Ruthin RFC | Under 13s 10 - 14 Mold RFC | Under 13s
Rhys Cochran
2 Conversion
Jack Smith
2 Try

Match Report
09 October 2023 / Team News

Mold u13's show resolve in Ruthin

Mold Secures Hard-Fought Victory over Ruthin with a Score of 14-10 to take top spot in the RGC Junior Cup Competition Qualifiers (East)

In a thrilling and tense rugby clash, Mold emerged victorious with a hard-fought 14-10 win over Ruthin. Both teams showcased their determination and skill, providing spectators with an exhilarating display of rugby.

The match kicked off with a high tempo as both Ruthin and Mold wasted no time in asserting their dominance. Ruthin, playing on their home turf, showed great attacking intent, putting Mold's defense under immense pressure. Their relentless efforts paid off early in the game when they managed to breach Mold's defensive line and score an impressive unconverted try. Ruthin took an early 5-0 lead.

Mold, however, quickly regrouped and responded with determination. They showcased their resilience, tightening their defense and denying Ruthin any further scoring opportunities. Mold's players displayed great discipline, organizing their defensive line and forcing Ruthin into making errors.

As the first half progressed, Mold began to assert their dominance. With their forward pack driving forcefully in the scrums and their backs launching fast-paced attacks, they gradually gained momentum. Mold's perseverance paid off when they displayed great teamwork, setting up a well-executed try and conversation to take the lead 7-5.

The second half saw both teams intensify their efforts. Ruthin, determined to extend their lead, continued to apply pressure on Mold's defense. Their attacking plays were met with stiff opposition, as Mold's players demonstrated remarkable resilience in their defensive efforts.

Mold, on the other hand, remained composed and focused on their game plan. Their disciplined and organized approach allowed them to maintain control of the match. With their forwards dominating in the set-pieces and their backs launching incisive attacks.

Ruthin managed to breach Mold's defense once again, securing their second try of the game. however they were unluck not to get the conversion, with the score standing at 10-7.

With time ticking away, Mold displayed great composure and game management. They continued to apply pressure on Ruthin, forcing them into making errors and maintaining territorial advantage. Mold's tenacity paid off when they were quick to the ruck with the forwards gaining curcial meters, this resulted with ball in hand for the backs and the speed needed to extending their lead to 14-10, with a brilliant converted try.

In the final moments of the game, Ruthin launched one last desperate assault on Mold's defense. However, Mold's resolute defensive line held firm, denying Ruthin any opportunity to score. With the final whistle, Mold celebrated their hard-fought 14-10 victory.

Mold's triumph can be attributed to their disciplined defense, effective game management, and clinical finishing. Their ability to weather Ruthin's early storm and regroup to take control of the match showcased their determination and skill. Ruthin, on the other hand, put up a valiant fight, displaying great attacking intent and defensive resilience.

The match between Ruthin and Mold was a true testament to the spirit of rugby, with both teams giving their all in pursuit of victory. Mold's 14-10 win highlights their ability to seize crucial opportunities and maintain composure under pressure, while Ruthin's performance demonstrates their competitiveness and fighting spirit until the final whistle.


Tries: Jack Smith x2

Converstaions: Rhys Cochran x2

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