Alnwick 1st XV 33 West Hartlepool 23
Great start for Alnwick with a forwards’ turn-over and good hands through backs Burn, Foy and A Gray results in an unconverted try (5-0). A Burn penalty extended the lead to 8-0.
The score see-sawed to 23-23 when Burn slotted a penalty under pressure for 26-23.
A penalty-try finished off the scoring to give Alnwick a fine victory by 33-23 against the side who were two points and two places above them at the start of play.
The seconds produced a fantastic display to win 94-5 in a league/cup double header against Westoe.
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