Conference RL: Oulton Raiders get jump on East Leeds with late winner

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OULTON RAIDERS leapfrogged hosts East Leeds into top spot in National Conference Division Two thanks to Josh Murray’s late try.

That – and Tom Egan’s third goal – sealed a 26-22 win, moments after Luke Tomlinson’s second try and Tom Sheldrake’s third conversion had edged Easts 22-20 ahead. Dominic Flanagan scored a hat-trick for Oulton and Lawrence Dibb also crossed. Jacob Thompson and Reggie Brown scored for Easts.

Thornhill Trojans beat Bradford Dudley Hill 46-16. Joss Ratcliffe bagged a brace and other try scorers were Tom Gledhill, Luke Haigh, Sam Ratcliffe, Danny Ratcliffe, Will Gledhill and George Woodcock, who added five goals.

Andy Hullock scored a hat-trick as Hunslet Club Parkside whitewashed York Acorn 46-0 in Division One. Jamie Fields scored a try and six goals, Danny Rowse contributed a try and a conversion and Craig McShane, Jamie Bradley and Jack Kirmond also crossed.

Milford Marlins crushed Hull Dockers 34-0 thanks to tries by Matt Brocksom (two), Macauley Barron, Tom Wilson, Robin Wilks and Elliott Watmough, plus five Martin Loveridge goals.

Hunslet Warriors ended a seven-match losing streak by drawing 32-32 at Blackbrook. Try scorers were Darrell Forster (two), Johnny Dawson, Gary McClelland, Luke Naughton and Caldon Bravo and Daryl Gaunt kicked four goals. Stanningley lost 41-22 to West Bowling in Division Three. Ben Ward, Jack Sykes, Daniel Barcoe and Jack Vincent scored Stanningley’s tries and Jack Sykes (two) and Ben Selby added goals.

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