Stags tread hallowed ground during latest win
CHESHAM Stags U11s continued their unbeaten 2015 under the floodlights of Saracens’ Allianz Park on Saturday.
The Stags put on a comprehensive display to beat Barnet Elizabethans, who had arranged the fixture at the home of the Premiership rugby side.
Chesham’s best moments were characterised by some ferocious tackling and tenacious running and their fast attacking rugby had Barnet on the back foot as the visitors ran out 45-33 winners.
Try scorers included Harry Longhurst, George Gibbins, Edem Adablah, Finlay Halley, Sam Longhurst and Charlie Stagg, with Matty Brown kicking five out of five conversions, and there were notable performances from Longhurst, Gibbins and George Chard.
“It was a fabulous experience for the boys to play under the
Action from Barnet Elizabethans against Chesham U14s floodlights on the artificial pitch at gaining a close 20-15 win in a Saracens,” said U11 coach, Paul gritty content against Bletchley, Longhurst.“They responded to having trailed their hosts for most the occasion magnificently and we of the game. are so proud of them all.” With five minutes to go, the
Earlier in the week, Chesham’s Stags were still 15-10 behind, but U16 side also won on the road, Jamie Barnes hacked down the length of the pitch before eventually touching the ball down to level the scores, and a nerveless conversion by fly-half Jack Edhouse put Stags in front – a lead he cemented two minutes later with another calmly taken penalty.
Club chairman Cliff Davies said: “The commitment and potential of the youth sides provide more weight to the importance of Chesham’s Future Building project. We are currently without a clubhouse and are seeking a sponsor to aid us in fundraising efforts to find the sides a permanent base.
“We’d love to hear from any local businesses who want to help.
“We have over 300 minis and juniors playing at the club, so it’s vital we can rely on a warm and welcoming clubhouse for them.”
To complete a good weekend for the club, the men’s first XV recorded an impressive 29-17 win over third-placed Wheatley in the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Premier.