Kingstone Press Cider National Conference League round-up

PREMIER DIVISION

HULL DOCKERS were knocked off the top of the table following a 28-28 draw with EGREMONT RANGERS.

In a clash which swung one way and then the other both sides crossed for five tries as Ross Kemp (Dockers) and Ross Brookes (Rangers) both landed four goals.

Nick Powley (2), John Eccles, Liam Reid and Craig Skelton crossed for the home side, but there efforts were cancelled out by touchdowns from Daniel Telford, Jack Stainton, Matthew Henson, Kieran Glenn and Brookes.

LEIGH MINERS RANGERS eased to a 30-10 home win over EAST LEEDS.

Mick O’Boyle led the way with a brace for Miners and he was joined on the score sheet by Daryl Kay, Chris Partington, Brad Hargreaves and Tom Farrimond.

Shaun Dowie completed their points scoring with three goals.

The visitors – who trailed 14-6 at the break – replied with two efforts by Jack Ely and a conversion from Nathan Conway.

OULTON RAIDERS shaded their contest with LOCK LANE 30-26.

Dominic Flanagan booted five goals for the home side which accompanied tries from Nathan Batty, Chris Hope, Adrian Holdsworth, Declan Storey and Craig Savage.

There was little to choose between the two sides throughout an absorbing contest with Lane remaining in with a clash thanks to touchdowns from Danny Rowse – who also kicked three goals – Mikey Hayward (2), Craig Duncan and Chris Siddons.

THATTO HEATH CRUSDAERS continue to struggle with the bottom-placed sides latest defeat coming by 50-8 at home to SIDDAL.

Half-back Shaun Garrod helped himself to a hat-trick with Joe McFarlane almost matching him with a brace.

Sean McCormack, Danny Williams, Gareth Blackburn, Daniel Bakosa and Billy Hammond also crossed the whitewash, as goals from Chris Brooke (2) and Blackburn (3) helped them hit the half-century mark.

Sean Leicester and Dave Sutton grabbed consolation efforts in each half for the hosts.

WATH BROW HORNETS staged a comeback to beat ROCHDALE MAYFIELD 26-24.

Owen McCartney, Charlie Tomlinson (2), Clark Riley and Karl Dixon picked up the Hornets tries with Fran King (2) and Cole Walker-Taylor adding the extras.

Mayfield – who were level 6-6 at the interval – returned home from Cumbria with nothing to show despite four-pointers from Adie Gleeson, Lewis Sheridan (2) and Sam Butterworth, who was also on target with four goals.

WIGAN ST PATRICKS moved back to the summit after a narrow 20-18 victory over WEST HULL.

Earl Hurst, Marlon Alker and Charlie Mitchell touched down a St Pats side who’s account was closed by four goals from Dan Birkett.

Wests – who remain in the bottom-two – responded with three Dylan Price conversions following efforts from Tom Radley, Matt Plummer and Jack Watts.

Saturday June 20:

Hull Dockers 28 v 28 Egremont Rangers
Leigh Miners Rangers 30 v 10 East Leeds
Oulton Raiders 30 v 26 Lock Lane
Thatto Heath Crusaders 8 v 50 Siddal
Wath Brow Hornets 26 v 24 Rochdale Mayfield
Wigan St Patricks 20 v 18 West Hull

DIVISION ONE

MILFORD MARLINS moved clear of the drop-zone following an easy 48-16 triumph over SKIRLAUGH.

Loose-forward James Barker led from the front with a hat-trick and full-back Ryan Oxtoby crossed twice for a home side that was 18-6 to the good by half-time.

Josh Parle, Chris Black and Zak Snellgrove also went over as the Marlins collected their third win of the campaign, with Oxtoby’s eight goals completing his 24-point haul.

The visitors were limited to tries from Joe Hodgson, James Potter and Marc Smith, two of which Carl Puckering improved.

KELLS continue to lead the way following a 24-16 win over ELLAND.

Ross Gainford touched down and landed two goals for the hosts, whilst Dominic Wear, Owen Martin (2) and Paul Cullnean efforts completed the job.

The visitors were level 6-6 at the break but came up just short despite tries from Tom Harnett (2) and Jorge Fairbank. Cayci Pearson and Ben Anderson added a goal apiece.

MYTON WARRIORS ran in 11-tries to totally outclass SADDLEWORTH RANGERS 64-10.

The home side were 40-0 ahead by half-time and closed out the win in the second period despite consolation efforts from Robert Kivlin and Ethan Langhorn, plus a Josh Bradbury conversion.

Nathan Slater scored a hat-trick for Myton and Ash James helped himself to a try and 10 goals in the big win.

Lee James (2), Ryan Walker, Kris Walker, Ryan Marrazza, Lewis Campion and Nathan Will also crossed.

NORMANTON KNIGHTS remain in the hunt for a promotion place after seeing off INCE ROSE BRIDGE 28-8.

Adie Mulcahy – a try and four goals – played a key role in the win, with Patrick Waterton, Kieran Bailey, Stuart Biscombe and Tom Carroll also touching down.

Rob Valentine and Ryan Eccleston claimed a consolation try in each half for an Ince side that remains second, one place above the Knights.

Gary McClelland converted Daryl Gaunt’s stoppage time try as HUNSLET WARRIORS snatched a 30-28 win at PILKINGTON RECS.

Johnny Dawson, Luke Powell, Jordan Gale and McClelland – who finished with a five-goal haul – had crossed earlier, while Pilks had opened a lead through four-pointers from Kyran Knapper, Ryan Hillaird, Danny Filson, Ian Stanley and Jonathan Pears.

Danny Lynch was on target with four goals.

