Scarborough seal success against high-flying Morpeth
Scarborough RUFC sealed a 22-17 win at home to North One East high-flyers Morpeth at Silver Royd.
It was the joint-leaders of the table Morpeth who went ahead after a sustained period of pressure, the visitors crashing over for a 7-0 lead.
Simon Smith's men battled back into the contest though and James Perrett touching down twice and Tom Ratcliffe converted for a 14-7 advantage.
Scarborough's turnaround was complete when Aaron Wilson crashed over for a 19-7 lead at the break.
Morpeth touched down to make it 19-12, but a Ratcliffe penalty soon took it up to 22-12.
Scarborough held on for the win, despite another late try for Morpeth taking the score to 22-17.
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