Rugby: Thurrock pay the penalty against Cornish

Thurrock Rugby

London Cornish 33 v 26 Thurrock

THURROCK suffered their second consecutive defeat on the road in what become a very frustrating afternoon with an unprecedented penalty count against the visitors which was the difference between the two teams. A minutes silence for the passing of club stalwart Martin Fahey preceded the kick off

The home side started the better and used their catch and drive to great effect as they scored both of their first half. Tries came from the same play ]with al conversion and a penalty

Sam Stanley and Dritan Loka went over for (Thurrock Stanley adding a conversion for ato trail 15-12 at the break.

An early home penalty stretched the lead and the home team added a thirds try from a another catch and drive before Henry Bird added a try to reduce the deficit before a break away try increased the home time lead before Dan Stone pulled it back with another converted try both by Stanley the deficit now just one converted try and Thurrock threw everything at them in the last 5 minutes but could not find the break through

This week Thurrock are home to Chobham kick off is 3pm

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