Bonus point win for Ashington rugby

Ashington RFC 27Whitby 12Ashington won this keenly contested match against a determined, well organised Whitby.

Monday, 13th January 2020, 3:46 pm

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.