BARROW Island and Hindpool have progressed to the semi-finals of the Barton Townley cup with victories over Roose Pioneers and Walney respectively.

On a damp afternoon at Holbeck Park, Island adapted to the conditions better than the home side to run out comfortable winners 50-12.

It was Island who came up trumps after leading 28-6 at the break.

Tries for Pioneers came via Daz Hernadez and Josh Tranter with two goals from the boot of Sam Beattie. Island ran in nine tries via Noah Robinson (2), Aiden Wright (2), Dan Wright, Ian Irvine, Rhys Bartlett, Jake Stockdale and Sam Jones who added seven goals.

Over at Central Drive a young Walney Central side put up a stern effort before going down to Hindpool 20-28 after trailing 10-16 at the halfway stage. It was nip and tuck throughout with the Tigers the team to make progress.

For the Cents Matty Solsby, Jamie Ralph, Dec Gavin and Jordan Staffieri crossed for tries with two goals from Staffieri.

Tries for Hindpool came from Daryll Archer, Matt Archer, Peter Rimmer, Brad Rowan and former Cents player Adam Nicholson.

In the North West Men's League a 76th-minute drop goal ended Ulverston’s hopes at Haresfinch, who claimed the two points on offer with a 17-16 win.

In a closely-fought contest the final result always hung in the balance, but it was the Warrington-based side who came up winners.

Winger Matt Dean crossed for a hat -trick of tries for the Dragley Beck side with Connor Saunders adding two goals. Liam Saunders put in a good shift and was named Ulverston’s man of the match.

In the Barrow and District, Dalton snatched the points at Devonshire Road with a 22-20 victory over Millom.

The Woolybacks went in at the break holding a slender lead (20-18) with the only points in the second period coming from the visitors. For the home team, tries came from Astin Mossop (2), Aiden Wilson and Layton French with two goals from Jordan Moyes. Tries for Dalton came from Matty Bolton, Tyler Batty,Ioan Hayes and Todd Steel with three goals from the boot of Pat Kelly.

Dalton's first team made it a double for the Kelland Park club with a comprehensive 42-6 win over Chorley Panthers in the North West Men's League.