Senior Match Reports (149)
Chiefs & Wanderers
AFTER trailing to a Nicky Dunne try after a couple of minutes play the Chiefs closed the score with a Steve Tomlinson penalty in a competitive first half at Roborough.
Argaum presented Tommy Cooper with a win, before the club stalwart and player for 22 years, hangs up his boots and moves out of the area.
IN THIS derby match at the lower reaches of Devon Two, Argaum missed an early penalty, but still had an eight-point lead by the break.
BUCKFASTLEIGH used the conditions well to build a 36-0 half-time lead, although Argaum felt they should have had a penalty try shortly before the break.
The Wizards romped to a 17-point half-time lead, but were hit by quick ball from their rivals after the break as Tigers fought back and claimed a deserved victory.
St Columba are through to the final of the RNEC Cup and a date with Saltash at The Rectory next month after grinding down Argaum in their semi-final.
The Chiefs' scrummaging found the better of visitors North Tawton, who waited until the close of the first half to offer any kind of resistance.
The trophy cabinet at Moorlands Lane will today be filled with spoils from the RNEC and Pedrick Cups as Saltash first and second teams head back across the Tamar. Ashes' second-string overawed Argaum Wanderers with a 45-5 scoreline which included a hat-trick for centre Matt Simmonds.