It’s treble top for Chichester rugby lads

Chi RFC under-13s
Chi RFC under-13s
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Chichester RFC under-13s have done ther treble.

They won the Hampshire Cup in September and the Sussex 1st League. The season finale saw them take on second-placed Horsham to determine who would lift the All Sussex Trophy.

Horsham are the only team to beat Chi during the season, so they were out to make amends.

Only a couple of minutes in, centre Sid Lewis fended off a number of players to run through and score his first try.

Good possession and ball handling saw a pass go to captain Jack McCulloch who powered through to score Chichester’s second try. Freddie Slater converted to make the score 12-0.

Horsham converted a penalty and it was 12-3 at half-time.

Early in the second half, Lewis received the ball from his inside centre in his own 22 and powered up the pitch past every Horsham player that came near him to score a fantastic try. Slater’s conversion increased the scoreline.

Horsham hit back with another try and the last 15 minutes saw them throw everything at Chichester, but the defence would not be broken.

McCulloch scored another try to give Chi the victory with a bit to spare.

Scoring four and conceding only one try is the perfect illustration of how strong these under-13s are in defence and attack.

The boys absorbed the pressure, delivered immense tackles and produced stunning running play to came out deserved and convincing winners.

CHICHESTER: Louis Blanshard, Charlie Cameron, James Carter, Antonio deBrunner, Nicolas deBruner, Will Finch, Jamie Foote, George Fountain, Josh Galea, Alex Gillespie, Eran Frith, Harry Hall, Nick Hobbs, Charlie Jays, Connor Joy, Sid Lewis, Thomas Lowe, Rufus MacKenzie, Patrick Mayhew, Jack McCulloch (captain), Ed Minto, Kini Nawai, James Nutting, Izaak Quinton, Ralph Silverthorne, Dexter Simpson, Ben Sizmur, Freddy Slater, Ed Tyler, Alfie Wakefield, Lewis Walker. Coaches: Alan Sizmur, Leon Walker, Rob Lowe, Aidan deBrunner.

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