More last play misery for Rockcliff rugby

Novocastrians 24 WB Rockcliff 14For the second match in a row Rockcliff lost a losing bonus point with the final play of the game, but they are learning all the time as they adjust to life in Durham and Northumberland Division One.

Wednesday, 11th September 2019, 6:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 17th September 2019, 11:49 am

Rockcliff took a 12th minute lead thriough debutant back row player Dan Wilcox, converted by Rhys Johnstone, for 0-7.

Novos fought back and three tries gave them a 19-7 lead at the break.

In the second half Andrew Leitch touched down and Johnstone converted, but as Rockcliff pressed for the match-winning score, Novos picked up on a loose ball and raced away from their own half to score their fourth try of the game and put the game beyond the visitors.