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Skegness Rugby Club entertained Keyworth in Midlands 5 action in their first home game of the season

Both sides started the day level on points, and ended that way following a 22-22 draw.

Skegness started the game camped in Keyworth’s 22 but couldn’t turn the dominance into points in the wet conditions.

Finally, Skegness got the points on the board when Hummel turned on the gas to crash over the try line, Cameron converting.

Keyworth began a maul which ended up with their number eight going over to score befoe the conversion levelled things up.

As the hosts were left arguing amongst themselves, the Keyworth fly half sailed through the Skegness defence like a hot knife through butter.

Another conversion saw the away side lead 14-7 at the interval.

Skegness started the second half on fire after some harsh half-time words by captain Brian.

After Keyworth conceded a penalty in their own 22, some quick thinking from Divilly saw a quick tap tee up Lucas, who placed the ball down over the try line before Cameron converted.

Straight from the restart Skegness looked hungry and Farnsworth and Brian teamed up with the latter putting Skegness 19-14 ahead.

Keyworth kicked themselves back into contention with a penalty, but almost immediately Skegnesswere awarded a penalty themselves, which Cameron calmly kicked over to make it 22-17.

However, wasted opportunities came back to haunt Skegness when a scuffed kick bounced kindly and allowed Keyworth in to level with a try.

SKEGNESS: Brian, Lucas, Gill, Lempard, Tasker (Preston), Parvin, Divilly, Matthews, Farnsworth, Mawer, Haigh (Frost), Hummel (Benson), De La Fontaine (Radford), Jenkins, Cameron (Chapman).