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.

Thursday, 22nd August 2019, 12:27 pm
Updated Monday, 2nd September 2019, 11:26 am

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.