Dom-inant East too strong for Warriors

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Leigh East u16s 42 Leyland Warriors 0

On a very hot Sunday, East put in a great performance with the forwards being led by Dom Murfin. He set the platform for Josh Woods and his backs to repeatedly cut the Leyland defence open to score some quality tries.

Although Leyland continually pressed, their efforts were in vain as the East defence stood firm.

Tries from Josh Woods 5, James Parkinson, Daniel Melling and Charlie Maxted.

Thatto Heath 0 Leigh East 11s 30

In the final game before the summer break, East were dominant in an impressive display.

The game opened up with both teams testing each other in the middle of the field.

East’s pack proved too much to handle making great yards and drawing men in to allow Ryan Barnes to open the scoring. In both attack and defence East outclassed Thatto leaving it 0-18 at the half.

In the second half, East carried on where they left off opening the scoring early on with a clever interception by Taylor Pemberton backed up well by Sam Penkywicz allowing him to score.

Overall a fantastic team performance with outstanding performances from all involved. Tries from Ryan Barnes 4, Sam Penkywicz, Liam Ogden and Zak Earnshaw.

Leigh East u10s 10 Golborne Parkside 28

Leigh East played Golborne in a hard fought game with the away side edging things 28 10 with the score line not reflecting the game.

In the first half Leigh East got off to a slow start which allowed Golborne to take the lead but East responded by hitting with man of the match Ben Penk crossing the line.

The second half was much the same as the first.

Another slow start cost East with Golborne crossing the line twice.

But East rallied with Tyler Caldwell gathering his own kick to score. Leigh East tried hard to get back level but could not hold on with Golborne scoring the decisive try.

This was a great game for both sides played hard and fair.

Leigh East U8s 1 Wigan St Cuthberts 3

A scoreline that represents a massive improvement in Easts’ defence. It was a game which turned into a forwards battle down the middle.

Callum Dean scored East’s only try in the second half, breaking from the half way line and finishing in the corner. Some very good defence from Cai Obrian and Darcy Nelson backed up with good running onto the ball kept East in the game up till the end. Every player shared the Man of the Match award.

Leigh East U7s 7 Golborne Parkside 3

East worked hard in both attack and defence.

The youngsters displayed good handling skills which enabled East to take control of the game.

East’s Man of the Match was Brody Allred who scored a hat-trick of tries in an outstanding performance.

Other awards went to Luke Thorpe for the best run and he also scored a try. Jude Wright won the best tackle accolade and scored twice. Coen Hunter was the most improved player while Bobbi Allred also scored. And well done to Gabrielle Woods on her debut.