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Match Report for

Albany Knickerbockers (1st) vs. Portland (1st)
16 September 2017

Location: Dick Green Field, Albany, NY

SCORE
Albany Knickerbockers: 19    Portland: 43


A physical and well contested match on a hot and humid day. Albany opened the scoring after just 3 minutes, taking a quick tap from a high tackle penalty at the 22 and catching Portland napping to score between the posts. Portland responded 3 minutes later to tie the match, and some good open play and an even contest ended with a 21-14 lead to Portland at the half.

In the second half the more experienced Portland side started to take control, scoring 4 tries to Albany's 1 to end up deserved 43 -19 winners.

Portland 7 tries and 4 conversions - 43 Albany 3 tries and 2 conversions - 19


Referee: Philip Griffiths