BARNSTAPLE U14s stole a hard-fought 12-7 win over Exeter Chiefs. The forwards rucked and mauled well and the backs ran well in the second half to keep Exeter pinned in their own territory. Baurm's tries were scored by Scott Warren. Justin Southam kicked

BARNSTAPLE U14s stole a hard-fought 12-7 win over Exeter Chiefs. The forwards rucked and mauled well and the backs ran well in the second half to keep Exeter pinned in their own territory.Baurm's tries were scored by Scott Warren. Justin Southam kicked the conversion.l BARNSTAPLE U12s were always up against it after going 14-0 down in the opening minutes of their game against Exeter.The lads rallied brilliantly and played some outstanding rugby, which included two great tries by Sam Roberts, one converted by Barney Meadowcroft, The second half opened as the first had begun and the Chiefs scored an early try.The rest of the game was a close battle with Barum having a late try disallowed in a 21-12 defeat.Barum defeated a slightly weaker Exeter side 35- 0 in a second game. Try scorers were Niall Deasy (2), Issy Hydleman (2) and a barn-storming try from prop Josh Sluman.l BARNSTAPLE U11s played a strong Exeter Chiefs team, who were slightly flattered by a 58-26 scoreline in their favour. The Barnstaple points came from Brandon Harvey (2), Cameron Eckford and Jon Engelking. Will Knill (2) and Rob Squires (1) kicked the conversions.The U10s drew one game with Exeter and lost the other. Danny Southworth and Blake Simpson scored a try each in the 10-10 draw.Southworth and Simpson were the scorers in a subsequent 25-10 defeat.Barnstaple U9s fared better against Exeter as they won both heir matches.Game one was a 40-5 win, in which the try scorers were Flynn Elworthy, Harry Wilson Palmer (3) and Charlie Hannan (4).Barnstaple won the second game 25-10 with the try scorers being Jack Whiterod, Elworthy, Lee Oliver (2) and Wilson Palmer.www.northdevon.gov.uk