Match Report
Denstone College 1st vs  Woodhouse Grove School
On: Saturday, 12 Oct 2019
Venue: at Home

12.10.19

1stXV vs Woodhouse Grove

43-14

No of Tries 7

Denstone broke new ground in defeating Woodhouse Grove at 1st XV level for the first time, scoring 7 tries in the process after finding themselves 14-0 down after 10 minutes.

The backline were on excellent form amassing 6 of the 7 tries scored on the day. In the first half Oliver Smith (2) and Will Derry finished off well worked first phase attacks from Denstone Line out and scrum ball. Denstone had slipped to 14-0 down in the opening 10 minutes following well worked attack from Woodhouse Grove.

Harry Sturmey opened the second half scoring, capitalising on a perfectly weighted kick from the in from Oliver Smith following a solid scrum ball. The backs were at it again with Will Derry running in from 50 metres following a quick tap from Lewis Eaton and good transference of the ball from Harry Reid. Dan Makepeace crashed over in the corner shortly after off the back of a tidal wave of Denstone pressure. Lewis Eaton rounded off an excellent afternoons work, darting over from 10 metres out picking off tired Grove defenders.