Alnwick win battle at the bottom

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Lowly Alnwick RFC romped to an important 37-0 victory in this afternoon’s North One East relegation scrap against Sheffield.

The crucial fixture pitted the third-from-bottom Greensfield side against the struggling Yorkshire outfit, who sit at the foot of the table.

And the boys from Northumberland put in a rousing home performance to grab the huge victory, which could go a long way to securing their league status come the end of the season.

Alnwick also bagged themselves a bonus point.

Among the scorers were Bird, Hamilton, Moralee and Shell.

○ It’s been a good day at the office for Alnwick, as the Colts beat Percy Park 42-0 this afternoon.

The victory means that the north Northumberland side top the table and extend their unbeaten run to 11 games.

SEE FULL REPORT IN THURSDAY’S NORTHUMBERLAND GAZETTE