Gallant Mansfield RUFC beaten by Old Northamptonians

A cold, crisp day provided the setting for ians.

Memories of the emphatic beatinNs) earlier in the season were still clear in the minds of both the players and supporters.

Mansfield RUFC v Old Northamptionians.

Mansfield RUFC v Old Northamptionians.

After the loss on that day, you wouhat showed a much more competitive home side scarred by two lightning-fast tries in the first two minutes.

However, as the Mansfield team evidently tired, ONs showed why they are a team worthy of their placing in the league, scoring two more tries in the last 10 minutes to bring the final score to 45-18, perhaps not reflecting the contest on the field.