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1st XV - Match centre

Yatton
Minehead Barbarians
J Grimes, C Wemyss, E Ryder (2), B Mackay
Tries
Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown
M Gane (5)
Conversions
Unknown, Unknown, Unknown
Penalties
Unknown
Sat 9 Mar 14:30 - South West Division - Tribute Somerset Premier Full time

Stand-in players appreciated and come up trumps

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Match report from Tony "Scoop" Watkins, Photos from Pete Williams

Having been convincingly beaten on the away leg in November and now sitting level in the top third of the league, Yatton knew that this was going to be a difficult one against the young, buoyant team from Minehead.

Yatton faced up the pitch against a strong wind with a side containing five drafted in players and returns from injury. But Yatton’s patience in rucking worked them up the pitch and their reward game through Prop James Grimes Try when he charged down an attempted clearance kick in the dead ball area, after a 5 yard scrum. Mike Gane slotted the extras after 10 minutes of play.

Minehead immediately replied with a converted penalty and minutes later a cheeky kick over within their 22 was caught neatly by their winger, who ran the rest of the pitch unopposed. The conversion giving Minehead a lead of 7-10.

1XV v Minehead (H) 09.02.19
190 photos

But at the end of the quarter Yatton were back in front ; Hooker Charlie Wemyss showing that his enforced absence had not dulled his burrowing abilities as he finished a ruck under the posts.

When Yatton’s attacking 5yard lineout had the ball ripped away, as they were setting the defending drive, and Minehead followed the resulting Try with another Chip Over Try and conversion before halftime, it looked like the game’s momentum had definitely swung towards the visitors who sat on a 14-22 lead at the turnaround.

Yatton struggled to take advantage of the reducing wind as drafted in Physio Nick Garnham showed he still had ‘the legs for it’ but it was Mike Gane’s superb conversion from far out which increased the intensity at 21-22 after Ed Ryder’s break through.

For nearly twenty minutes the midfield battle raged until a Minehead maul broke the deadlock with a Converted Try.

With ten minutes to go and an eight point deficit it seemed as if Yatton wouldn’t succeed but it was drafted in, and brought off the bench, Flanker Billy Mackay who emerged after grounding a driving maul and claiming Yatton Bonus Try point.

With the deficit reduced to 28-29 it was Ryder’s second Try of the afternoon in injury time and Ganes 100% kicking Conversion which gave the scratch team their deserved victory at 35-29.

Yatton - Tries James Grimes, Charlie Wemyss, Edd Ryder (2), Billy Mackay ; Cons Mike Gane (5).
Minehead – Tries No Name Given (4); Cons NNG (3); Pen (1)

Quilter Kids First Champions winner – March: Minehead Barbarians RFC

Key moments

10:00
Try James Grimes scores for Yatton
10:00
Conversion Mike Gane kicks a conversion for Yatton
12:00
Penalty Penalty kicked for Minehead Barbarians
18:00
Try Try for Minehead Barbarians
18:00
Conversion Conversion for Minehead Barbarians
25:00
Try Charlie Wemyss scores for Yatton
25:00
Conversion Mike Gane kicks a conversion for Yatton
32:00
Try Try for Minehead Barbarians
38:00
Conversion Conversion for Minehead Barbarians
38:00
Try Try for Minehead Barbarians
47:00
Try Edd Ryder scores for Yatton
47:00
Conversion Mike Gane kicks a conversion for Yatton
67:00
Try Try for Minehead Barbarians
67:00
Conversion Conversion for Minehead Barbarians
72:00
Try Billy Mackay scores for Yatton
72:00
Conversion Mike Gane kicks a conversion for Yatton
78:00
Try Edd Ryder scores for Yatton
78:00
Conversion Mike Gane kicks a conversion for Yatton

Videos and photos

1XV v Minehead (H) 09.02.19
190 photos
1XV v Minehead (H) 09.02.19

Highlights

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78:00 Try 33 - 29
Edd Ryder scores for Yatton
78:00 Conversion 35 - 29
Mike Gane kicks a conversion for Yatton
72:00 Try 26 - 29
Billy Mackay scores for Yatton
72:00 Conversion 28 - 29
Mike Gane kicks a conversion for Yatton
67:00 Try 21 - 27
Try for Minehead Barbarians
67:00 Conversion 21 - 29
Conversion for Minehead Barbarians
47:00 Try 19 - 22
Edd Ryder scores for Yatton
47:00 Conversion 21 - 22
Mike Gane kicks a conversion for Yatton
End of period 1
38:00 Conversion 14 - 22
Conversion for Minehead Barbarians
38:00 Try 14 - 20
Try for Minehead Barbarians
32:00 Try 14 - 15
Try for Minehead Barbarians
32:00 Missed Conversion
Conversion missed for Minehead Barbarians
25:00 Conversion 14 - 10
Mike Gane kicks a conversion for Yatton
25:00 Try 12 - 10
Charlie Wemyss scores for Yatton
18:00 Try 7 - 8
Try for Minehead Barbarians
18:00 Conversion 7 - 10
Conversion for Minehead Barbarians
12:00 Penalty 7 - 3
Penalty kicked for Minehead Barbarians
10:00 Try 5 - 0
James Grimes scores for Yatton
10:00 Conversion 7 - 0
Mike Gane kicks a conversion for Yatton
Start of the game
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As it happened

  • Yatton
  • Minehead Barbarians
  • 0
  • James Grimes Try 10:00'
  • Mike Gane Conversion 10:00'
  • Penalty 12:00'
  • Try 18:00'
  • Conversion 18:00'
  • Charlie Wemyss Try 25:00'
  • Mike Gane Conversion 25:00'
  • Try 32:00'
  • Try 38:00'
  • Conversion 38:00'
  • Edd Ryder Try 47:00'
  • Mike Gane Conversion 47:00'
  • Try 67:00'
  • Conversion 67:00'
  • Billy Mackay Try 72:00'
  • Mike Gane Conversion 72:00'
  • Edd Ryder Try 78:00'
  • Mike Gane Conversion 78:00'

Team selection

Quinn, Pete Quinn, Pete
Bushell, Ben Bushell, Ben
Bowyer, Ben Bowyer, Ben
Ryder, Edd Ryder, Edd
Hynam, Lewis Hynam, Lewis
Edwards, Jack Edwards, Jack
Garnham, Nick Garnham, Nick
Williams, Dan Williams, Dan
Vickey , Kyle Vickey , Kyle
Henderson, Ross Henderson, Ross
Miles, Matt Miles, Matt
Wakefield, Nick Wakefield, Nick
Hardwidge, Ollie Hardwidge, Ollie
Wemyss, Charlie Wemyss, Charlie
Grimes, James Grimes, James

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# Team Pl Pts
1. Wiveliscombe 24 99
2. Burnham-on-Sea 24 93
3. Imperial 24 83
4. Avon 24 78
5. Yatton 25 71
6. Minehead Barbarians 24 69
7. Nailsea & Backwell 24 68

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