Woolston Rovers A 36 Accrington Panthers 40

Woolston Rovers A suffered a heartbreaking late defeat to Accrington Panthers in a thrilling North West Men’s League Division Two fixture at Monks Sports Club on Saturday.

Woolston’s tries came from Kurt Whiteley, Josh Woods, Jordan Millington, Richard Bolton, and Mike Ward, two, but Accrington’s Fifield won the game single-handedly with five tries.

Rovers A: Josh Woods; Jordan Millington, Matt Robinson, Sam Wood, Liam Sullivan; Craig Harris, Will Chadwick; Gareth Dowson, Ian Ward, Richard Potts, Mike Ward, James Dudley, Kurt Whiteley. Subs: Dave Appleby, Shane Duffy, Matt Wilkinson, Richard Bolton.