Down High Under 13s started the New Year with a convincing 49-10 victory away to Banbridge Academy. Down got out of the traps superbly and scored four unanswered tries in fifteen minutes through Jonny Graham (2), William Orr and Luka Walsh. Walsh converted all four of the tries. The Mount Crescent boys were relentless in their intensity and scored two further converted tries through Reuben Dickson and Josh Hanlon to give a halftime score of 42-0.
As was to be expected the boys in green took their foot off the gas and allowed Banbridge back into the game. Although man of the match Josh Hanlon did manage to score another try which was converted by Walsh. A couple of consolation scores by the home side left the final score 49-10.