Slack Stags get a thrashing

Midlands 3 South Towcestrians 47 Huntingdon Stags 5 A SPINELESS display from Stags made it easy for the hosts as the visitors leaked seven tries. Playing into a stiff wind, Stags conceded an early try when the hosts caught them napping with some quick lin

Midlands 3 South

Towcestrians 47 Huntingdon Stags 5

A SPINELESS display from Stags made it easy for the hosts as the visitors leaked seven tries.

Playing into a stiff wind, Stags conceded an early try when the hosts caught them napping with some quick line-outs to score in the corner.


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Further slack defending in the first half allowed Towcestrians to score two more tries and go into the break with a 22-0 lead.

Any hope of a Stags revival evaporated in the first 10 minutes of the second half with the home side winning the loose ball and driving well in the scrum.

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Matt Griggs grabbed a consolation try and could have had another as Stags exerted some late pressure but it was too little, too late.

Old Laurentians visit Hinchingbrooke on Saturday for a Senior EDF Energy Vase tie, kick-off is 2.30pm.

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