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AS IT HAPPENED - Basingstoke RFC 21 East Grinstead 61
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- Score - Basingstoke 21 East Grinstead 61
- Four unconverted tries from James Keyworth, Max Turnwald, Jake Mills and Matt Walsh makes it 28-0 to the visitors inside 20 minutes.
- Guy Wilkinson converts his own try, but East Grinstead add another score from James Faaatuah for a half-time lead of 33-7.
- Four converted tries by Kyle Coulter, Walsh, Keyworth and Karl Gleave makes sure of the win.
- Stoke score from Gavin Dampies and a penalty try both converted by Ryan Trevaskis.
Video reaction to follow.
Stoke 21 East Grinstead 61
The result sends Stoke down, but the battled hard for the whole 80 minutes.
Stoke 21 EG 61 - Ryan Tresaskis (76 mins)
Stoke 19 EG 61 - penalty try (75 mins)
From a maul after a scrum Stoke are awarded a penalty try.
Stoke 14 EG 61 - Scott Meakin (66 mins)
Stoke 14 EG 59 - Karl Gleave (65 mins)
A long kick forward leads to the try.
Stoke 14 EG 54 - Scott Meakin (60 mins)
Stoke 14 EG 52 - James Keyworth (59mins)
Stoke 14 EG 47. - Ryan Tresaskis (57 mins)
Stoke 12 EG 47 - Gavin Dampies (57 mins)
A great solo try as Dampies breaks the last tackle to score.
Stoke's Matt Guilfoyle limbs off.
Stoke 7 EG 47 - Scoot Meakin (54 mins)
Stoke 7 EG 45 - Matt Walsh (53 mins)
Good pressure finally leads to Colin Dickson feeding Walsh to score.
Stoke 7 EG 40 - Scott Meakin (40 mins)
Stoke 7 EG 38 - Kyle Coulter (43 mins)
A nice lay off from Max Turnwald allows Coulter to go over.
Stoke kick off the last 40 minutes as they look to make a great comeback.
Stoke 7 EG 33
The excellent movement of the visiting side has been the difference between these sides so far. Stoke have battled away and it is not over until the final whistle.
Stoke 7 EG 33 - James Faaatuah (40 +2)
Goes in at the far corner and Meakin's conversion hits the posts.
Stoke 7 EG 28 - Guy Wilkinson (36 mins)
Stoke 5 EG 28 - Guy Wilkinson (35 mins)
Good run from Matt Gulifoyle sets up a scrum inside the 5 metre line and Wilkinson goes over.
East Grinstead break away and a try saving tackle from Tim Richards stops another certain score.
Stoke down to the 5 metre line and now have a scrum as the visitors stray offside.
Stoke 0 EG 28 - Scott Meakin (18 mins)
Stoke 0 EG 26 - Matt Walsh (17 mins)
Bonus point try and the try of the match so far as Walsh dances past the two Stoke players.
Stoke have a ball for a few minutes.
Stoke 0 EG 21 - Scott Meakin (10 mins)
Stoke 0 EG 19 - Jake Mills (9 mins)
Mills goes in on the far side and the writing is already on the wall for 'Stoke.
Stoke 0 EG 14 - Scott Meakin (7 mins)
Easy kick from in front of the posts.
Stoke 0 EG 12 - Max Turnwald (6 mins)
No one can stop the run from Turnwald.
Stoke 0 EG 7 - Scotf Meakin (6 min)
Stoke 0 EG 5 - James Keyworth (4 mins)
Good pressure leads to an early opening score.
Game underway East Grinstead kick-off.
Team news captain Freddie Gleadowe is back, while Rob Durham replaces Andy Hore.
The fair is in town and 'Stoke have had roller coaster season and need to win today to stand any chance of avoiding relegation. Fingers crossed.
Welcome to this afternoon's game at Down Grange between Basingstoke RFC And East Grinstead.
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