Match Reports - 2nd & 3rd April 2022

04 Apr 2022 in Club News

Match Reports - 2nd & 3rd April 2022 Match Reports - 2nd & 3rd April 2022

Match Reports - 2nd & 3rd April 2022

Wigan St Judes ARLFC – Match Reports
Saturday, 2 April 20221st TeamHunslet WarriorsAway4-12The 1st team lost away to Hunslet warriors in what was a close fought contest , judes started the game fast and with only 2 mins gone a clever short side play and fast hands saw winger Lewis Melling score in the corner 0-4
For the next 30 mins with good approach work Jude’s created several scoring chances but couldn’t finish them ,hunslets scramble defence working overtime
With halftime approaching hunslet started to gain a lot off field position and scored under the post to lead at the break 6-4
The second half was all hunslets they had all the ball and territory but Jude’s defence was relentless, the one chance Jude’s had to score was not to be and probably that would have been enough to win the game
Judes gave away 5 penalties in second half and with low completion rate it allowed hunslet to score under the post on 70 mins ,12-6
Judes never gave a backward step and probably thought we should have come away with points
Judes mom went to scrum half Jacob Dugdale with props youcef Zitouni ,Tom Owen ,and josh hill
Also fullback Conner Parkinson had a fine game
Final score 12-4
Next weeks game for 1st team Home to Dewsbury Moor

Saturday, 2 April 202215'sMayfieldHome10-22Judes started well but so did Mayfield , both sides looked up for this game right from the start . Judes managed to take 1st points from some well worked hands . Mayfield not to be undone didn't take long to respond and opened their account . Judes heads went down and again let Mayfield in for another .
Judes came back out after the break looking to keep Mayfield out and score some more points but Mayfields defence stood firm . Another couple of trys from Mayfield saw Judes trailing but they weren't out .
Judes again took the ball at the opposition and scored .
It wasn't to be Judes day today with a final score of 10-22 .
Today's M.O.M's go to Connor Hall , Conner Roberts and Ryleigh
We have given a special M.O.M to Alfie Tate , he's come back and played out his skin while he's been waiting for his operation on his finger , we thank you for that and wish you all the luck we can for Friday and a speedy recovery
Sunday, 3 April 202210's - GoldsWoolston RoversAway26 - 30Our first away game of the season.
The first half started well but as decisions and tries didn't go our way we started to let our heads drop. By half time we were 4 tries down.
After an encouraging half time talk we went back on as a different team. Everyone played well and our defence was amazing. To finish the game with just 1 try difference showed the hard work we put in, even the opposition were amazed at how well you all stuck together to pull back the scores.
Well done to you all!
Captain - Rhys Hilton
Try scorers - Kenzie Phillips (1), Aidan Heaton (1), Rhys Hilton (1), Jacob Daven (2)
Conversions - kenzie Phillips, Rhys Hilton, Jacob Daven
Player of the match - Isaac Atherton
Best effort - Jacob Daven
Parents player - Kenzie Phillips
Opposition player- Aidan Heaton
Sunday, 3 April 202211's - GoldsLangworthyHome44-30Match Report 03/04/2022.
Wigan St Judes U10’s Golds V Langworthy.
A very chilly morning at the meadow for the gold’s team to face Langworthy.
Judes kicked off, Langworthy collected the ball, a couple of great tackles from Judes before Langworthy scored in the corner, converting. 0-6.
A couple of sets each with no score. Before Langworthy got the ball back and managed to get it out, Judes missing too many tackles, Langworthy going over for another try, converting. 0-12
Judes passed the ball out, to send Jayden King over for a try, Will Cobley converting. 6-12.
Langworthy with the ball their number 1 was amazing using his fancy feet to get through the Judes defense, working as a team, they managed to score and convert. 6-18
Some amazing defense from Judes keeping Langworthy out on their own line.
Again, Judes with the ball, the boys put some great yardage in, Spencer Parkinson pumping his legs to get over for his first try of the season. Missed conversion 10-18.
Langworthy did some great running again before knocking on the ball. Judes returned with an outstanding run to help him over the line came from try from Henlea Baynham, Jayden King converting. 16-18.
Half Time Wigan St Judes 16 – Langworthy 18.
2nd Half Judes collected the ball from Langworthy’s kick off, the Judes boys knew that they needed to get into this game and turn it around. Better organization sent the ball out to Tommy Shaw, who ran the length of the field pushing away our opponents to bag himself a try. Paddy Kelly converting. 22-18.
A few mistakes from both teams, knocking on and forward passes. Judes got their heads together, worked tremendously as a team to score again, it was Zak Lushchan this time who worked hard to get over the whitewash, Cameron Riley converting,28-18.
Next set, some grafting from the boys as the sun was in their faces. Brodie Hewitt took the ball himself, ran down the wing to score his first try of the season, Joey Adair converting 34-18.
Langworthy reacted to the recent Judes tries, they powered through to score and convert. 34-24.
Judes team spirit was as high as ever, organization was amazing, to pass the ball out to Will Cobley, who took himself over the whitewash. Henlea Baynham converting. 40-24.
Again, Langworthy reacted with another try and conversion 40-30.
The Judes boys weren’t happy that they had let the score creep back up.
They organized well after a few scuffles.
An amazing run with some ducking and diving, from Jayden King, he danced his way over for the final try of the day, conversion missed. 44-30.
Final score: Wigan St Judes 44 – Langworthy 30.
Man of the match: Paddy Kelly
Opposition Man of the match: Jayden King
Top Tackler: Spencer Parkinson.
Sunday, 3 April 202218'sClockface MinersAway36-10Judes travelled over to Clockface Miners in the first round of the Lancashire Cup. A must win game today due to knock-out cup rugby, proved to be a much tougher game than we thought. Judes should have been 3 tries to the good first half, but each effort went against us, first Daniel going over, but pulled for a foot in touch, Brook next over the line, but held up and Jack jinking in and getting over the whitewash, only to be pulled for an obstruction. Was it going to be one of those games, where the 4 points just wouldn’t come?

