Scarborough RUFC suffer defeat on the road at Moortown

Scarborough RUFC suffered a 35-24 defeat on the road at Moortown in North One East.

Saturday, 1st February 2020, 6:05 pm
Updated Saturday, 1st February 2020, 6:06 pm
Moortown v Scarborough RUFC

Jack Hughes' try edged Moortown into a 7-3 lead before a Tom Ratcliffe penalty narrowed the deficit to 7-3.

That soon became 12-3, Tom Moorby crashing over for the hosts.

Again Scarborough battled back, debutant Sam Jackson diving over and Ratcliffe converting for 12-10.

Back came the hosts again, Gary Smith adding another try before Luke Brown responded for Scarborough for a 19-17 scoreline.

Moortown's lead was extended to 24-17 heading in at half-time, Eddie Crossland scoring before he missed his conversion.

Moorby's second try after the break pushed the home side's advantage out to 29-17 before a penalty and a drop-goal made it 35-17.

Jordan Holloway's late try, which was converted, wrapped things up at 35-24 to Moortown.