A close encounter

Alnwick 2nds  V Morpeth
Alnwick 2nds V Morpeth

HONOURS ended even as Alnwick IIs and Morpeth Reivers battled it out in a 10-10 draw on Friday, December 30.

Although it was down as a friendly fixture, the match was a competitive contest with bragging rights up for grabs, but nothing could separate the sides at the close of play.

Alnwick 2nds  V Morpeth

Alnwick 2nds V Morpeth

Alnwick grabbed their points through a converted try and a penalty, with Hugh Todd touching down and Stuart Bremner the successful kicker.

Morpeth grabbed a try through Alex Clark, while Andy Whitfield added the conversion and kicked a penalty.