Judes started to play a bit smarter and putting ball through hands, got the ball to Brogan at centre who showed strength to go over in the corner. Clockface replied almost immediately and a Judes knock-on gave them the position needed to pull a try back, a successful conversion put them in the lead 6-4. Big D from Kenzie D motivated the lads and after a good deep kick from Roman, Judes trapped Clockface deep in their own half and set us up nicely for our next attacking set. Jack set off, looking sure to break through, but good defence brought Jack down momentarily, but he managed to somehow get the ball away to Brogan who went over for his second of the game and got us back to a slight lead of just 2 at half time.

The half time talk must have been about better execution, respecting the ball and completing our sets, Judes didn’t disappoint and came out more clinical second half. We soon got our attack back on track and after a turnover by Clockface, again we keep it simple and play the ball out to Daniel, who did hesitate, but showed illusive footwork, to speed round the defender and score his first of the game. A good break by Calum P, who’d done his bit to punch holes through the middle today, opened up the defence and managed to get the ball to Tom A who was on a barnstorming run and no stopping him from that range, pounced over to score his first of the season. Judes really ramped up the pressure and were looking to improve their score. A cheeky chip over from our Man of the Match Roman Shanks, almost culminated in another 4 pointer in the corner, unfortunately the ball just eluded Lukas. Strong defence from Judes force Clockface into touch and although we were deep in our own half, Brogan broke the defence and got the ball out to Daniel on his wing, who this time backed himself, out-running everyone and had enough left in the tank to bring the ball under the sticks for an easier conversion for Callum S.

Judes seemed to go a little quieter in defence and out of nowhere Clockface end up over the line at the other end bringing the score to 10-22, pulling Clockface back into the game. Clockface were their own work enemy though at times, they let their frustrations overflow, which saw their prop leave the field for 10 for dissent. Judes then showed good shape towards the Clockface line and our opponents just ran out of bodies on the wing and Daniel took full advantage to record his well deserved hattrick. Judes set up again and sent the ball right to left, was touched by a Clockface player, which gifted us another 6 close to their line. Up stepped our hooker Logan, who sneaked his way through the defence, copped a high shot, but still managed to get the ball down and score his first of the new season. Our final try came from a superb individual effort from Calum P, who’d had a strong game throughout and pushed tackler after tackler off until he was clear to the line to score a well deserved try. Converted by Callum S, saw the game come to an end with a hard fought win 10-36.

A fantastic win in the end for the boys, putting them in the next draw for the cup. I think we could have had more tries first half if we’d executed slightly better, but an excellent attacking second half saw some awesome tries and lovely to see some of the lads getting on the score-board for the first time this season. All credit to Clockface who put in a determined performance today, made it difficult for us in all areas. Let’s keep this momentum going lads, we’ve made a solid start to our season, let’s keep building, restricting those points against and recording more decent wins, Well Done!!


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