Rovers A bag cup final spot a Bridge's expense

Rovers A bag cup final spot a Bridge's expense

Rovers A bag cup final spot a Bridge's expense

First published in Sport

Woolston Rovers A 18 Burtonwood Bridge 16

ROVERS A snatched a superb late comeback against local rivals Burtonwood on Wednesday evening in the Warrington Carlsberg Alliance Cup to earn a place in the Semi-Final.

Matt Wilkinson went over with three minutes remaining to level the scores before he coolly slotted over the conversion to take Rovers through.

Woolston’s other try-scorers were Jason Rutter and Dan Fearnley, while Andy Shelley and Robbie Batty, two, scored for Bridge.

Rovers A: Josh Woods; Liam Sullivan, Shane Duffy, Matt Robinson, Jordan Millington; Matt Wilkinson, Dominic Ball; Dan Fearnley, Jason Rutter, Tom Fagan, Cain Hillen, Kurt Whiteley, Josh Sudlow. Subs: Martin Ball, Gareth Dowson, Mike Leicester, Richard Shepherd.

Bridge: Jos Blackburn-Woods; Robbie Batty, Martin Wakefield, Danny Reilly, Mike Richardson; Richard Twist, Mike Rafferty; Gary Whaley, Nathan Fernyhough, Anthony Dore, Ryan Farnan, Richard St. Pier, Andy Shelley. Subs: Jacob Almond, Jack Fairclough, Mike Seddon, Jack Boardman.

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