Ulverston pulled off a thrilling 24-17 win over Folly Lane at Dragley Beck in Division One of the North West Men's League last Saturday, writes Paddy McAteer.

The influential Connor Saunders was in the thick of the action, as he crossed for a brace of tries and four conversions to finish with a personal tally of 16 points. James Porter also touched down along with Marc Storey.

The victory, their fourth in the league this season, allowed Ulverston to leapfrog Folly Lane in the table and up into seventh.

In the National Conference League Second Division, Barrow Island went down for the second successive week as they lost 28-12 at Bradford Dudley Hill, who led 10-0 at the break.

Island's tries came via Rhys Bartlett and Shane Sanderson with two goals from Sam Jones, as their play-off hopes took another heavy blow.

Dudley Hill moved level on points with Barrow Island, but fourth-placed Hull Dockers are now two clear of them after their thumping win against Shaw Cross Sharks.

At Fallowfield Park, Askam led high flyers Wigan St Judes 12-10 at half-time, only for the Pie-eaters to step up a gear in the second half to take control running out 50-24 winners.

Joe Sattherthwaite crossed for a brace of tries for Askam, with Ben Lewney and Brad Kavanagh adding one each. The Villagers goals came from James Wallis and Zac Steel, with two each.

In Division Three, Millom lost on the road at Oldham St Annes 40-24, although they took an early lead with a Charlie Emslie try and Adam Kelly goal. However the home side hit back strongly to go in at the break 22-6 ahead.

The Woolybacks stuck to their task adding second half tries through Emslie, Dylan Sykes and Connor Terrill with three Kelly goals.

Barrow's Luke Broadbent scored a try in both England Youth's (under-16s) games with France from the left wing position, the first in their 36-12 win at Hull KR 36-12 and the second in the 24-16 victory at Wakefield.