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.
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.