National Conference League round-up

Premier Division round-up

THATTO HEATH CRUSADERS moved to the top of the table following a 30-20 win over INCE ROSE BRIDGE.

The St Helens side opened up a 16-6 half-time lead and continued to do enough to claim a 13th league win of the season.

Jamie Tracey, Ryan Heaton, Jack Jones (2) and Andy Lea crossed for Thatto with Jones five goal-haul completing a good afternoon for the play-maker.

Ince – who continue to be embroiled in the relegation fight – managed touchdowns from Martin Greaves, Michael Haughton (2) and Jamie Malone, with Robbie Valentine and Chris Boylan adding the extras.

LOCK LANE slipped to a 32-24 home defeat to fellow title chasers EGREMONT RANGERS.

Peter Murphy (2), Ryan Barnes, Richard Farrer and Kevin Brown were the Cumbrians to cross the whitewash, with John Paul Brocklebank landing four conversions.

The home side only managed a first half effort from Andy Matthews which Danny Rowse improved for the first of his four-goal haul, with second half efforts from Matthews, Mike Haywood and Luke Tagg making the score line more respectable.

YORK ACORN boosted their survival hopes with a 22-14 success at LEIGH MINER RANGERS.

The sides were locked at 10-10 at the break, but it was the visitors who controlled proceedings in the second half and claimed what could be a vital two points come the end of the campaign.

Leigh Rientoul led the way with a brace as Arron Thompson and Joe Porter also touched down. Antony Chilton slotted over three goals.

Miners – who slip to ninth after this defeat – registered tries to Jake Waterworth, Jimmy Muir and Jonny Carroll, with Jonny Youds kicking a goal.

SIDDAL cruised to a 48-6 win over EAST HULL.

The visitor’s only points came from a try to Craig Todd and conversion by Carl Puckering, but that was as good as it got for them as the home side ran in eight tries.

Daniel Patrice (2), Daniel Williams, Nick Smith, Gavin Stead, Richard Lopag, Emmerson Newburn and Gareth Blackburn were the men to cross with Blackburn’s eight goals completing the rout.

HULL DOCKERS triumphed in their derby clash with SKIRLAUGH running out 22-10 winners.

Chris Stephenson (2), Danny Ulyatt and Jon Eccles were the Dockers try scorers as Craig Skelton added three goals.

The home side trailed 12-6 at half-time but couldn’t recover despite scores from Tom Saltmer and Johnny Young. Ross Kemp improving the former.

WATH BROW HORNETS battled past MYTON WARRIORS to take the points in a 20-4 win.

Scott Pink – who also kicked two goals – Phil Coyle, James Dixon and Mark Watson provided the Hornets points, whilst Myton’s only response was a first half effort from Chris Wainman.

WEST HULL produced a great display to see off WIGAN ST PATRICKS 29-0.

Two goals and a field-goal from Scott Spaven complemented a six-try showing for the home side, with Josh Hart, Danny Swales, Ryan Morrow, Kurtis Jackson, Ash Root and Brett Turner.

Saturday August 17

Leigh Miners Rangers 14 v 22 York Acorn

Lock Lane 24 v 32 Egremont Rangers

Siddal 48 v 6 East Hull

Skirlaugh 10 v 22 Hull Dockers

Thatto Heath Crusaders 30 v 20 Ince Rose Bridge

Wath Brow Hornets 20 v 4 Myton Warriors

West Hull 29 v 0 Wigan St Patricks

Division One round-up

WIGAN ST JUDES remain on top of the table thanks to a hard-fought 22-18 win at OULTON RAIDERS.

Scott Robinson, Nathan Jones and a brace from Luke Belshaw provided the St Judes tries, with three Gareth Thomas goals completing the job.

Oulton – who have slipped to sixth following the loss – were always in the hunt for victory thanks to touchdowns from Haydn Mann, Alan White and Nathan Larvin, plus goals from Danny Stanley and Jamie Benn (2).

BRADFORD DUDLEY HILL claimed a second successive win with a 36-6 success over MILLOM.

The Cumbrians bright spot came with a try from Lee Edmondson which was goaled by Jordan Moyes.

However, it was all one way traffic as the home side crossed for tries from Gareth Ramsden (2), Nathan Kitson (2) – who also landed four goals – Damian Smith and Anthony Lawton.

EAST LEEDS remain on course for promotion after a 39-16 win at DEWSBURY CELTIC.

A second half hat-trick from Kyle Quinlan proved decisive as Celtic battled bravely to lead 16-12 at the break.

Danny Thomas (2) and Tom Kilroy were the Celtic try scorers as Nikki Crabtree landed a couple of goals.

However, it was never going to be enough against the free-scoring Leeds side who completed the win thanks to tries from Nathan Conroy – who also kicked three goals and a field-goal – Jason Priestley, Ross Meston, Mark Greenwood and Dec Tomlinson.

MILFORD MARLINS returned from ECCLES with the points thanks to a 28-20 success.

