bideford mongrels v okehampton
Not the greatest of starts for biddy with players strolling in late and not turning up preparations were limited.
but within 5 minutes into the game the boys started where the last left off , and after some hard determined rucking alfonso lindo sprinted in beneath the posts and cam vaseline converted.
with skipper sam suspect and no 9 archie raymondo running the show and the mongrels attacking at every opportunity it wasn’t long before dirty harry lowden took a pass off vaseline to score his first try for the club.
the front row of tank corry haydon , pete blue berry and nicky nutter were destructive in the scrum, topped off with in your face tackling from owen bound,lloyd fluck and joe down more points followed from a thunderous run by big freddy ostridge.
half time 17.0
in part two the heat started to show on both packs but with greater strength the mongrels pressed hard, owen bound got stopped on the line and through a pile of bodys peachy draper scooped up the ball and lept over like a demented salmon.
thou oaky came back with two tries through lack lustre tackling the mongrels fitness took its toll on okay, and with the backs still full of energy their excellent drawing and passing got man of the match cam vaseline and the ostrich another try each.
final score bideford mongrels 32 okehampton 14
By Chris Raggy Raymont