CHINNOR made it nine games unbeaten with a 42-27 win over Old Redcliffians at home.

The hosts scored two tries in the first five minutes of the National League 2 South fixture.

Kieran Goss crossed, before Alex Bradley went over. Greg Goodfellow converted both tries to make it 14-0.

Old Reds replied through Sam Hewick’s score, before Chinnor’s Ben Manning was sin-binned.

Scott Parsons crossed for an unconverted try to reduce the deficit.

Chinnor earned a penalty try to make it 21-10, but Old Reds hit back with Henry Bird going over on the stroke of half-time.

After the restart, the hosts raced into a 35-15 lead, when Tom Price and Henry Lamont crossed. Goodfellow converted the first, but was injured in the build-up to the second try, so Oscar Heath took over the kicking duties.

Hewick dotted down again for Old Reds, but Chinnor’s Luke Hibberd went over soon after. Heath converted to make it 42-22.

The visitors crossed again through Ethan Doyle, while the hosts had Jack Gilding sent off for a punch late on, but they had done enough.

Henley Hawks lost 42-22 at home to Redruth.

Despite Joel Matavesi’s try for the visitors, converted by Ashley Hocking, the hosts led 12-7.

Marcus Lowe and Dave Hyde crossed, George Jackson converting once.

Redruth, though, would lead 20-15 at the break, thanks to Ben Priddey’s try, Hosking converting, as well as kicking two penalties.

Jackson also slotted over a penalty for Hawks.

The visitors went on to dominate, Matthew Bowden and Alex Cant going over, Hosking converting once.

Alan Awcock crossed for Hawks, Jackson adding the extras.

But Redruth finished well, Hosking kicking a penalty, before converting Richard Brown’s late try.