Gravesend hosted Sevenoaks on Sunday 13th November for a morning of rugby played in good spirit in front of a crowd enjoying late autumn sunshine.

Oaks began strongly and Osenton scored a well worked try out wide to take the scores to 5 - 0.

Gravesend responded and after a period of sustained forwards pressure, they breached the Sevenoaks' defence and drew level, at 5 all.

From the restart, Sevenoaks gathered the ball, the pack driving up field and then recycling to O'Donnell who chipped ahead audaciously, gathered his own kick and then sped over the try line under the posts to score a try he also converted to take the scores to 12 - 5.

After this score the rugby ebbed and flowed, but always entertained, with Gravesend spending the final five minutes of the half camped on the Sevenoaks' try line, with only tenacious defence keeping them at bay till the half time whistle.

After half time fresh legs came on for Sevenoaks and fairly quickly Wines burst through two tackles, dummied two defenders and off loaded to Hansen, running a fine support line, who dotted over to take the scores to 17 - 5.

Five minutes later a powerful run from Ridley, leaving defenders in his wake and showing his pace, resulted in the final try of the match, taking the score to 22 - 5.

Team: Stewart, Weekes, Sarkesian, Bram-De-Carvalho, O’Donnell, Bernicchi , Woolard, Northcroft, Martin, Marshall, Channon, Stone, Smith, Stephenson, Atkins, Hansen, Ridley, Osenton, Wines (Capt), Brown, Garrigan-Twyford


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