Source: Ainsley Bennett

Women’s Rugby League Weekly Round up 18th June

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Women’s Weekly Round up 18th June from Rebecca Bird – Featherstone Rovers Ladies and Bradford Bulls Ladies progress to the Women’s Challenge Cup Final.

In the Women’s Challenge Cup Semi Final Featherstone Rovers Ladies hosted Wigan St Patricks and the home side progressed to the final with a 30-16 win. Featherstone’s Kayleigh Bulman and Brogan Churm both scored twice, and Andrea Dobson and Emma Slowe both scored one each. Nat Gilmour added three goals.  It was a hard fought win for Featherstone.

Wigan battled throughout and Kerry Ann Smith scored twice with Charlotte Foley and Emily Baggaley scoring once each.

In the other Semi Final Bradford Bulls Ladies hosted Thatto Heath St Helens and again it was a home victory with Bradford winning 22-10.

Bradford’s Savannah Andrade scored twice with Beth Sutcliffe and Amy Hardcastle both scoring one each. Claire Gardener added three goals.

Thatto Heath St Helens  scored twice, once from Faye Gaskin and once from Emily Rudge with Tara Stanley added one goal but the Bulls had the edge on the day and progress to their first final having knocked out the cup holders.

Both the Challenge Cup Final and Challenge Shield Final will take place as a double-header on July 30 (venue to be confirmed).

Meanwhile in the quarter finals of the County Cup York Knights Ladies were up against Castleford Tigers and it is the Tigers who go on to the semi finals with a 16-8 victory.

Castleford Tigers tries were scored by: Emma Ryan, Jasmine Cudjoe, Kelly Beckett and Katie Hepworth.

Women’s Rugby League – Challenge Cup Semi  Final Results

Sunday 18th June 2017

Bradford Bulls Women 22  Thatto Heath St Helens 10

Featherstone Rovers Ladies 30  Wigan St Patricks Ladies 16

Quarter Final County Cup

York City Knights Ladies 8 Castleford Tigers Ladies 16

Next week fixtures Sunday 25th June 2017:

Women’s Premier Division

Oulton Raidettes v Leigh Miners Rangers Ladies

Women’s Challenge Shield

Batley Bulldogs v Army RL Ladies

York City Knights v Whitley Bay Barbarians

North West County Cup

Wigan St Patricks Ladies v Leigh Miners Rangers Ladies

Thatto Heath St Helens Reserves v  Barrow Ladies