Thalaivas was way behind in the first half but put on a fighting come back in the second half only to finish 5 points behind UP Yodhha. Tamil Thalaivas dream of the second straight win was halted by UP Yoddha in a thrilling encounter which the visitors won 37-32. At the end of the first half, it was all the way for UP Yoddha with the team leading 18-4.
In the second half, Tamil Thalaivas showed their might picking points at will and reduced the gap to mere two points with the match entering the last minutes. But UP Yoddha held their nerves and with 5 extra points took the full points from the game.
The two teams were all out twice in the game. In the raiding points, Tamil Thalaivas led the UP Yoddha 23-18 whereas in tackle points the UP Yoddha had a 10-5 advantage.