Under 16s romp to win over Saracens

The wins haven’t just been coming for the first team and the Under 18s – as Warriors Under 15s and 16s also tasted victory last weekend.

The Under 16s thumped Saracens 41-14 at Allianz Park running in seven tries on the Aviva Premiership finalists’ 4G pitch.

Despite succumbing to early pressure and going down 7-0, the youngsters bounced back in style.

Jules Hobbs (2), Ted Hill, Davon Williams, Dylan Moss, Paulo Peschisolido and Kyle Smith all crossed the whitewash for the young Warriors with fly-half Lewis Dorey slotting three conversions.

Outreach Co-ordinator Dan Lyne said: “The side held good field position and grew in confidence throughout the game.

“The forwards set a great platform and there were some big carries from number-eight Ted Hill and prop Davon Williams.

“The half-backs managed the game well and Lewis Dorey kicked well, especially with a crossfield kick which led to one of Jules Hobbs’ tries.

“A special mention should also go to George Hawkes at full-back who produced a brave performance with his last-ditch tackling and he was superb under the high ball.

“These boys hadn’t played together since the summer. They were thrust together for this match after working in their respective Development Groups and they worked well despite the short amount of time which was fantastic to see.

“It was also a great experience for them to play in such a wonderful stadium as Saracens’ Allianz Park.” 

Meanwhile, last Friday saw the Under 15s compete in a round-robin against Bristol and Gloucester at Stroud RFC.

The youngsters demolished Bristol 50-5 before narrowly going down 20-15 to Gloucester.

Lyne added: “It was a great experience for some of the boys, especially those pulling the Warriors jersey on for the first time and a couple of Under 14s featuring in the 33-player squad.”

This coming Friday the Under 15s will battle Wasps at Merchant Taylors’ School in London.