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Match Report for

Cheshire Rams Youth (1st) vs. Darien High School (1st)
15 May 2017

Location: No location provided

Cheshire Rams Youth: 26    Darien High School: 19

Both teams played an exciting match that featured plenty of back and forth action where the outcome was in question for the entire game. Darien drew first blood in the 5th minute with a converted try.

In the 17th minute, Cheshire gained a man advantage and proceeded to score an unconverted try a minute later. A mishandled kickoff reception gave Darien ball possession and promptly scored an unconverted try. During the ensuing kickoff, Cheshire drew a yellow card, losing their man advantage. However, Cheshire played outstanding defense and managed to score a converted try with 14 players in the 31st minute to tie the match. Darien countered and scored a converted try as the half expired. It would be the last time Darien would reach the try zone.

After some close calls, Cheshire managed to find the try zone in the 47th minute to tie the game at 19. Cheshire scored another converted try in the 60th minute to take the lead. Darien had a couple of chances to score their fourth try, but untimely knock-ons and a lack of support running sealed their fate.

Referee: Alec Tolivaisa