LIVERPOOOL ST HELENS 24 TYLDESLEY 18 (27/01/2018)
For the second week running Liverpool St Helens found themselves in a close encounter. On this occasion though, instead of coming from behind as at Southport, they led from the front doing just enough in the first hour in workmanlike fashion to withstand a spirited Tyldesley finish.
They did however, start badly when the visitors took an early lead in the 9th minute when a quickly taken tap penalty caught the LSH defence napping leading to the opening try. 0-
With both sides looking to claim territory and both with fine distance kickers in Dan Filson and Tyldesley’s Mark Dickinson, the game became a stalemate until the 34th minute when a concerted LSH attack saw the ever-
Tyldesley started the second half strongly and reduced the arrears after four minutes with a try after a well-
As all afternoon the visitors continued to pose a threat and set up a close finish when producing another fine catch and drive to score in the 78th minute. 24-
15 Filson 14 Kean 13 Cunliffe M 12 Rawsthorne 11 Lynch 10 Johnston 9 Wilson (capt) 1 Heywood 2 Potter
3 Fryer 4 Royle 5 Gore 6 Hall 7 Mitchell 8 Webster 16 Charlton D 17 Donlevy A 18 Kearns