The 1st XV travelled to Derby to face West Bridgford, with a late change of venue resulting in the match taking place at the University of Derby’s artificial pitch.
Driffield got straight into the action with a penalty by Watts, followed by a Ben Dinsdale try converted by Watts, making it West Bridgford 0 – 10 Driffield after just 8 mins.
Five minutes later West Bridgford got their only points of the game with a penalty. West Bridgford 3 – 10 Driffield
It would take another 12 minutes of hard work before Driffield scored again, this time by Jack Sowersby converted by Watts. West Bridgford 3 – 17 Driffield
Watts kicked a penalty with three minutes to go in the half, and Jenkinson scored just before half time, again converted by Watts, West Bridgford 3 – 27 Driffield.
20 minutes of the second half had elapsed before Driffield were able to break the Bridgford defence with another try by Dinsdale, converted by Watts. West Bridgford 3 – 34 Driffield.
Almost ten minutes later, Blacker got the next, unconverted. West Bridgford 3 – 39 Driffield.
With ten minutes left, Bridgford’s defence weakened. Watts went in for the try, which he converted. West Bridgford 3 – 46 Driffield.
Five minutes later, Tom Brankley went in for a try, converted by Watts. West Bridgford 3 – 53 Driffield.
And with three minutes left, Adam Brankley went in for a try, converted by Watts. West Bridgford 3 – 60 Driffield.
The win sees Driffield up to 4th place, just a point ahead of Cleckheaton.