Andover U 16 56 Tottonians 0
UK web media sponsored Andover U 16 continued their solid start to the season with an impressive display at home to Tottonians last Sunday.
The young ‘All Blacks’ played some lovely fast flowing rugby to run in ten tries against opposition who play a division above Andover at adult level and are regarded as one of the most progressive clubs around.
Andover 20 Portsmouth 17
Newcotech sponsored Andover U17’s welcomed Portsmouth RFC to a sun blessed Hants County Plate final at the Goodship ground on Sunday. The home side elected to play against both the slope and blustery wind in the first half. A strong Portsmouth side soon put Andover under pressure, pinning them deep in their own half. For the next 20 minutes, Andover defended well and stopped Portsmouth just short of their try line several times.
Having had a week off due to a cancellation v Basingstoke last week, Basepoint sponsored Andover were looking forward to their return fixture against Alton, but with many players unavailable they were down to the bare bones of a squad.
Despite a good start by the All Blacks in the first ten minutes, any hopes of a change in fortunes were quickly brushed aside as Alton capitalised on the home sides unforced errors to open the scoring.