Rugby: 10-try super show as Houghton kick off season in style

Houghton began their Durham/Northumberland Division Three season with a resounding 68-7 derby win over Chester-le-Street on Saturday.

Monday, 18th September 2017, 12:00 pm
Updated Sunday, 17th September 2017, 22:10 pm
Houghton RFC (black) attack against Chester-le-Street at Dairy Lane on Saturday

Mark Douglass and Marc Willey both grabbed a hat-trick of tries for the rampant Dairy Lane men, who finished with 10 tries.

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Graeme Bennett, Turton, Allan Widdowfield and Daniel Bearn also touched down, with Bearn adding nine conversions.

Houghton’s next match is at West Hartlepool TDSOB this coming Saturday.