Chris adds 14 points with boot

Rugby union
Rugby union

Tupton 2nd XV 34,

Nottinghamians 2nd XV 10

Tupton’s second string produced another comprehensive victory over their visitors from Nottingham.

Tries came from Max Addlington, Jake Hampson, Simon Langley and Ant Marriott and a further 14 points from the boot Chris Kirkwood saw Tupton maintain their top of the table challenge.

Chesterfield Panthers U14s 24,

Nottingham U14s 38

Chesterfield made a slow start but they rallied and Jay Holden touched down to make it 21-5 at half time.

Winger Josh Wilde touched down in the corner before Notts ran in three tries.

Panthes rallied again and tries for Declan Bates and a second for Holden, Bates converting both, meant that Nottingham were glad to hear the final whistle.

Man of the match was Bates.

Meanwhile, Stonegravels hosts a big match on Sunday at high noon.

Chesterfield Panthers U17s will entertain Ampthill in the Midlands Semi Final of the National Cup.

Kick off is at noon.

Ripley Rhinos 1st XV 10,

East Retford 2nds 12

Ripley were narrowly pipped in this Pennant League game.

East Retford took a first-minute 7-0 lead but Rhinos came back with a penalty from skipper Will Evans.

An unconverted try pushed Retford further ahead before second half action saw a Ben Smith try converted by Evans.

Player of the match was second row Sam Smith.

Dinnington U15s 19,

Chesterfield Panthers U15s 0

Dinnington were well drilled but the Panthers played some exciting rugby.

James Marshall was denied a try in the second half while man of the match was Dan Burrows.

Sheffield U10s 8, Tupton U10s 1

Tupton were forced to borrow two players from their opponents but those from north Derbyshire who competed were the Magnificent Seven.

It was a demonstration of gritty determination, tenacious tackling and increasingly fluid link up play.

Man of the match was Jude Sutton who scored the try.

Sheffield U9s 4 Tupton U9s 2

Tupton U9s continue to develop and gave a good account of themselves against Sheffield.

Player of the match was Harrison Shipp while the most improved player was Grace Kitchener.

Other scores: Sheffield U8s 4 v 4 Tupton U8s; Sheffield U7s 4 v 4 Tupton U7s; East Leake 1st XV 9, Chesterfield Panthers 1st XV 22; East Leake 2nds 0, Chesterfield Panthers 2nds 22.