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RUGBY: Derby success gets Bassett on right track
12:09pm Thursday 26th September 2013 in Sport
WOOTTON Bassett bounced back from their heavy opening day defeat to beat their local rivals .
David Theodore-Hogg scored all the Bassett points with a converted try and four penalties, while Liam Spillane and Stuart Knight crossed for Old Boys, who had a chance to win it with a late penalty which narrowly missed the target.
Bassett chief Alan Low was pleased to see his players learn their lesson from the 66-5 defeat at High Wycombe, but insisted there is still plenty more work to do.
“It was a better performance than last week which was good, and we had a few guys who came up with good individual displays after we went into our shells a little against High Wycombe,” he said.
“We responded to that well and showed a good mentality, and we didn’t take a backwards step all day which is a big improvement from where we were the week before.
“The performance was still a little scrappy and we had four or five opportunities which we missed out on in the final few passes, but College showed some really spirit because they had a few guys in the bin.
“They showed a great spirit and a lot of credit has to go to them. They could have won the game in the last minute with a penalty but thankfully they missed.”
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