Cup rugby in difficult conditions rarely produces flowing attacking rugby and two fairly evenly matched packs slugged away
at each other throughout the game - but Keys were superior in controlling possession and pinned their opponents in their own territory for long periods.
Two of the sides expected to challenge the traditionally dominant teams for the title this season slugged away
at each other for 90 minutes of a breathless game but had to settle for a point each.
No-one batted an eyelid whether he was at the Majors or not for two long decades as he slugged away
While Woods suggested afterwards he was not content with his performance, most observers felt differently as both men slugged away
and the pace did not slacken before the final bell.
The father said: "He didn't even drink with his mates, just slugged away
at home on his own, acting as if he could handle the situation.
But Cambridgeshire skipper Ajaz Akhtar slugged away
to finish with five for 57, and veteran slow left-armer Tim Smith bowled 33.2 overs for figures of two for 40.
He was the reason 1000 fans followed him along, watching as he slugged away
with what ever strength a 72-year-old has left.