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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Beecroft Rugby Club is pleased to announce this weeks team selections for the round against Kings Old Boys


The previous week’s bruising encounter between Beecroft and Drummoyne, played in atrociously wet conditions, appears to have been at a cost to both sides as they went down to Knox and Kings Old Boys respectively.

With no less than five of last week’s starting line-up unavailable, the selectors at Beecroft went for youth against third-positioned Knox, promoting three colts to the first grade forward pack.

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