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Devon Under-18s warm-up with win over Exeter Chiefs Outreach Academy

15 Oct 2017 21:35 | Sara Raine

DEVON Under-18s began their preparations for the South West Championship with a 21-12 victory over Exeter Chiefs’ Outreach Academy at Flowerpot Field on Sunday.

The young Devon side made a storming start and had scored three converted tries within the opening 23 minutes.

Exmouth's Joseph Oates scored the first from close range following a good maul. Exmouth’s Harry Ottaway converted.

Then four minutes later Devonport Services hooker Reece Bartlett broke through and scored on the right, with Ottaway again converting.

Bartlett then added a second try after more good pressure by Devon, with Ottaway again adding the extras.

Devon defended well and stopped a number of Exeter chances. Both teams made changes and in the final quarter Exeter managed two tries.

Devon will continue their preparations for the South West Championships when they play Cornwall at Keyham on October 29.

The squad was: Callum Wood, Matt Seagar, Joe Dulaum, Scott Cooper, Owen Flower, Jacob Gould, Jasper Cameron, Ethan Justice, Jack Chapman, Rudy Evans, Joseph Oates, Adam Northcott, Toby Teague, Sam Fulthorpe, George Dunn, Harry Ottaway, Ethan Mead, Tommy Pullinger, Chris Druginer, Ben Sapiecha, Harrison Slade, Kyran Mcmanus, Olly Squire, Ollie Perez, Tom Woodruff, Joel Raft, Jack Katene.  Extras who played for Exeter Outreach: Will Lancaster, Dave Leaworthy, Will Throgmorton, Archie Bagwell, Luke Flower.

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