Well-earned victory on the road for 1st XV
DONCASTER PHOENIX 17 SANDBACH RUFC 1ST XV 21
Sandbach’s recent losing run came to an end on Saturday, as a well-earned victory on the road, saw them move up to sixth in the table and leapfrog their opponents in the process (writes Paddy Davenport).
Having built a 14-point lead at the break, having had the advantage of the strong breeze behind their backs, Sandbach learnt their lesson from the previous week and managed the game much better. With a committed defensive shift against an always dangerous home attack, they held on, bringing the rewards for a good all-round team display.
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