Rylands Sharks A 12 Leyland Warriors 26

RYLANDS fell short against table-toppers Leyland despite going ahead early on in the North West Men’s League Division Four on Saturday.

Sharks took the lead after eight minutes through Matty Mairs and converted by Chris Meacock, but Warriors hit back with three tries leaving the score at 14-6 at the break.

A late second-half try from Anthony Poole with Matty Barber adding the extras was not enough to cause an upset.

Sharks: Aaron Holliday; Chris Taylor, Iain Ratcliffe, Jason Brookes, Ryan Carter; Danny Garcia, Chris Meacock; Ryan Palin, Mal Mason, Daryl Smith, Matty Mairs, Chris Beddall, Anthony Poole. Subs: Matty Barber, Jimmy Harrison, Richard Clancy, Jason Murray.