May 29, 2023 8.00 am This story is over 10 months old

Rugby Report: Gainsborough win NLD Plate for second successive year

Stamford finished as runners-up in the NLD Shield

Scrum-half Kieron Smythe crossed for a hat-trick of tries as Gainsborough won the NLD Plate for the second successive year with a 50-29 victory against Mansfield.

Gainsborough finished their league campaign in sixth position in Counties 2 Midlands East (North) and knew it would be tough against newly-promoted Mansfield, but after a blistering start they romped home to victory.

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