Lasswade pinned back

Howe of Fife 26, Lasswade 19

Lasswade were up against it even before kick-off as Forth Road Bridge chaos delayed the arrival of two of the programmed starting XV – and a third didn’t even get across the water.

With no personnel problems, Howe were first into their stride and had the visitors pinned in their 22 from the outset and, with barely five minutes gone, opened their account under the posts for an easy conversion.

Lasswade responded immediately and, from a lineout on half way, swung the ball wide, giving Smith the half gap needed to dash to the line for Wood’s conversion to even up the scores.

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