Eddie Wilson, Jamie Barker, Sam Hood, Ryan Oxtoby and James Coates all touched down for the visitors as they boot of Martin Loveridge supplied four conversions.

The hosts – who had led 14-10 early in the second period – had try scorers in the form of Richard Openshaw, Ben Wheeler and Christian Higgins. Mike Carney booting four goals.

ROCHDALE MAYFIELD cruised to a comfortable 44-10 win at bottom side STANLEY RANGERS.

Mufaroo Mvududu’s brace and a conversion from Danny Grice was never going to be enough for the hosts, as four-try Joe Quanici led Mayfield to victory.

Dan Kaufman, Matt Calland and Ben Naululmatua added further tries, with Lewis Sheridan having a good afternoon with the boot as he landed eight conversions.

Saturday August 17

Bradford Dudley Hill 36 v 6 Millom

Dewsbury Celtic 16 v 39 East Leeds

Milford Marlins 28 v 20 Eccles

Oulton Raiders 18 v 22 Wigan St Judes

Stanley Rangers 10 v 44 Rochdale Mayfield

Division Two round-up

ASKAM completed their season with a huge 64-0 win over STANINGLEY.

The Cumbrians 14th win of the season sees them go four-points clear in second place and now they must wait to see how their promotion rivals do in their remaining games.

Joe Dowsett, James Gordon, Ben Lewney, Rob Cockayne, Dan Sayle (2), Russ Bolton, Garry Bolton, James Duerden, Tom Hopkins and Kristian Tyson were the try scorers with Tyson’s 10-goal haul completing his 24-point haul.

EASTMOOR DRAGONS gave their survival hopes a shot in the arm with a 28-10 win over LEIGH EAST.

Jamie Dodds – a try and four goals – played a major role, whilst Michael Jedynak, Ashley Allman, Ryan Thurston and Shaun Upson also crossed.

Chris Penn and Ryan Holcroft replied for Leigh with Penn also adding a goal.

Leaders NORMANTON KNIGHTS ground out a 24-8 win at OVENDEN to continue their push for promotion.

Four Adie Mulcahy goals complimented tries from Lee Maskill, James Smith, Aaron Butterfield and Tom Alexander to help ease the Knights to win number 14.

The home side responded with a try in each half from Reece Drahosz and Jason Dodd.

ELLAND slipped to a narrow 16-12 defeat to OLDHAM ST ANNES.

Greg Worrall’s second try a minute from time sealed the points for the Saints, with the visitors other points coming from a Michael Fogerty try and two Worral goals.

Cayci Pearson improved efforts from Jack and Oliver Fairbank in Elland’s response.

Saturday August 17

Askam 64 v 0 Stanningley

Eastmoor Dragons 28 v 10 Leigh East

Elland 12 v 16 Oldham St Annes

Ovenden 8 v 24 Normanton Knights

Division Three round-up

CROSFIELDS came out on top 38-32 in a high-scoring game at HINDLEY.

Darren Picton and Frank Phillips crossed for the hosts to peg the visitors back to eight points, before Liam Cunningham replied with his second score for the Soap.

Steve Sutcliffe nipped over at the death for Hindley and Andy Wright landed his fourth goal, but it was too late for the Wigan side despite them opening with tries by Wright, Will Melling and Sutcliffe.

Kieran Thomas, Ryan Conerley, Dave Winders, Dave Boden and Chris Burgess grabbed the visitors other touchdowns as Craig Harris landed five goals.

COVENTRY BEARS triumphed 42-12 at PETERLEE PUMAS thanks to a hat-trick from Liam Wellings, a try and five goals from Steve Coleman, a brace from Chris Barrett and further efforts from Rick Synott and Alex Brown.

Zack McCluskey crossed for both of the Puma’s tries with Paul Flynn adding the goals.

UNDERBANK RANGERS battled past BLACKBROOK 20-12 in their crucial promotion clash.

The St Helens side opened and closed the scoring thanks to efforts from Stephen Marsh and Mark Leonard, both of which were improved by Lee Marsh.

However, in between times Rangers took control with four Neil Barrett goals adding to touchdowns from Will Midgley (2) and Dave Valentine.

Despite a great effort WIGAN ST CUTHBERTS slipped to a 26-10 home defeat to KELLS.

An Andy Moyes try and three Ben Cottrill goals were all the home side had to show for their endeavours, as the Cumbrian promotion chasers hit back with tries to Barry Boyd, Ryan Watson, Craig Benson and Garry Johnstone, three of which Ross Gainford converted.

WOOLSTON ROVERS raced to a 46-0 win over HEWORTH.

Eddie Vaughan was the star man with a four-try showing, while Daniel O’Brien, Graham Healey, James Rosson and James Dudley also touched down. O’Brien closed their account with seven goals.

Saturday August 17

Hindley 32 v 38 Crosfields

Peterlee Pumas 12 v 42 Coventry Bears

Underbank Rangers 20 v 12 Blakcbrook

Wigan St Cuthberts 10 v 26 Kells

Woolston Rovers 46 v 0 Heworth

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