VIDEO: Hogg hails his side despite opening day defeat

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Bury St Edmunds director of rugby Gavin Hogg paid tribute to his side despite suffering a 41-22 opening day defeat to visiting Bishop’s Stortford.

In front a large and passionate Haberden crowd, Bury, plying for the first time at National League Division Two South level, gave a promising display against last season’s beaten playoff finalists, leading 22-21 at one stage before the visitors pedigree finally shone through in the later stages.

LEFT PROUD: Gavin Hogg hailed his Bury St Edmunds players despite suffering a 41-22 opening day defeat to Bishop's Stortford

LEFT PROUD: Gavin Hogg hailed his Bury St Edmunds players despite suffering a 41-22 opening day defeat to Bishop's Stortford

But despite the defeat, Hogg hailed his side’s effort and spoke of his desire to respond and clinch a first win in the coming weeks.