Drop looks likely

Bugbrooke 28 Biggleswade 8 Midlands Four East (South) This loss means Biggleswade are staring relegation in the face. With just two games left they need wins of gigantic proportions to stay up. As one of the two matches is against high-flying Vauxhall Mot

Bugbrooke 28 Biggleswade 8

Midlands Four East (South)

This loss means Biggleswade are staring relegation in the face.

With just two games left they need wins of gigantic proportions to stay up. As one of the two matches is against high-flying Vauxhall Motors that is a tall order.

Three tries in the first quarter meant that Biggleswade were always playing catch-up rugby from too far behind.

Bugbrooke were just too strong in the forwards and backs especially when they had the assistance of the considerable slope.

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Biggleswade went into this match without three of their regular players, Russell German and Steve Cocozza both working in America and James Buttigieg unavailable due to work commitments.

Bugbrooke started strongly and within 15 minutes had three tries on the board.

But Biggleswade dug deep, weathered the storm and played much better for the next hour. Conceding another try in the corner on the brink of half-time they turned round 23-0 down.

Biggleswade played much better after the break and won the second half.

After sustained pressure Mark Rastrick slotted home a dropped goal.

Then Sam Brocklesby hacked through a loose ball and won the race for the touchdown.

Bugbrooke replied with a solitary try again wide out despite a last ditch tackle by Simon Cooper.