Thursday’s live fixture game from Gateshead, as the Thunder survived a remarkable second half fightback from Sheffield to prevail 41-36.
Two tries came from Stuart Sanderson, while 16 points came from Michael Knowles.
Friday saw Widnes host Batley, and the Vikings recorded a comfortable win, scoring 40 points to the Bulldogs’ 18, with young full-back Scott Yates scoring 16 points.
Halifax continued their strong start to the season with a 44-12 despatch of Doncaster. Rob Worrincy and Lee Patterson both bagged braces.
Featherstone defeated Whitehaven 44-16 away from home. Joe McLockin and Matty Dale scored two tries apiece.
In the only Championship One game of the weekend, Dewsbury notched a 36-12 win at Oldham. Tries came from Epati, Bostock, Wildey, Finn, Emmett and Smith.