Stags are steam-rollered

Midlands 3 East (South) Towcester 57 Huntingdon Stags 0 STAGS will want to quickly forget about this trip to Northants. They were overwhelmed by a team that set out to make sure the visitors were put firmly in their place. During the 80 minutes Stags cou

Midlands 3 East (South)

Towcester 57 Huntingdon Stags 0

STAGS will want to quickly forget about this trip to Northants.

They were overwhelmed by a team that set out to make sure the visitors were put firmly in their place.


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During the 80 minutes Stags could barely muster an attack and the Towcestrians ran at will through some less-than-effective tackling.

Alistair Dunsdon's efforts at full-back were the only bright spot for Stags as they saw their promotion prospects take a major hit.

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The Stags had to make a number of changes before the game and the somewhat makeshift line-up was clearly not up for the ferocity with which the hosts played the game.

Four tries were conceded in the first period and a further five in the second and the Towcester kicker missed only three conversions.

n St Neots III at least had something to smile about as they reached the semi-finals of the Greene King Deuxieme Nord Plate Cup against Biggleswade.

Dave Medlow's captaincy of the team proves to be developing with every fixture and this was no exception as he led his side to a 25-12 triumph.

St Neots came out flying and within two minutes Louis Hall went over before Tommy McCollin added a second try to give the Newts a 10-0 lead before Biggleswade offered any response.

Biggleswade closed the gap before half time and moved 12-10 ahead after the break but a reorganisation by St Neots won them the game.

Pete Blade pushed over to score a try on his debut before St Neots repeated the trick to run out comprehensive victors.

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