Rugby: Skegness 2nd XV 31, Lincoln 3rd XV 26

Skegness took an early lead in this gripping encounter after strong and direct forward play.

After an entertaining first half which saw Lincoln battle back well, the sides went in all square at 14-all.

Skegness established an early lead in the second half, and deservedly so.

The game moved into an exciting finale but the hard work and powerful scrummaging of Skegness led by Tim Farnsworth, Richard Linnell, Danny Gill, Andy Hill and Ant Spiers helped Skegness to stay controlled under pressure, turning out victors by 31-26.