The general rating didn’t replicate the truth that each groups – who each claimed an advantage level – had equivalent quantities of ownership and each groups performed some superb attacking rugby on this Midlands three East South contest.
The variation at the day was once that Park took all their possibilities, ruthlessly making the most of home-team mistakes with man-of-the-match, fly part Brandon Lewsey, scoring a hat-trick of tries and kicking 13 issues to offer him a complete of 28 issues for the sport.
Lewsey was once aided through a very good efficiency from fullback Rob Jack, who scored two well-taken particular person tries, appearing nice tempo to shatter the house group’s defence.
Within the forwards, 2nd row Phil Doherty was once distinguished all through, profitable excellent lineout ball and competing strongly in all stages.
Rushden took an early 5-Zero lead prior to Lewsey started his scoring.
Originally, he kicked a penalty after which barged over for a check out which he transformed.
This was once adopted up through a sharply-taken interception check out, once more transformed, giving Park a 17-Five lead.
Jack then scored two superb tries, one transformed through Lewsey, with the house group scoring a check out of their very own to take the rating to 29-10 in Park’s favour.
Subsequent a mix-up in the house group midfield gave centre Alfie Daly a chance which he temporarily become an additional check out for Park, transformed through Lewsey.
An additional interception check out through Lewsey was once matched through the house group, who added two extra tries to make the overall rating 43-24 to Park to conclude an entertaining sport and a deserved victory for Park.
Park’s 2nd XV finished a complete 83-Zero victory over neighbours Luton RFC to care for their a hit season.
Former Stockwood Park Colts, lock ahead Connor Underwood and tight head prop ahead Sean Keegan, each made their debuts on Sunday for the East Midlands beneath 20s group.
They competed in opposition to Notts, Lincs and Derbys, within the Nationwide Beneath 20s County Championship, performed at Leighton Buzzard RFC.
The East Midlands received 24-Five with Keegan barging over for a check out on his debut.
President of the East Midlands RU, Nick Powley, commented: “Each gamers acquitted themselves nicely and made excellent contributions to the victory.”