Petersfield Rugby Club’s under-18 Colts slipped to a narrow 21-20 defeat against Gosport & Fareham in Hampshire Division Two (South) Colts.

The visitors broke through Field’s defence on 16 minutes and took the lead with a converted try.

Consistent pressure from Petersfield forced a penalty, and Spencer kicked the three points.

Chinnock scored Petersfield’s first try and Spencer added the conversion to put Field 10-7 up.

Gosport & Fareham scored a converted try just before the break to lead 14-10 at half-time.

Guthrie scored Field’s second try six minutes into the second half, and Spencer added the conversion to put Field 17-14 up.

Gosport & Fareham returned the favour a few minutes later with their own converted try to lead 21-17. Spencer kicked a penalty to make it 21-20, but the visitors held on for the win.