Raiders pick up bonus-point win at Barnes

Alex Wilcockson
Alex Wilcockson

ALEX NIELSEN touched down a hat-trick in Worthing Raiders Rugby Club’s 35-27 win away to Barnes in National 2 South this afternoon.

Raiders led 20-14 at half-time after two tries from Nielsen and one from Sean O’Hagan, who also kicked a conversion and penalty.

O’Hagan kicked another penalty to make it 23-14 but Barnes hit back to cut the deficit to 23-22 with an unconverted try and penalty.

Kieran Leeming went over for Worthing’s fourth try and Nielsen then touched down his third, which was converted as Raiders moved 35-22 ahead.

Barnes then went over for an unconverted try to make the score 35-27 and that was the way things stayed.

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