Hunts match the Casuals to end losing run

Senior Rugby Northampton Casuals 15 Huntingdon 15 HUNTINGDON, who haven t won away since September, travelled to Northampton to face a Casuals side who haven t won a game since Novemeber. Stags looked the better team early-on, going 7-0 up after prop Mik

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Northampton Casuals 15 Huntingdon 15

HUNTINGDON, who haven't won away since September, travelled to Northampton to face a Casuals side who haven't won a game since Novemeber.

Stags looked the better team early-on, going 7-0 up after prop Mike Blanchard converted good pressure into a try and Matt Durrant nailed the conversion.


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Northampton replied quickly with an unconverted try to cut Stags' lead to two.

Stags then put together a good backs move which ended with a try for full back Dale Ablitt.

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The second half saw a reverse in fortunes for Stags as Casuals increased their efforts.

The home team's full-back scored a try, which was converted, before Durrant kicked a penalty that seemed to have sealed the win for Stags.

In the dying seconds, however, Stags gave away a penalty in front of the posts which allowed Northampton to level the scores and share the points.

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