EVESHAM under 15s reached the North Midlands Youth Plate quarter-finals with a 14-5 win at Newport.

In a titanic forwards battle when the front row were awarded joint players-of-thematch, Jack Richardson scored two tries with James Thompson and Archie Biltcliffe adding the conversions.

Evesham under 13s grabbed a 43-25 triumph at Kings Norton after being 15-10 down at half-time. Harrison Walker (2), Owain Hann (2), AJ Corbett, Josh Sellick and Morgan French all scored.

Hann with four conversions.