Wednesday, 02 December 2020

Hawks have edge against league leaders

HENLEY HAWKS became the first side to topple the full-time Doncaster Knights outfit at Dry Leas on Saturday.

HENLEY HAWKS became the first side to topple the full-time Doncaster Knights outfit at Dry Leas on Saturday.

Going into the game Doncaster had the impressive record of seven wins from seven games and sat top of National Division 1 following relegation from the Championship last season.

Will Robinson kicked two penalties to put the Dry Leas side 6-0 ahead after 20 minutes.

The visitors hit back with two tries before half time to take a 10-6 lead.

In the second half Rob Stapley scored the decisive winning try after 51 minutes to win the match for the Hawks by the narrowest of margins, 11-10.

For a full match report and preview to Saturday?s away match at Blaydon, see this week?s Henley Standard.

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