Championships Team of the Week – July 7th

Premier Sports Performance of the Week – Barrow Raiders

Barrow Raiders climbed off the bottom of the Kingstone Press Championship with a tense 26-24 victory at York in a match shown live on Premier Sports.

Kurt Haggerty‘s successful penalty snatched the points with the last kick of the game.

Barrow coach Darren Holt said: “It was the perfect way to answer the critics and luckily it was on TV as well, so every Barrow supporter will have seen that and they will have enjoyed a really close game.

“Not many teams have come to York this year and won.”

Premier Sports Try of the Week – Callum Phillips (Workington Town)

In-form Workington playmaker Callum Phillips finished off a flowing Town move for a crucial try in their 22-6 win over Dewsbury Rams.

Town were just six points ahead going into half-time when they broke from deep inside their own half.

Joint coach Gary Charlton said: “From our own 20, Adam Lawton fed Andy Morris to get away on the outside.

“He drew the full-back and offloaded to Lawton who was backing up. We he was caught he passed to Phillips who raced in beside the posts.”

Premier Sports Championship Team of the Week

1 Miles Greenwood (Batley Bulldogs)

2 Stuart Kain (Hunslet Hawks)

3 Menzie Yere (Sheffield Eagles)

4 Greg Worthington (Featherstone Rovers)

5 Paddy Flynn (Workington Town)

6 Peter Lupton (Workington Town)

7 Anthony Thackeray (Halifax)

8 Scott Law (Keighley Cougars)

9 Bob Beswick (Leigh Centurions)

10 Sean Hesketh (Keighley Cougars)

11 Liam Harrison (Barrow Raiders)

12 Simon Finnigan (Leigh Centurions)

13 Craig Ashall (Halifax)

Premier Sports Championship One Team of the Week

1 James Anthony (London Skolars)

2 Smokie Junor (London Skolars)

3 Pat Evans (Gloucestershire All Golds)

4 BJ Swindells (Hemel Stags)

5 Dale Bloomfield (Oldham)

6 Chad Sharp (Hemel Stags)

7 Jy-mel Coleman (Hemel Stags)

8 Phil Joy (Oldham)

9 Steve Parry (Gloucestershire All Golds)

10 Matty Hadden (Oxford)

11 Michael Worrincy (London Skolars)

12 Josh Crowley (Oldham)

13 Jason Payne (Gateshead Thunder)

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