Ben strikes with treble for Askam
Last updated at 14:10, Monday, 21 May 2012
ASKAM ran out comfortable winners in the Conference second division at Fallowfield Park, defeating Heworth 48-6, with Ben Lewney leading the way with a hat-trick of tries.
Others on the scoresheet were James Duerden (2), Darren Gaskell, Rob Cockayane, Russ Bolton and Mark Tyson, with brother Kristian adding three conversions and Adam Jackson the same.
But it was not so good news in the first division, where it was all over bar the shouting at half-time as Millom trailed Eccles 30-6.
However, with player/coach Anthony Murray coming off the bench, the Woollybacks stemmed the tide ,taking the second half 18-10 before losing out 40-24.
Tries for Millom came from Adam Kelly, Ian Armstrong, Jamie Sandham, and Lee Edmondson (2), with Paul Evans adding two conversions.
In the North West Men’s League, Walney Central remain top of division one after their comprehensive victory over Thatto Heath A, running out winners 48-12 at Central Drive.
The Morrow boys were to the fore, Jamie claiming four tries and the rampant Danny one, while others came from Danny Lockhart, Harry Gee and Matt Holmes, with Mark McKinley adding six goals with one each coming from the boots of Jamie Morrow and Dave Nicholson.
Ulverston ran out convincing 40-18 winners at Cadishead, with their tries coming from Duane Bell (2), Steve O’Connor (2), Sam Atkinson, Craig Ripley and Marc Dixon, with Mark Storey adding six goals from his seven attempts.
Hindpool Tigers, also on the road, shared the spoils with Bamber Bridge 14-14 after trailing 10-4 at the break.
Tony Rickleton, Nathan Johnson and Phil Cubiss crossed for tries, with Cubiss adding one goal.
Roose Pioneers could only raise 14 players for their trip to Shevington, where they lost 44-6 after going behind 22-0 at the break.
Mark Burrows crossed for their only try, with Ross Walker adding the conversion.
Barrow Island players were left without a game as a call at midday to Rating Lane relayed the message that Widnes St Maries A could not raise a team.
First published at 13:17, Monday, 21 May 2012
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk
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