Scarlets West run in eight tries in thumping win over Dragons; East beaten by Ospreys

Rob LloydNewyddion yr Academi, Newyddion

Scarlets West kicked off their WRU Regional U16s campaign with a convincing 61-7 win over the Dragons Red at Ystrad Mynach, while the East went down to a 39-24 loss to Ospreys East at Parc y Scarlets.

The West boys ran in eight tries in all with fly-half Steffan Jac Jones bagging a personal haul of 26 points.

Tries were scored by centre Tomos Evans, No 8 Caio James, full-back Lennon Reynolds (two), Steffan Jac Jones, replacement Iori Badham, lock Max Boswell and wing Leo De Souza.

The East side trailed 27-0 at half-time, but fought back strongly in the second half thanks to a try double from wing Caio Williams and two others from replacement Dafydd Ebsworth and wing Oliver Hawke. Full-back Owain Harri Davies landed two conversions.

Next Wednesday,  Scarlets East travel to take on Cardiff North, while Scarlets West host Dragons South at St Clears RFC.