Blackheath 46, Caldy 32

A SECOND-half try blitz from Blackheath saw them take the points against a resilient Caldy who led at half-time and can feel disappointed not to come away with more than a single bonus point from their trip to the Capital.

Caldy came out of the blocks in the first half with winger Nick Royle scoring the first of Caldy's tries in the opening minutes.

Blackheath found it hard to break down the strong Caldy backline with their opening scores coming from two penalties.

The game broke into life as a contest when Caldy's Nyle Davidson scored the visitors second try after 21 minutes and from that moment on the promotion chasing hosts got themselves into gear with two converted tries of their own.

On the stroke of half-time Nick Royle slid in for his second try of the afternoon and, with a Ben Jones conversation, gave the Ravers the lead at half-time.

The second half started as the first ended with Blackheath taking the lead through a Jake Lloyd try and Ben Jones kept Caldy in the game with a penalty.

It was at this stage in the game that Blackheath hit top gear scoring three tries in a 17-minute spell with Lloyd completing his hat-trick on 50 minutes closely followed by Catt and Bate.

Caldy didn't have a response and the game was over as a contest with just less than a quarter of an hour to play.

With a bonus point up for grabs for a fourth try Caldy kept pushing and were rewarded with four minutes to play through Jack Collester.

Despite their best efforts Caldy couldn't score again meaning the scoreline flattered the hosts.

The confidence seems to have returned to the side just in time as they now sit one place and seven points clear of the relegation zone and will travel to another promotion chasing side in Ampthill next week in a fixture rearranged from a fortnight ago.