Langholm in no hurry

Langholm 21

Linlithgow 9


Langholm deserved this win, but took a long time to get the better of things, writes John Smith.

Linlithgow centre Matt Dixon opened with a 15th-minute penalty before Langholm took the lead – when flanker Scott Howatson was sent to the sin-bin – as scrum-half David Irving was fed on to number eight Stuart Graham who crashed over to score.

Linlithgow regained the lead with another penalty.

Into the second half, Cubbon split the uprights to put Langholm in front, but Dixon added a similar effort for the visitors.

Cubbon notched another two three-pointers and it was 14-9 going into the last quarter.

Then Stephen Devlin charged between the posts to touch down and Cubbon added the conversion points to wrap things up.

Langholm: C. Jardine, R. Mackay, A. Cavers, N. Cubbon, T. Pringle, K. Davidson, D. Irving; S. Devlin, E. MacLean, C. Little, A. Tyler, C. Hislop, S. Howatson, S. Nicol, S. Graham. Subs: G. Brannan, J. Pool, L. Miller.