Ashington rugby pile up the points

Ashington RFC 63Sedgefield 5Ashington were missing a host of regular 1st team players and handed debuts to fly half Gleeson and back row forward Dew.

Monday, 3rd February 2020, 11:01 am
Updated Monday, 3rd February 2020, 2:40 pm

They were quickly on the attack and within 15 minutes had scored three tries from Moule, Merryweather and captain Greg Henderson, two of which were converted by Gleeson for a 19-0 lead. Moule and Gleeson scored again before half-time for 31-0.

Henderson scored early in the second half. Sedgefield pulled one back, but Alex Hayton went over for another home score before Nichol run in from 50m out for 48-5. In the last 15 minutes Ashington added three more tries from Tuck, Johnson and Dickinson to round off a fine performance.