England kids hammer France

England U18s 41-0 France U18s

England scored seven unanswered tries to blow France away and win their opening match of the U18s Worldwide Sequence.

Jonathan Pendlebury’s aspect have been ruthless in assault and can be filled with confidence going into Tuesday’s affair with Western Province and subsequent Saturday’s ultimate match in opposition to South Africa.

Huge hits from each side ensued within the early levels with England captain Kepueli Tuipulotu and Junior Kpoku particularly making their presence recognized.

A implausible contact finder off a penalty by Ollie Davies put England in a promising place and Tuipulotu crashed over from a motoring driving maul to attain the opening attempt.

Fast palms to the surface allowed Angus Corridor to attain within the nook regardless of protests from the French defenders for a ahead move.

Pierre Ourtaud Cren fumbled throughout the road earlier than Harrow teenager Charlie Griffin raced down the left on the different finish and scored England’s third attempt inside half an hour after Jack Bracken’s good take of a excessive ball.

Issues went from unhealthy to worse for France as Pierre Alary was despatched to the sin bin for a deliberate knock on.

France once more squandered a golden alternative initially of the second half as Luca Mignot knocked on over the attempt line after intercepting Tuipulotu’s overthrown line out.

Elyjah Ibsaiene went near scoring however was denied within the nook whereas England have been having no hassle in anyway in changing their possibilities as Billy Sela used his uncooked, explosive energy to crash over from a choose and go.

Former Eire growth participant Griffin then scored his second attempt with a exact chip and chase.

England scored two tries within the ultimate 4 minutes to rub salt in France’s wounds as Finlay Wiseman’s rating preceded Corridor’s final gasp crossover.

Written by Ben Jaycock

ENGLAND: Bracken, Corridor, Lilley, Baker, Griffin, Davies, Friday; Conduit, Tuipulotu (c), Sela, Kpoku, Sodeke, Daniell, West, Sand 

Replacements: Longstaff, Miller, Graham, Adegbemile, Treacey, Lightbown, Hanson, Platt, Wilson, Wiseman, Newton 

FRANCE: Alary, Nemor, Rasal, Ourtaud Cren, Mignot, Jure, Llaveria; Christophe, Tia, Marceline, Lamataki, Bonnard, Duthil, Emery, Ibsaiene (c)

Replacements: Couturier, Garault, Njocke, Pargade, Theraube, Boichot, Keletaona, Drault, Charges, Leveque

Star man: Kepueli Tuipulotu – England 

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