Bedford brought down to earth by Oakham as Wellington defeat Millfield in Daily Mail Schools Trophy
Oakham have shaken up the Daily Mail Schools Trophy by inflicting a first defeat in nearly two years on high-flying Bedford.
Bedford, who were last defeated in November 2014 by Warwick, outscored Oakham by two tries to one but the second-half goal kicking of Joe Lewis proved decisive in a 13-12 win.
Lewis kicked two penalty goals to go alongside a first-half conversion of a try by prop Alfie Dawson.
Bedford's outstanding unbeaten run earned them third place in the Trophy last season behind champions Wellington.
For Oakham, who had not beaten Bedford since 2007, the narrow away win continued... read more
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