RUGBY UNION: Bourne beaten in opening league game after bad start
Bourne's first 15 minutes of the opening league encounter may well be the worst quarter of an hour all season.
They had enjoyed two wins from two warm-up games but there was no doubting both had been rusty performances and this vein of form continued.
Kicking to Stockwood Park to start the game, Bourne looked startled by the tempo at which their opponents carried the ball back and were immediately under pressure in defence.
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