Woolston Rovers A 36 Portico Vine 40

WOOLSTON fell to an agonising defeat to Portico Vine in a thrilling North West Men’s League Division Two encounter on Saturday with the lead changing hands six times.

Rovers’ tries came from man-of-the-match Darren Hill, two, Danny Griffiths, two, Josh Woods, Josh Sudlow.

Hill was sin-binned for a late challenge with the score tied at 30-30 on 70 minutes which proved the difference.

Rovers: Liam Sullivan; Martin Ball, Darren Hill, Matt Robinson, Craig Davies; Matt Wilkinson, Steve Hill; Tom Fagan, Josh Sudlow, Dan Fearnley, Josh Woods, Danny Griffiths, Mike Wharton. Subs: Dominic Ball, Dave Appleby, Gareth Dowson, Richard Potts.