Early pressure came from Hove who kicked but retained possession. Hove sent wave after wave of attack at Henley but the Hawks defence was solid, keeping Hove outside the 22. Increased pressure from Henley coupled with wet conditions saw numerous knock-ons and an attacking scrum to Henley.
The NatWest Six Nations kicks off this Saturday with Wales vs Scotland at 2.15pm, followed by France vs Ireland at 4.45pm. Both games will be shown live in Corner 81.
On Sunday, we have a fantastic Double Header with the in-form Hawks Women hosting Thurrock at 1.00pm, followed by England's first game of the SIx Nations against Italy in Rome at 3.00 which will also be shown live in Corner 81.
The Hawks return to Dry Leas after a convincing 42-12 victory away at Broadstreet last Saturday. The visitors tomorrow, Old Redcliffiians are another team which earned promotion into Division 2 (South) last season and, like Broadstreet, have also found victories hard to come by, only recording three out of their nineteen games to date.