Southport 3rdXV 22pts - 38pts LSH 2ndXV 25 March 2017.

The youthful LSH 2nds made their best start of the season with fast slick handling to score in the first 2 minutes.  Southport’s elders knew they were in for a match.

With tries raining in from all quarters, LSH went into the break 26 - 3 up with tries from an excellent Tom McBride at 6, Winger Joe Bate and a brace from Mr consistent centre Jordan Wakefield, whose trusty boot converted three of the tries.

LSH came out strong again in the second half.

George Gates chasing a long kick along with three other LSH runners threatening the 'port winger into making an error and then George picking up the ball to carry over the line for a well deserved first try. Such desire to win was a real pleasure to see.

This was then followed up by debutant Jacob Webster at full back who crossed the whitewash with aplomb. An excellent debut for the colt.

At 38 - 3 LSH let Southport back into the game and with a heavy experienced pack mauled the ball up the field and for 25 mins dominated play scoring 4 tries.

LSH were able to hold in and take home a super result.

Final score Southport 22pts - LSH 38pts.

What a brilliant first 50 minutes from the lads a real pleasure to watch.  Credit to young Tom McBride who at 6 mixed it up nicely with the old heads of Southport. A deserved man of the match.

All the team were excellent everyone worked for each other and the result reflected the strong teamwork.


1 Dan Egerton. 2 Tom Metcalfe. 3 Dave Pickavance. 4 Barry Ratcliffe. 5 Matty Blundell. 6 Tom Mcbride. 7 Ben Latham 8 Connor Glynn. 9 Jack O’brian. 10 Jamie Morris. 11 Jacob Webster. 12 Jordan Wakefield. 13 Connor Thompson. 14 Joe Bate. 15 Matty Gibson. 16 Jamal Zaki. 17. George Gates.

Paul Killilea