TORRINGTON shocked Plymstock Oaks by the force of their comeback before losing 20-17 in Devon One. Torrie were at sixes and sevens to start with and trailed 17-5. Oaks opened with a dashing try from lock Simon Light, then added another from right wing Pau
TORRINGTON shocked Plymstock Oaks by the force of their comeback before losing 20-17 in Devon One.Torrie were at sixes and sevens to start with and trailed 17-5.Oaks opened with a dashing try from lock Simon Light, then added another from right wing Paul Ancil. An Ashley Parsons goal took the tally to 12-5 at the break.Second-half scores for Oaks went to hooker James Tichias and Parsons with a penalty.Lloyd Sands got the credit for Torries' first-half catch-and-drive try. Danny Hoyle added a second on the end of a run from his own half. Andy Manning converted.When player-coach John Ovenall scored another catch-and-drive try it was all hands to the pumps in a desperate effort to get one more score.l SOUTH Molton held on away to Exmouth II to win 20-17.It was all South Molton in the first half as they stormed into a 20-0 lead.Prop Adam Murch was driven over for Molton's first try, which Adam Crispin converted before adding a penalty.The lead grew when full-back Tom Smale joined a handling move and crashed over for Crispin to convert. Another penalty completed the first-half scoring.South Molton's scrum wasn't quite so dominant in the second half, and with more possession to work with Exmouth got back in the game.Tim Fagan started the comeback with a try on the run that Ed Kirk added the extras to.Hooker Roger Bolt picked up at the back of a ruck and ran round the side to score, leaving Kirk to convert.A Kirk penalty left South Molton holding on under pressure for the last few minutes.