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Result: Hereford RFC 23 pts Stoke 15
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- Hereford win 23-15 against Stoke at Wyeside.
Hereford RFC coach Mark Harris speaks to his players at the end of the match. http://t.co/gpepXign— @HTnewsroom 22 September 2012
Stoke miss a shot at goal with the last kick of the match.
The final whistle goes....
Stoke score their second try of the match with Steve Talbot gathering a bouncing ball to cross wide on the left.
Sam Christmas slots it.
Hereford lead 23-15.
Ben Hillstead has just been shown a yellow card.
Seconds remain at Wyeside.
Hereford have played very well in the second half and the shock of falling behind has spurred them into action.
Two quick-fire tries in the second half has given Hereford the plaudits.
Charlie Lougman slots over a conversion for Hereford RFc against Stoke. http://t.co/OiVpGjfP— @HTnewsroom 22 September 2012
Jake Smithers scored Hereford's second try with 8 minutes to go and Loughman slots the extras.
Hereford now lead 23-8 and suddenly the self belief has returned to Wyeside.
Richard Mayson goes under the posts for Hereford Rugby Club. http://t.co/ZhLWUKBs— @HTnewsroom 22 September 2012
There is another try for Hereford and that was another quick break.
Richard Mayson bursts through for Hereford after a line out and does a swallow dive under the posts.
Loughman slots over the simple conversion and Hereford have opened up a 16-8 advantage.
14 minutes to go.
Loughman's third penalty of the afternoon puts Hereford back into the lead.
Hereford lead 9-8 and we have had 60 minutes.
That was a shock for Hereford.
Stoke broke down the right and then the kick inside bounced favourably for the visitors.
Stoke had three players in pursuit and the ball bounced into the arms of the try scorer.
The visitors missed the conversion but now lead 8-6 at Wyeside.
Stoke have taken the lead with the first try of the game in the 54th minute.
Sam Christmas slots over the penalty for Stoke.
Hereford lead 6-3.
Stoke are awarded a penalty in front of the posts.
Nine minutes have gone in the second half and Stoke almost break through but fine tackling from Hereford keep them out.
Almost a try in the first 30 seconds of the second half for the hosts.
They create a good opening on the right but Brad Talbot drops the ball and that's a chance missed.
Jamie Bullock shouts at his team as the second half begins.
The half time whistle goes to end the first half.
Hereford lead 6-0 and will be fairly happy.
They have showed glimpses of running rugby but we want to see more.
We are into first-half stoppage time and it has been a very scrappy affair so far.
Hereford have shaded things but not by much.
Jamie Bullock wins a line out for Hereford.
Jamie Bullock wins a line out for Hereford RFC this afternoon. http://t.co/aBAQ4waS— @HTnewsroom 22 September 2012
It has been a scrappy match so far with errors from both teams.
Seven minutes to half-time.
Hereford are down to 14 men after Number 8 Brad Talbot is sent to the sin bin.
Stoke are on the attack.
Scene at Hereford Rugby Club this afternoon v Stoke. Hereford are in the red jerseys. http://t.co/dz7730kK— @HTnewsroom 22 September 2012
Another kick able penalty for Hereford inside the Stoke 22 and it's in front of the posts.
Loughman slots it over and Hereford lead 6-0 and we have had 27 minutes.
We have played 22 minutes and Hereford still lead 3-0.
There has been a lot of huff and puff from both sides but the crowd has gone quiet.
Stoke have missed a shot at goal and have Jordan Grimshaw in the sin-bin.
Hereford lead 3-0 at Wyeside through a sixth minute penalty from Charlie Loughman.