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RUGBY UNION: The numbers game
Oxford Harlequins ground out an ugly victory in the battle of the basement boys. Here is the numbers' game. See Tuesday’s paper for full report.
National 3 South West
Oxford Harlequins 22, Maidenhead 10
Oxford Harlequins player ratings
15. Will Hilton 7 (kicked well in tricky conditions).
14. JJ Baird 6 (solid enough).
13. Harry Whittington 6 (played his part).
12. Alan Johnstone 6 (some decent defence).
11. Huw Jones 6 (had the odd moment).
10. Guillame Bourda 6 (lacked fluency).
9. Jack Cosins 6 (made to work hard).
1. Simon Chadbone 6 (kept battling).
3. Matt Edney 6 (got stuck in).
2. Jon Direen 6 (battling effort).
4. Luke Brown 7 (good lineout work).
5. Mike Forde 6 (shrugged off injury).
6. Ramen Farahani 6 (worked hard).
7. Seisoni Tupou 7 (STAR MAN, carried well in the mud).
8. Ollie Rees 6 (prepared to scrap).
20. Pete Boulton 6 (added power).
17. Pita Halatokoua 6 (little chance to shine) 19. Sam Bennett 7 (promising debut).
Referee: Dan Parrott (Gloucestershire) – 6 (not an easy game to police) Entertainment rating: 3.
Highlight: Will Hilton’s place-kicking.
Lowlight: The number of handling errors.
Form guide: This looked like a bottom-of-the-table clash.
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