VIDEO: Hogg confident of bouncing back after losing top spot

Bury St Edmunds Director of Rugby was left to concede his side were second best as they lost their grip on the top of the table following a 18-7 defeat to East Grinstead.

The hosts were aiming to head into a scheduled break by extending their advantage as league leaders with an eighth successive win but it was not to be as a physically dominant Grinstead powered their way to victory to improve their own title challenge.

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And while Hogg was left disappointed he is confident his side will respond when they return to action away at Chichester on December 6th, while also paying tribute to fly half Tanimo Samoa in what was his final game for the club.