Shields lose at home to Medics
North Shields RC 7Medicals 17NSRFC hosted in form Medicals at Preston Playing Fields in the rain.
Shields started strongly, dominating possession and territory and eventually scored after 24 minutes through Aaron Wilcox. Adam Houston converted for 7-0. Medicals immediately responded and a converted try made it 7-7.
Houston then clipped the post with a penalty attempt and right on half time Shields’ prop Jack Doran was yellow carded for a high tackle and Medicals converted the penalty for 7-10.
In the second half Medicals piled the pressure on and a late try gave the visitors their victory.
Next week NS are away to top of the table Consett.