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Police and Teachers made winning returns to league action on Saturday.

A late penalty goal from Colin McGowan gave Teachers a narrow 20-19 win over Mariners.

Rob Forbes, Richard Boyd, and Mikel Dill scored tries for Teachers, with Andrew Barnes, Rory Dublin and David Tuppen crossing for Mariners.

Renegades came within inches of getting a result against Police, in a game that they trailed 25-7 at half-time.

Jamie Baum scored two tries on debut for the defending champions, and Tom Healy also crossed twice in their 32-26 loss.

Adam Richards scored two tries for Police, and there were further scores for Ben Green, Ryan Murray, and Darren Richardson.

Forward battle: Peter Kiernan, the Police prop, is pushed out of bounds by Jahan Cedenio (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)
Hard yards: Darren Richardson, the Police flanker, makes his way through the Renegades defence

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Published November 23, 2015 at 8:00 am (Updated November 23, 2015 at 12:56 am)

Police hold on to beat Renegades

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