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Youth making an impact at Highland


By Andrew Henderson


Rory Carson scored a try and kicked eight conversions in a big Highland 2nd XV victory against Banff. Picture: Gair Fraser
Rory Carson scored a try and kicked eight conversions in a big Highland 2nd XV victory against Banff. Picture: Gair Fraser

Brian Bell says the most pleasing aspect of Highland 2nd XV’s 76-12 win over Banff last weekend was the debuts of four youngsters.

Despite poor conditions and the unfamiliarity of Canal Park’s grass pitch, the Raptors roared to victory in style over their struggling opponents.

Highland tries came from Jordan Coia, Rory Carson, Craig MacDiarmid, Ben Gordon and Andrew Cook in the first half, backed up with one from Ross Martin, three from Magnus Henry, a second for Cook and two by Liam Quinn, with Carson on good form with eight conversions in total.

But Bell chose to mark out the debuts of 18-year-olds Louis Peteranna, Roddie Hume, William Moncrieff and Jacob Powell.

“Because of the way their fixtures played out this was the first opportunity to get some of them in,” he said.

Read more in today's Inverness Courier.

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