Match Preview Hawks vs. Barnes 2nd October 2016

Henley Hawks meet Barnes, away, after a gap of three seasons. They have a 100% record in league matches with the Thameside team. This is the third game out of four the Hawks have had against teams that have as yet to win a game since that start of the season.
However, Barnes have earnedthree bonus points , two for narrow defeats at the hands of Bishops Stortford (home) 13-20 , and Worthing (away) 17-20, plus one scoring four tries at home to the leaders Taunton Titans. This was their best result to date, for although they lost 27-35 they shook the league leaders when they led by ten, scoring two tries in the first quarter of the game.