CAOLAN Ryan produced a perfect kicking display as Chinnor returned to winning ways in National League 1 with a 26-21 victory at Cinderford.

The fly half, back from three weeks out with a hand injury, slotted four penalties and two conversions as the

Thame-based side recovered from their defeat to Caldy.

Ryan and Cinderford’s Liam Hemming traded penalties early on.

Matt Lane burst through to put the hosts in front, but Chinnor made it 13-10 after Ryan kicked another penalty and Kieran Goss went over.

Hemming then slotted a penalty to level the scores.

Chinnor started the second period well and another Ryan penalty was followed by Dan George’s try to make it 23-13.

Matt Beesley was sin-binned and Ricky Cano went off injured, leading to Cinderford’s Sam Smith going over.

But Harry Hone was yellow-carded for the hosts and another Ryan penalty made it 26-18.

A Hemming penalty narrowed the gap with six minutes to go, but the visitors stood firm.

Tom Emery scored two tries as Henley Hawks beat Old Redcliffians 31-15 away in National League 2 South.

Henry Bird’s try and a Kieran Hill penalty, sandwiched by David Hyde’s score for the visitors, saw the hosts lead 8-5.

But Hawks went into the break 19-8 ahead when Emery and George Griffiths went over.

Connor Morrison’s try extended Henley’s lead, but Dom Sprague hit back for Old Reds.

Hawks made sure of victory when Emery crossed for his second and Roddy Giles kicked his third conversion of the match, to end a two-game winless run.