Womens Summer League Weekly Round up 24th April – By Rebecca Bird
On Sunday Bradford Bulls Ladies welcomed Rochdale Hornets and the home side notched up an impressive 74-0 win. Jess Courtman grabbed a hatrick of tries for the winning side along with 9 goals, there were a further two tries each for Charlene Hennigan, Amy Hardcastle and Rhiannon Marshall. Bradford’s Lisa Taylor, Shone Hoyle and Jessica Hopkin also scored one each. Bradford’s player of the match went to Jess Courtman and Rochdale’s player of the match was Lucy Wright.
Wigan St Patricks Ladies hosted Normanton Knights and in a tough encounter the home side just had the edge carding a 15-12 win.
The streak of home wins for the weekend continued with Stanningley Ladies beating Brighouse Rangers 86-0. Lyndsay Cunnett led the try scoring charts for the home side with five to her name. There was also two tries for Sophie Robinson, Danika Primm and Vicky Pinks. Sarah Lovejoy, Sarah Gaines, Shannon Greenwood, Chloe Wainwright-Morley and Larissa Deaves all scored one each. Tasha Gaines capped off the afternoons result with ten goals.
Thatto Heath St Helens were at home to Lindley Swifts and it was Thatto who emerged with a 68-4 win.
Selby Warriors fought out a close game with the Oulton Raidettes, with the Raidettes claiming victory by 14-10.
The final game of the weekend Featherstone Rovers welcome Leigh Miners Rangers and the result made it a clean sweep of home wins for the weekend, Featherstone winning 72-0. Jasmine Rowley scored an impressive four tries with Sinead Peach adding a hatrick. Sarah Dunn and Natalie Harrowell both scored two each and there was one try each for Gemma Walsh, Amy Smith and Andrea Dobson. Katie Cooper-Birkenhead was on target with 8 goals.
Selby Warriors 10-14 Oulton Raidettes
Featherstone Rovers 72-0 Leigh Miners Rangers
Wigan St Patricks 15-0 Normanton Knights
Thatto Heath St Helens 68-4 Lindley Swifts
Stanningley 86-0 Brighouse Rangers
Bradford Bulls Women 74-0 Rochdale Hornets
Womens Premier League
|1||Bradford Bulls Women||4||4||0||0||216||30||186||0||8|
|2||Wigan St Patricks||4||4||0||0||115||38||77||0||8|
|3||Thatto Heath St Helens||4||3||0||1||156||20||136||0||7|
|6||Leigh Miners Rangers||4||2||1||1||90||90||0||0||5|
Report courtesy of Women’s Rugby League and Rebecca Bird