Raiders lose at Coventry

Raiders' Kiba Richards
Raiders' Kiba Richards

WORTHING Raiders Rugby Club suffered a heavy 47-7 defeat at Coventry in National 1 this afternoon.

The hosts led 12-0 before Raiders got a converted try back through Ben Loosmore after good work at a driving maul.

Coventry had moved 19-7 ahead by half-time and then ran in four more tries in the second half.

Raiders remain fifth from bottom despite the defeat.

Other results: Hull Ionians 12-36 Blackheath; Tynedale 26-31 Doncaster Knights; Esher 24-21 Loughborough Students; Richmond 17-8 Old Albanian; Rosslyn Park 16-7 Fylde; Cinderford v Wharfedale, pp; Henley v Blaydon, pp.