Ash lose on road at Ryton

Ryton 32Ashington RFC 19An early yellow card for Jarvis and a Ryton penalty had Ashington on the back foot,

Monday, 6th January 2020, 2:54 pm

Ash then lost Turner with a head injury and Ryton took advantage scoring two tries to give the home side a 15-0 lead after 15 minutes.

An Arkle converted try got them back in the match, but then Harmer was red carded after 30 minutes, leaving them a man short.

A second try from Arkle, converted, made it 15-14 at the break, but in the second half Ryton used the extra man to their advantage as they ran in three tries.

Ashington finished strongly as Arkle completed his hat-trick, but his conversion attempt struck a post.

This week Ash are at home to Whitby, KO 2.15pm.