WEST PARK 19 LIVERPOOL ST HELENS 15
With both clubs on a poor run of form and both understrength it was difficult to know what to expect from the always eagerly anticipated clash between them. What we got was 80 minutes of huge effort from both sides, five tries, a smattering of errors, the odd controversial decision, an unfortunate set-
This was a much improved performance from LSH, showing the sort of form and application as in the early weeks of the season. The emergency half back pairing of Florin Iancu and Robert Sexton performed well and looks promising for the next few weeks, young Ruari Hennigan on his debut showed decent pace, particularly when chasing back in defence and the ever-
West Park opening the scoring as early as the 4th minute after nicking the ball from a ruck, converted 7-
A more than even second half saw the home side go further ahead with another excellent try in the 58th minute 19-
West Park however were not going to give up their lead easily, and they didn’t, doing enough to ensure that the final eight minutes were scoreless.
Thanks must go to the hosts for the splendid Steak Pudding, Chips and Mushy Peas served up pre-
15 McBride 14 Walker 13 Hennigan 12 McClurg 11 Lynch 10 Sexton 9 Iancu 1 Gore 2 Jackson J 3 MacCauley 4 Royle (capt) 5 Hall 6 Hull 7 Thompson 8 Webster 16 Heywood 17 Arnold 18 Forster 19 Richardson.