Westcombe Park 14 - Sevenoaks 23
For the second time in a season the two teams were drawn together in a cup match. In the previous encounter (Kent Met Cup Semi-final) Oaks, having been behind for most of the game, sealed the win with a last minute try to tie the game at 19-19 with the conversion from the touchline confirming victory at 19-21.
This time round Westcombe Park came out of the blocks on fire, eager to make up for the loss earlier in the season. The pressure paid off and Park took the lead 7-0. Oaks came back after a long period of phase play and great work by the forwards, Foster crashing over from a driving maul to make it 7-5.
From the restart Oaks gained possession, retained and recycled the ball to great effect. A clever chip through from O'Donnell saw inside centre Wines gather and sprint through to touch down out wide to bring the score to 7-10. Oaks again applied the pressure from the restart and earnt themselves a kickable penalty which O'Donnell slotted over to make it 7-13
Park again came back with a converted try of their own to bring the score to 14-13.
Oaks enjoyed sustained possession and territory for several phases, resulting in a scrum 10 metres out. A clever back row move by Hansen saw him crash over to edge Oaks' lead to 14-18.
From the restart Oaks defended solidly, through great work from the forwards, won the turnover and attacked with zeal. The best backs move of the day was finished by Sarkesian who crossed the line for the final score of the day, making it 14-23 at full time.