A Jordan Anderson hat-trick was a highlight of SHAW CROSS SHARKS 36-12 win over SALFORD CITY ROOSTERS.

Ben Gledhill, Sam Ottewell, Andrew Fawkes and Martin Holland also touched down, and Casey Johnson and Willie Poaching both added a couple of goals.

The Roosters limited reply came from tries to Will Rigby and Andrew Muscat, and goals via Joe Marchant and John McAtee.

YORK ACORN came out on top 34-26 in an entertaining clash at WIGAN ST JUDES.

Ryan Gallagher, Joe Porter, Matthew Woods, Lewis Lord (2) and Steve Mackley claimed the Acorn tries, with Tom Mackley and Ant Chilton both on target with two conversions.

St Judes remain in the bottom-two after closing with a Nathan Jones brace, a try and three goals from Daryl King and efforts from Steve King and Tom Whelan.

Saturday June 20:

Kells 24 v 16 Elland
Milford Marlins 48 v 16 Skirlaugh
Myton Warriors 64 v 10 Saddleworth Rangers
Normanton Knights 28 v 8 Ince Rose Bridge
Pilkington Recs 28 v 30 Hunslet Warriors
Salford City Roosters 12 v 36 Shaw Cross Sharks
Wigan St Judes 26 v 34 York Acorn

DIVISION TWO

UNDERBANK RANGERS battled their way past BRADFORD DUDLEY HILL with a 16-10 win on Friday night.

Will England, Luke Nelmes, Alex Chatterton and Mitchell Turner were the men to score, with the home side hitting back with a Danny Softley goal and touchdowns to Wayne Carr and Rob Priestley.

FEATHERSTONE LIONS led throughout their 34-28 win at ASKAM.

Jake Perkins, Ian Jackson – who also kicked five goals – Josh Hardcastle, Danny Glassell and Rich Frankland supplied the Lions points.

Dan Sayle and Mark Tyson both crossed twice for the Cumbrian hosts, whilst Tom Askew also went in and Adam Jackson slotted over four goals.

LEIGH EAST moved to within two points on leaders Millom with a 16-10 win over BLACKBROOK.

Jake Beaumont grabbed an injury-time try to give his side the points which added to an earlier brace from Alan Lantry and two Adam Holland goals.

The home side had led through tries by Dan Parks and Dan Fairhurst, with Ste Parkinson supplying a goal.

CASTLEFORD PANTHERS opened their account in dramatic fashion crushing OLDHAM ST ANNES 64-4.

Christan Pollock raced over for a four-try haul and booted a goal, whilst Liam Wiggins had a hat-trick and Sean Gee chipped in with two tries and five goals.

Ben Waring also grabbed a brace while Ryan Dyson and Jack Lee also touched down.

Matt Whitehead replied for Oldham, although the game also saw the dismissals of Panthers’ Jack Smith and Saints Simon Topping.

STANLEY RANGERS turned round a half-time deficit to beat DEWSBURY CELTIC 20-10.

Joel Marsh (2), Oliver Tobin and Lee Brickwood picked up the Rangers tries with Danny Grice supplying a couple of goals.

Tom Dransfield and Doug Foster had crossed for Celtic with Pat Foulstone adding a conversion.

Friday June 19

Bradford Dudley Hill 10 v 16 Underbank Rangers

Saturday June 20

Askam 28 v 34 Featherstone Lions
Blackbrook 10 v 16 Leigh East
Castleford Panthers 64 v 4 Oldham St Annes
Stanley Rangers 20 v 10 Dewsbury Celtic

DIVISION THREE

WOOLSTON ROVERS hit the half-century mark with a 50-22 win at WIBSEY WARRIORS.

Ryan Brown helped himself to a hat-trick and there was also tries to Dan Fearnley, Billy Maunders, Mat Clarke, Paul Berry, Chris Taylor and James Rosson.

Glyn Roberts was on target with seven goals for the visitors who had built up a 22-6 advantage by the break.

Wibsey replied with three Luke Helliwell goals and tries from Louis Barrett, Matt Cumberworth, Nick Fontaine and Brad Tattersall.

CROSFIELDS held off a determined DEWSBURY MOOR MAROONS as they won 24-16.

The home side recovered from trailing 16-6 on the hour-mark with Hayden James claiming his second try and Troy Brophy and Matt Barber adding other efforts.

Brophy (2) and Dave Rolt landed the extras, with the Moor adding their points via touchdowns from Jacob Flathers – who also kicked two goals – James Eatherley and Max Vernon.

Two tries and five goals from Josh Milnes helped DRIGHLINGTON to a 30-14 triumph at WATERHEAD WARRIORS.

Lee Mulhern (2) and Andrew Jarrett also crossed for the visitors, whilst their defence only allowed in tries from Jamie Mayall, Andrew Gorey and Ryan Ganley. Alec Jobson added a goal.

HUNSLET CLUB PARKSIDE made it 10 wins from as many attempts with a 74-16 demolition of GATESHEAD STORM.

The home side were 38-0 behind by the time they managed tries from Jack Munro, Andrew Morris and Ryan Clarke, plus two Adam Houston goals.

Hunslet completed their big win by running in 13 tries and landing 11 goals via Jamie Fields and Andy Hullock.

Hullock led the try scoring exploits with a hat-trick and there was a brace apiece for Danny Harrison, Jamie Bradley and Luke O’Malley.

Josh Murphy, Chris Boyce, Sam Thorpe and Mark Stubley also crossed the whitewash.

Saturday June 20

Crosfields 24 v 16 Dewsbury Moor Maroons
Gateshead Storm 16 v 74 Hunslet Club Parkside
Waterhead Warriors 14 v 30 Drighlington
Wibsey Warriors 22 v 50 Woolston Rovers

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