Stevenage finish season with win over St Albans

PUBLISHED: 09:21 11 April 2017 | UPDATED: 09:21 11 April 2017

Gareth Lewis with the ball.
 Picture: Melissa Page.

Gareth Lewis with the ball. Picture: Melissa Page.

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The final round of London Three North West matches took place at the weekend with Stevenage Town closing their campaign with a 50-32 win over St Albans.

The game was played in hot conditions and on a hard pitch, which encouraged open, running rugby.

That, combined with the fact that there was a general reluctance on either side to put in many meaningful tackles, meant that the crowd was treated to a try fest with eight to Stevenage and six to St Albans.

The tries came at regular intervals and the theme for the day was one of poor tackling leading to tries being scored that really should have been stopped.

St Albans were also undone late on when they were reduced to 12 players after the referee brandished three yellow cards in quick succession.

Ian Crompton scored a brace of tries for Stevenage with the others coming from Sean Penny, Dane Edge, Gareth Lewis, Joseph Thomas, Heiko van Zwieten and Liam Halpenny.

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