It was a hard day out on the road for Rockcliff on Saturday as, despite a good first half performance, they lost 40-5 at Bishop Auckland.
Leon Smart scored a try for Rockcliff’s only score.
Meanwhile the Vikings hosted Ponteland 2nd XV and put in a great effort despite losing 31-12.
Chris Waddell and Dougie Hall each scored a try and Chris Forster added a conversion. Rob Grant was man of the match.