A frustrating afternoon despite victory in Vase

SANDBACH 25 NORTHWICH 11
(Cheshire Vase)
Despite advancing to the semi-finals of the Cheshire Vase, it was something of a frustrating afternoon for the Sandbach team, who didn’t quite have the cohesion to put a spirited Northwich side away. 
Even though they dominated up front and especially in the scrummage, they never really came to terms with some of the critical decisions of referee Ben Moore. They were however also guilty of slackness themselves at times. It was therefore ironic that having largely controlled the game, they suddenly found themselves 10- 11 behind, with 20 minutes to play and just 12 players on the pitch. 

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