Regional final defeat for Harpenden

Harpenden lost to Sevenoaks in the regional final

Harpenden lost to Sevenoaks in the regional final

First published in Sport

Harpenden Under-17s lost 22-10 to Sevenoaks in the regional final of the National Cup at Medway RFC.

After an initial breakthrough from Sevenoaks Harps upped their game and Fraser Peglar scored a converted try. Before long Sevenoaks scored from a penalty yet, despite that setback, Tim Bitirim succeeded with another kick to bring Harpenden back into contention.

Sevenoaks found themselves going into the final minutes of the match with a seven-point advantage.

Harpenden were denied a scoring opportunity after the referee brought play to a halt after mistakenly thinking a player was injured.

Sevenoaks sealed the win when they scored a late try against the run of play.

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