Team Middlesex Match Reports
Team Middlesex U18s v Sussex
Team Middlesex got off to a good start and were rewarded with an excellent individual try by full back Reon Joseph, duly converted by fly-half Ciarian Poynter but Sussex were soon to respond with an unconverted try. In the 20th minute some fine Middlesex forward play allowed flanker Miles Wakeling to run in try number two which went unconverted. With 5 minutes of the first half remaining, Sussex scored a converted try putting the score at 12 – 12 at the interval.
Sussex got off to the better start second half and scored two tries, one being converted, leaving Middlesex trailing 24 – 12. However Middlesex forwards soon got back on top and after some excellent continuity of play, prop Harry Robins scored a fine try which was converted by Harry Vidler, bringing the score to Middlesex 19, Sussex 24.
With ten minutes remaining, Joseph showed a clean pair of heals to run in his second try, converted by Vidler, putting Middlesex 26 – 24 to the good. With a few minutes remaining however Sussex scored a converted try and with the final whistle sounding, the visitors had sneaked ahead 26 – 31.