Demolition derby is whitewash for Penicuik

Dalkeith v Penicuik rugby

Dalkeith v Penicuik rugby

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Dalkeith 85, Penicuik 0

Dalkeith RFC welcomed old rivals Penicuik to King’s Park for the first league game of the 2011/12 East League 2 season and began things in some style with an 85-0 whitewash, scoring 13 tries in the process.

Penicuik fielded an very much depleted team as a result of injury and unavailability, and a team of many gnarled vets was clearly struggling to contain Dalkeith’s speedy backs from the off.

The visitors would find themselves 14-0 down after only five minutes, with Clugston and Thomson using their pace to dance through the opposition and over under the posts.

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