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Douglas North win to set up South showdown

Emerging Nomads thrashed by Ramsey

Douglas South put in an accomplished first half performance to keep their hopes alive in the Manx Trophy with a 33-12 defeat of Ramsey at Port-e-Chee.

Douglas led 33-0 at half time with another polished display from hooker Joe Corkish who bagged two tries.

There were also scores from Harry Corrin, Sam McCord and Joshua Duncan, with young stand off Jack Shimmin adding four conversions.

Ramsey struck back in the second half with tries from Peter Frankwick and Brandon Atchison plus a Dan Richmond conversion, but couldn't overhaul the first half deficit.
 
In the other Bowl game Vagabonds clinched their first try bonus point of the campaign with a 29-19 win away at Southern Nomads.

Tom Gascoyne ran in a hat trick of tries from Vagas and there were also scores from Mark Oldfield and Rob Keelan plus two conversions from Ryan de la Harpe.

Ben Fry was on target yet again for Nomads, Django Kinley continued his good form with two and Mark Young added two conversions.
 
In the Manx Bowl there was a huge shock for joint leaders Emerging Nomads who were flattened 83-10 by a Ramsey B juggernaut at the Mooragh Park.

Raymond Richmond in only his second senior game grabbed a hat trick of tries for Ramsey, there were two apiece for Sean O’Sullivan, Kevyn de Souza, Owen Bevan and Dave Keenan and one each for Keith Littleworth, Jonny Mason, Matt Livesey and Johnny Dean with Darragh Pilkington adding four conversions.

Nomads two consolation scores came from Mike Shipley and Jake Walmsley.
 
Vagabonds Hornets survived a Western Vikings second half comeback bid to record a 25-7 win at Ballafletcher.

Johnny Beckley was the modest and understated hero of the hour for Vagabonds with a personal 20-point haul which included three glorious tries, one majestic penalty and an equally sublime conversion.

Tom Rowley added Vagas’ other try which secured their bonus point.

Vikings who were 22-0 down at half time saw Jack Goodwin cross for a try which was converted by Ryan Burke.
 
Castletown and Vagas Ladies enjoyed a high scoring game in the tag variation of the Manx Bowl with the Southerners finishing 66-44 winners.

Kyle Martin ran in six tries for Town with Adam Creamore adding three, Paul Drake two and one from Connor Coulthard.

Lauren Ellison, Sophia Birchall, Leona McGovern, Jules Harrison and Becky Dunne were all among the scorers for the Ladies with Birchall and Ellison also adding conversions.

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