Beecroft Rugby coach Steve Broughton-Rouse has welcomed his side’s one-point loss against St Patrick’s Old Boys as a “wake-up call”.

In their first loss of the year Crofties were beaten 24-23 but Broughton-Rouse said he couldn’t be happier with the result.

“It’s only round 5 and we needed a wake up call,” he said.

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