Junior sides in Warrington were in action at the weekend.
Latchford Albion u16 22 Wigan St Judes u16 23
LATCHFORD Albion were beaten by a drop goal five minutes from time at Loushers Lane.
Scores came from Reece Brunt, Nathan Holbrook, Jack Fox and Alex Green, with Harry Reardon kicking three conversions.
Saddleworth Rangers u16 4 Woolston Rovers u16 24
SOME lovely rugby played by Rovers who raced to a 20-point lead. Tries came from player-of-the-match Sam Vernon, three, and Kieran Cripps, two.
Chorley Panthers u14 32 Woolston Rovers u14 10
A DISAPPOINTING performance from the team with lots to work on next week. Player-of-the-match was awarded to Jake Eccles.
Rylands Sharks u14 36 Hindley u14 0
RYLANDS’ good form continued in a bruising encounter against a tough Hindley side.
Tries by Liam Jones, Jack Collins, James Lawton, two, and Fynn Stanley, two, with Declan Leonard adding six conversions.
Latchford Steelers u13 94 Leyland u13 0
AMONG the try scorers for Latchford were Josh Hadland, Brecan Stephenson, Jake Arnold, Cole Oakly, Dan James and Harry Cooper.
Woolston Rovers Golds u12 42 Wrexham Bradley Raiders u12 22
WOOLSTON got going after a slow start with scores from Gabe Twist, George Hickey, two, Louis Griffiths, top-tackler Morgan Bolton, player-of-the-match Matthew Nash, two, and parents’ award winner Ethan Taylor with his first try.
Coach’s award went Tom Stagg and trainer of the week to Ben Van’t Sant.
Culcheth Eagles u12 16 New Springs Lions u12 36
EAGLES’ player-of-the-match Adam Livesey scored two tries and two goals, added to by a try from most improved Nicholas Hughes. Good displays from Sam McHardy, Benjamin Smith and Sam Lea.
Blackbrook Blues u12 22 Woolston Rovers Greens u12 6
WOOLSTON’S try, scored after three sharp passes, sent player-of-the-match Connor Wrench flying down the wing.
Latchford u12 10 Leigh u12 28
LATCHFORD made a short trip up the East Lancs Road to play Leigh Miners in a hard-fought contest.
Tries came from Will McDonnell and George Roby.
Thatto Heath u11 24 Rylands u11 22
RYLANDS matched Thatto with four tries each, two from player-of-the-match Andrew Biddle and one each for Reece Musgrave and Joshua Morris. Coach’s award went to Corey Nickel Richardson, parents’ award to Tom Smith.
Woolston Rovers u11 52 Cadishead Rhinos u11 22
A FIRST win of the season for the under 11s. Top tackler was Max Smith and Mitchell Clynes scored a hat-trick of tries.
Nathan McGuire showed the true spirit of the game by volunteering to play for the opposition when they lost a player. Pass of the game came as Ellis Lee put Sam Johnson through to score.
Blackbrook Blues u10 18 Rylands Sharks u10 34
RYLANDS’ try scorers were Leon Hayes, two, Bobby Shingler, Kingsley Currie, Nathon Groarke and Dylan Rowe.
Most improved player was Bayley Colledge, top tackler was Jack Mcloughlin and player-of-the-match was Dylan Alcock.
Woolston Rovers u9 6 Wigan St Pats u9 10
GREAT attacking and defensive display from the whole team in a close game.
Player-of-the-match was Daniel Rowlands, top tackler Logan Stamp and coach’s award went to Lewis Boden.
Waterhead u8 24 Culcheth Eagles u8 24
EAGLES faced a well-drilled Waterhead side and showed some great set pieces and dummy runs.
Try scorers were top tackler Thomas Burrows, three, captain and player-of-the-match Frank Sergent, two, and Mathew Smith.
Most improved went to Joel Teasdale.
Woolston Rovers u8 32 Saddleworth Rangers u8 8
EXCELLENT in attack with great tackling on display, Woolston’s tries came from Joe Hickey, Callum Eaves, two, top tackler Tom Allen, two, player-of-the-match Loui Ashton, two, and Noah Quigley.
Coach’s award went to Ethan Smith.
Wigan St Judes u8 4 Rylands Sharks u8 8
RYLANDS demonstrated an awesome defence for a well-earned victory. Tries on the day were from Harry Sinclair and Connor Barton.
Player-of-the-match was Lewis Owens, top tackler Reuben Holt, leadership qualities Connor Barton and coach’s player Lewis Dixon.
Culcheth Eagles u7 36 Ince Rose Bridge u7 12
AN evenly-matched game was opened up by Eagles’ final runs for a 3-1 lead at half time.
In the second half the Eagles’ defence shone through, led by best defender Rhys. Four tries earned Jenson player-of-the -match, Harley collected most improved.
Chorley Panthers u7 0 Woolston Rovers u7 4
A FANTASTIC defensive effort from both sides saw Woolston sneak the win thanks to a try from Luke Platt.
Player-of-the-match was Alfie Leyland, top tackler Ben Harrison and coach’s award went to Leo Hinton.