Source: Thatto Heath

Women’s Challenge Cup and Shield Semi Finals

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On Wednesday evening Bradford Bulls Ladies welcomed Thatto Heath St Helens in the semi final of the Women’s Challenge Cup, in a close match it was Thatto Heath who progressed to the final with a 20-16 win. Thatto’s Sammie Simpson scored twice, and there were further tries for Katie May, Emily Rudge and Roxy Mura to close out the win for Thatto.

In the other Women’s Challenge cup Semi Final played on Sunday, Leigh Miners Rangers welcomed Army Ladies RL and the game went right down to the wire with Leigh grabbing the win with three minutes left on the clock 16-14.

Leigh Miners Georgia Sutherland scored two tries and Nicholette Postlethwaite scored one. Emily Mullen converted one of the tries and then three minutes from time she kept a cool head to slot the match winning penalty goal.

The Army Ladies tries were scored by Tony Tompkins, who scored twice and one for Laura Latimer, Emma Farmer-Campbell added one conversion.

In the Women’s Challenge Shield Semi Final, Normanton Knights hosted Thatto Heath St Helens Reserves and it was Thatto who progressed to the final with a 34-8 win. Thatto’s Tara Jones and Charlotte Hill both scored two tries each and there were further tries for Jade Ward, Chloe Hammond and Naomi Williams. Rachel Thompson added three goals. Normanton’s two tries were scored by Katie Hepworth and Chloe Brown.

Which gives us a Challenge Cup line up of: Thatto Heath St Helens v Leigh Miners Rangers and Challenge Shield: Whitley Bay Barbarians v St Helens Reserves.

Report courtesy of Rebecca Bird of RFL.


Wednesday 13th July 2016

Women’s Challenge Cup:

Semi Final: Bradford Bulls Women 16 Thatto Heath St Helens 20;

Sunday 17 July 2016

Women’s Challenge Shield

Semi Final: Selby Warriors 0 Whitley Bay Barbarians Ladies 24;

Semi Final: Normanton Knights 8 Thatto Heath St Helens Reserves 34;

Women’s Challenge Cup:

Semi Final: Leigh Miners Rangers 16 Army RL Ladies 14;


Fixtures for next week:

Sunday 24th July 2016

Women’s Super 6:

RD:5 14:00 Wigan St Patricks v Thatto Heath St Helens;

RD:5 14:00 Stanningley v Normanton Knights;

RD:5 14:00 Featherstone Rovers v Bradford Bulls Women;

Women’s Super 6:

RD:5 14:00 Leigh Miners Rangers v Brighouse Rangers;

RD:5 14:00 Oulton Raidettes v Lindley Swifts;

Women’s Merit League

RD:Friendly 14:00 Thatto Heath St Helens Reserves v Barrow Ladies A;

RD:Friendly 14:00 Langworthy Reds v West Craven Warriors;

RD:Friendly 14:00 West Leeds Eagles v East Leeds;

RD:Friendly 14:00 Dearne Valley Bulldogs Women v Whitley Bay Barbarians Ladies;

RD:Friendly 14:00 York City Knights Ladies v Hull Wyke;