League 1 recap: Round 6, 2017

Toronto keep on rolling

Over 6,000 fans watched Toronto’s first League 1 game on home soil and they were not left disappointed by the rampant Wolfpack.

Andrew Dixon, Richard Whiting, Jonny Pownall and Ryan Brierley topped the scoring with two tries apiece as Toronto ran out comfortable 62-12 winners against Oxford.

Fieldhouse leads Barrow romp

Barrow Raiders remain in second in the table behind Toronto on points difference, after they crushed South Wales Ironmen 58-16.

Ryan Fieldhouse scored a hat-trick for Barrow, with Nathan Mossop getting two. Thomas Loxam, Joe Bullock, Ryan Johnston, James Duerden, Danny Morrow and Karl Ashall scored the Raiders’ other tries.

Whitehaven see off Newcastle

Scott McAvoy (2), Elliott Miller, Jordan Burns, Carl Forster and Paul Crook were on the scoresheet for Whitehaven as they secured a 34-20 victory over Newcastle.

Flanagan doubles up for Hunslet

Hunslet secured a 36-26 win against North Wales Crusaders – George Flanagan (2), Jimmy Watson, Lewis Reed, Jake Normington, Cameron Leeming, and Danny Ansell were their try-scorers.

Skolars snatch draw at Donny

Dave Williams’ late try try helped London Skolars salvage a 28-28 draw at Doncaster. Sadiq Adebiyi (3) and Sam Nash scored their other tries. Doncaster’s Jason Tali bagged a hat-trick, with Kyle Kesik and Louis Sheriff also crossing the line.

Keighley tame the Bears

Mike Emmett, Hamish Barnes, Andy Gabriel Brad Nicholson, Harry Aaronson, Scott Law, Brendon Rawlins and Will Milner scored for Keighley Cougars in their 44-24 away victory at Coventry Bears.

Rawsthorne bags York trio

York City Knights cruised to a 56-10 win over Gloucestershire All Golds – Nick Rawsthorne (3) topped their scoring. Joe Batchelor, Ronan Dixon, Ash Robson, Will Jubb, David Foggin-Johnston, Liam Harris and Ed Smith also scored the Knights.

Struggling Stags lose again

Workington Town romped to a 66-18 win over strugglers Hemel Stags.

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