City of Armagh U16 completed a league and cup double after beating Ballynahinch U16 in the RB Fleming Cup final at Ravenhill on Saturday.
I must admit the Orchard County side won this game with some style, scoring four tries without reply in their 29 – 0 win.
Armagh took control from the off and the impressive Sam Glasgow crossed after 3 minutes. Jack Fox added the conversion to put Armagh seven points clear.
The pressure from Armagh was relentless during the first half and less than ten minutes later they were seventeen points clear after Fox added a penalty followed by a conversion after RJ McCall crossed for their second try.
Armagh’s third try came from Zac Corkery just before half time. This one went unconverted leaving the score 22 – 0 in Armagh’s favour at the break.
Ballynahinch were much more competitive in the second half as the enjoyed more territory and possession.
However, despite their efforts they were unable to crack the Armagh defence. As the game wore on Armagh worked their way back up field for Glasgow to top and tail the games scoring with the final try of the game. Fox converted to give a final score of City of Armagh 29 Ballynahinch 0.
City of Armagh U16: Matthew Nichol, RJ McCall, Philip Nichol Adam Wright, Pauric Loughran, Sam Glasgow, Adam Wilson, John Glasgow, Ben Reynolds, Jack Fox, Chris Qua, James Crumbie (c), Michael Burnett, Zac Corkery, Eddie McGurgan. Replacements: Dylan Hazelton, Jack Rountree, Pat, Renaghan, Jack Steenson, Joe Henry, Caleb McKewon, Ben Steenson.
Ballynahinch U16: Shaun Lin, Harry McCarroll, James McMaster Luke Braithwaite, Matthew Reynolds (c), Matthew Torney, Philip Crichton ,Morgan Croskery, Jake Nixon, Dan Hewitt, Mark McAleenan, Cameron Patterson, Cameron Lyons, Jojo Naga, Caleb Maguire. Replacements: Logan Mallon, Kai Shields, Anthony Donnelly, Oliver Rickey, Tieran Keating, Ryan Knox, Brendan McKenna.