KNUTSFORD Rugby Club's under 12s ran in six tries against Ellesmere Port to reach the Cheshire RFU Junior Plate last four on Sunday.

Jasper Kearns, Chris Twomey and George Wickham each touched down twice for the hosts, who were able to call on only 13 available players in a comfortable 36-7 success.

The visitors opened the scoring with a converted effort, to which Knutsford replied with five tries.

They added another in the second half, Cormac Grieves’ three conversions completing their haul.

Knutsford’s under 14s exited at the quarter finals stage of the Plate, losing 26-0 at home to their Wilmslow counterparts.