Bonus point win for Ashington rugby
Ashington RFC 27Whitby 12Ashington won this keenly contested match against a determined, well organised Whitby.
An early try from Connor Nichol was converted by Jordan Arkle to give them a 7-0 lead. After 35 minutes Ash extended their lead to 12-0 when Josh Weeks crashed over in the corner, but Whitby responded with an unconverted try for 12-5 at half-time.
Ash dominated the early second half exchanges and Jarvis went over to increase the lead to 17-5. An Arkle penalty made it 20-5, but an interception try for the visitors brought it back to 20-12.
Arkle and Jarvis combined for another home score, converted by Atrkle to secure the bonus point.