League 1 Recap: Round 3, 2017

Raiders run riot against Stags

Barrow Raiders are the new leaders of League 1 after thumping struggling Hemel Stags 82-0.

Ryan Fieldhouse and Brad Marwood both scored hat-tricks, with Ryan Johnstone and Declan Hulme weighing in with two each.

Brett Carter, Tom Walker, Andy Litherland and Jarrad Stack scored the other tries to maintain the Raiders’ perfect start to the season.

Wolfpack down the Cougars

Toronto Wolfpack fought back from 15-8 down to record a 48-21 victory against Keighley Cougars.

Jonny Pownall (3) and Adam Sidlow (2) topped the scoring for the Wolfpack who are still unbeaten after three games.

Thunder keep rolling

Newcastle Thunder continued their perfect start to the season with a 26-20 win over South Wales Ironmen.

Vincent Rennie, Dan Parker, Tyler Craig and Derrell Olpherts all scored for the North-East side.

Workington too good for All Golds

Workington Town are up to sixth in the table after beating University of Gloucestershire All Golds 54-22.

Tom Curwen (2), Macauley Davies, Joe Hambley, Callum Phillips, Jason Mossop, Scott Rooke, Carl Forber and Stevie Scholey were on the scoresheet for Town.

Skolars finally win

London Skolars ended their ten-game losing run with a comfortable 42-16 home success against Coventry Bears.

Josh Allinson (2), Billy Driver, Lamont Bryan, Eddie Mbaraga, Ben Pointer, Charlie Lawrence and Brandon Pickersgill all bagged tries for the Skolars.

Crusaders off the mark

North Wales Crusaders picked up their first win of the season courtesy of a 26-22 victory at York City Knights.

Callum Mulkeen, Alex Davidson, Earl Hurst, Ryan Smith and Dale Bloomfield scored for the Crusaders.