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Sat 9 Feb 14:15 - Midlands Division - Midlands 1 East Full time

Match Report: Paviors RFC 29 - 14 Towcestrians

Tows rue missed opportunity against League leaders

Towcestrians travelled to league leaders Paviors in Nottingham, this past Saturday with huge confidence after six consecutive bonus point wins and playing their best rugby of the season, but failed to take advantage of the opportunity with a disappointing performance.

Tows started slowly after the long journey against a strong Paviors outfit and were punished by two quick tries, then as they established a foothold in the game failed to convert their own opportunities with handling errors, eventually Craig Holton going over for Tows, James Falvey adding the extras to bring the score to 12 - 7, Paviors kicking a penalty on half-time to extend the lead to 15 -7.

An early second half converted try from the hosts slick backs gave them breathing space but with Tows in the driving seat at scrum time they mounted a sustained assault on the Paviors line, but to their credit the home side kept Tows out and then after Tows winger Sam Aitchison was sin binned Paviors secured the win, turning over Tows possession from a man and ball tackle to collect and run in under the posts, Tows continued right to the end though, James Falvey converting his own try, Tows coming up short of a losing bonus point to leave a disappointed dressing room.

After the game Tows Captain, Zac Osborne, commented "really frustrating to perform like that after such good run of results, we were flat in our preparation and that showed on the pitch early on, we were second best in a lot of areas today, and against a clinical side in Paviors we were punished, we're all looking forward to putting it right at home next week"

Tows take on Peterborough on Saturday in front of what will surely be an enthusiastic Vice Presidents day crowd.

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Key moments

Try Try for Paviors
Try Try for Paviors
Conversion Conversion for Paviors
Try Craig Holton scores for Towcestrians
Conversion James Falvey kicks a conversion for Towcestrians
Penalty Penalty kicked for Paviors
Try Try for Paviors
Conversion Conversion for Paviors
Try Try for Paviors
Conversion Conversion for Paviors
Try James Falvey scores for Towcestrians
Conversion James Falvey kicks a conversion for Towcestrians


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76:00 Conversion 29 - 14
James Falvey kicks a conversion for Towcestrians
75:00 Try 29 - 12
James Falvey scores for Towcestrians
70:00 Sub On
Jordan Brew is substituted on for Towcestrians
70:00 Sub Off
Harry Knibbs is substituted off for Towcestrians
60:00 Sub Off
Callum Jones is substituted off for Towcestrians
60:00 Sub On
Tom Threlfall is substituted on for Towcestrians
57:00 Conversion 29 - 7
Conversion for Paviors
56:00 Try 27 - 7
Try for Paviors
55:00 Yellow Card
Sam Aitchison is yellow carded for Towcestrians
46:00 Conversion 22 - 7
Conversion for Paviors
45:00 Try 20 - 7
Try for Paviors
40:00 Sub On
Sam Aitchison is substituted on for Towcestrians
40:00 Sub Off
Matt Chalcraft is substituted off for Towcestrians
End of period 1
40:00 Penalty 15 - 7
Penalty kicked for Paviors
21:00 Conversion 12 - 7
James Falvey kicks a conversion for Towcestrians
20:00 Try 12 - 5
Craig Holton scores for Towcestrians
11:00 Conversion 12 - 0
Conversion for Paviors
10:00 Try 10 - 0
Try for Paviors
5:00 Try 5 - 0
Try for Paviors
Start of the game
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As it happened

  • Paviors
  • Towcestrians
  • 0
  • Try 5:00'
  • Try 10:00'
  • Conversion 11:00'
  • Craig Holton Try 20:00'
  • James Falvey Conversion 21:00'
  • Penalty 40:00'
  • Sam Aitchison Sub On 40:00'
  • Matt Chalcraft Sub Off 40:00'
  • Try 45:00'
  • Conversion 46:00'
  • Sam Aitchison Yellow Card 55:00'
  • Try 56:00'
  • Conversion 57:00'
  • Tom Threlfall Sub On 60:00'
  • Callum Jones Sub Off 60:00'
  • Jordan Brew Sub On 70:00'
  • Harry Knibbs Sub Off 70:00'
  • James Falvey Try 75:00'
  • James Falvey Conversion 76:00'

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League table

# Team Pl Pts
1. Paviors 20 88
2. Kettering 19 84
3. Peterborough 20 69
4. Oundle 20 68
5. Oadby Wyggestonians 20 65
6. Towcestrians 20 63
7. Lutterworth 20 62

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