Ponteland up for Cup
Berwick 15Ponteland 17Ponteland progressed to the second round of the Northumberland County Cup when they beat Berwick at Scremerston last week.
And Pont had to do it the hard way, coming from 10-0 down and 15-7 down to go through.
Berwick led 10-0 at half-time with a converted try and a penalty.
Early in the second half Ponteland forced their way back into contention with a converted try for 10-7, but Berwick scored a second try to extend their advantage to 15-7. An unconverted try from Ponteland reduced the arrears to 15-12, and they went over again for a third second half score, again unconverted, to win the game by the narrowest of margins.