The Allan McCullough / Family Butchery division two team played the Toko RFC in the weekend.

Drawing defenders in and opening up some small gaps to punch through got the division two team their first points on the board with Jayden Collins getting the season started with Robin Kivell scoring not long after.

Through some good hard phases Toko were able to get themselves on the board and that seemed to lift their spirits as the game went to halftime.

Just after halftime the referee had to sit the remainder of the game out due to pulling a hamstring.

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Sam Copplestone was nominated and he stepped into the role with ease. Both teams respected the call and continued to battle on.

Toko never let off the pressure, forcing errors but also having their share of them too.
The division two team had to dig deep to create some gaps.The boys walked off bruised but happy with the win. The final score was 32-10.

Robin Kivell was named Player Of The Day. Robin's work rate saw him bring in five of six tries.

Central Tyres Matthew & Co Real Estate division one were away to Inglewood.

The start of the match certainly lived up to expectations with both teams very physical on attack and defence.

Streltham showed great improvement on defence from the previous two weeks. It wasn't until the 26th minute before there was any points scored with George Rova claiming the first try for Streltham.

From the kick off, Streltham continued to grow in confidence moving the ball round. In the 34th minute, Kurt Patterson was able to use his speed to run in another try, giving Streltham a 10-0 lead.

Inglewood come straight back and quickly ran in a try closing the lead 10-5 in the 38th minute.

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The game finished with a 36-19 to the Streltham team.

The player of the day was George Rova.

Standout players: Ryan Merson, Henry Marchant, Kurt Patterson and Stephen Dunham.