First XV
Sat 24 Feb 2024  ·  National League 2 North
Otley Rugby Club
First XV
Tries: S TaylorConversions: J RowntreePenalties: J Rowntree (2)
Rotherham Titans
Tries: W Milner, C Bustin, H Newborn, R HayesConversions: R Hayes (3)Penalties: R Hayes
Rotherham spoil Mossie's party

Rotherham spoil Mossie's party

Nick Doyle26 Feb - 14:11
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On a warm afternoon, Jason Moss led his team out at Cross Green to mark his 200th league appearance for Otley and to celebrate his side put on a great performance against second-placed Rotherham Titans.

Once the game started it was punctuated by territorial kicking in an attempt to get an advantage, Sam Taylor nearly gathering the ball in the visitor’s half. However, Otley conceded a penalty just inside their 10 metre line, with Rotherham kicking for the corner. The Titans’ pack had three attempts to try and get over Otley’s line, before the ball was swung out to fly-half Will Milner who barged his way past a defender to score after six minutes.

Otley had much of the ball and were playing some positive rugby although it was being contained by the Rotherham defence. Rotherham went offside at a line-out on their 10 metre line, giving Joe Rowntree a kicking opportunity but