Losing bonus point for Ashington rugby
Ashington RFC 22Guisborough 38Ashington welcomed third in the table Guisborough on Saturday and a fast start from the visitors saw them score four tries in the first half to open up a 5-24 lead.
Ashington’s first half score came from Merryweather midway through the period.
Early in the second half Guisborough scored again to extend their lead.
A push-over try from Johnson and a third score from Hayton reduced the deficit to 15-31
Taylor then popped over for another score, this time converted by Arkle, and Ash were back to 22-31 and a bonus point, but five minutes from the end Guisborough scored again to secure the victory.
On Saturday Ashington are away to local rivals Blyth.