Beecroft’s golden season has come to a screeching halt after the Lions suffered their third loss in as many matches.

The Thornleigh-based side has slipped to third on the Kentwell Cup ladder after a 21-5 loss to last-placed Kings Old Boys.

Crofties are in a mid-season slump made worse by an exodus of players unavailable through either injury or other commitments.

“We always seem to struggle this time of year,” said coach Steve Broughton-Rouse.

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