NORTH Petherton 2nd XI had a contrasting start to 2013 after they fell to a 20-7 defeat at Castle Cary.

The result leaves them in fifth place ahead of a clash at home to top-of-the-table St Bernadette’s Old Boys.

Also in Somerset 1, Bridgwater & Albion 2nd XI lost 22-12 to Yatton to leave themselves second bottom of the table. They are at home to Castle Cary this Saturday.

Bridgwater & Albion 3rds suffered a 49-0 loss at Taunton 3rds on Saturday. They now sit fourth bottom in Division 2 S ahead of a home fixture against Tor this weekend. Kick-off is 2.30pm.