TYLDESLEY 10 LIVERPOOL ST HELENS 25
Liverpool St Helens dug deep to produce a fine all round team performance to see off a very capable Tyldesley outfit in their latest South Lancashire/Cheshire 1 fixture.
Playing in driving rain throughout the Moss Laners took a while to get going and found themselves 5-
However, after patiently waiting for an opening they didn’t waste it when in the 23rd minute Jake Hodson got his first touch, broke down the left wing, recycled the ball which was then driven towards the posts for Rob Mitchell to crash over and score. Dan Filson converted. 5-
LSH went further ahead soon after the break when Tyldesley were penalised for not releasing right in front of their posts and Filson slotted the penalty. 5-
Both sides had battled hard in difficult conditions and it was no surprise that the pace of the game had slowed down before Tyldesley repeated their earlier success with a catch and dive try in the 69th minute. 10-
All 18 players deserve a mention this week with Sam Ward’s tackling; Matty Johnston’s composure, Alex McLurg and Matty Cunliffe’s work-
Team: 15 Filson 14 McBride 13 Cunliffe M 12 McLurg 11 Hodson 10 Johnston 9 Wilson D 1 Heywood 2 Williamson 3 Fryer 4 Royle 5 Mitchell 6 Webster 7 Ward 8 Kearns 16 MaCauley 17 Roberts 18 Kean