain Hallie Segar taking her tally to three, with a narrowly missed conversion by Adam Emmett.
All credit to Waterhead, this great game finished Portico 62, Waterhead 26.
Harry Leonard (2)
Harry Webster (2)
Connor Ryan (3)
Hallie Segar (3)