LIVERPOOL ST HELENS 19 BROUGHTON PARK 44
Broughton Park effectively ended Liverpool St Helens’ promotion hopes with a convincing twenty-
LSH for their part, although outplayed for much of the game, also showed why they have been promotion contenders from September through to April with a typical spirited and gutsy display, full of character, fighting back from being 20-
The tone for the afternoon was set by the visitors as early as the 2nd minute when they registered their first try, converted, 0-
LSH opened their account through winger Josh Lynch who speedily followed up a neat kick over the Broughton Park defence to score in the left hand corner. Dan Filson converted. 7-
Playing with plenty of intent, LSH reduced the arrears soon after the restart after a good break from Matt Cunliffe was continued by Lynch, finding young full back Matty Johnston who sidestepped his way over the line. Filson converted. 14-
As the game neared the close the Champions elect showed why at the final whistle they would celebrate their title, by running in two more tries. 19-
And so LSH’s last home game signalled their first home defeat with the Moss Lane Faithful having had plenty to shout about all season. With just the away game at Leigh to come, the team, together with the coaching staff, can be well proud of their efforts all season.
15 Johnston 14 Morris 13 Cunliffe M 12 McClurg 11 Lynch 10 Filson 9 Wilson 1 Gore 2 Arnold 3 Fryer 4 Potter 5 Hall 6 Royle 7 Houlton
8 Webster. 16 Heywood 17 Kearns 18 Thompson.