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