Amateur RL: West Hull put Parksiders’ win run to sternest test

Jamie Fields.
Jamie Fields.
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HUNSLET CLUB Parkside have a 100 per cent record halfway through the National Conference Premier Division season – but only just.

They were out-scored four tries to three at West Hull and had Michael Waite and coach Sam Thorpe sent-off, but won 24-22.

Nathan Conroy.

Nathan Conroy.

Jamie Fields scored a try and five goals in Parkside’s 12th successive victory.

Andy Hullock registered a try and goal and Dale Harris also crossed.

Milford Marlins suffered their first defeat in five Division One games, going down 27-22 to Leigh Miners.

Josh Sunley, Josh Nathaniel, Zac Snellgrove and Yevhenii Trusov were Marlins’ try scorers and Jacob Skinner added three conversions.

Oulton Raiders suffered a seventh successive defeat when they were beaten 32-10 at Skirlaugh.

They had led 10-0 through tries by Lee Gomersall and Andy Williamson and a Dominic Flanagan goal.

Thornhill Trojans trailed 8-6 at half-time against Ince Rose Bridge, but hit back to win 22-8.

Try scorers were Declan Tomlinson, Will Gledhill, Danny Ratcliffe and Casey Johnson. Jake Wilson kicked two goals and George Woodcock landed one.

Division Two leaders Stanningley – coached by Leeds Rhinos’ Jordan Lilley and Ashton Golding – maintained their good form with a 32-26 win over Askam.

Liam Copland scored a try and six goals and Ben Selby, Jordan Walker, Danny Barcoe and Adam Benn also touched down for the Leeds side.

East Leeds staged a remarkable fightback from 24-6 adrift late in the first half to beat Wigan St Jude’s 32-31.

A 45-metre penalty by man of the match Nathan Conroy, his sixth goal, clinched the points after Adam Wrigg, Tom Norfolk (twice) and Curtis Winstanley scored tries in Easts’ rally.

Jack Norfolk had opened the scoring before St Jude’s seemed to take complete command. The win maintains Easts’ promotion hopes, despite a four-point deduction.

Hunslet Warriors were beaten 16-10 at Crosfields. Daryl Gaunt scored a try and goal and David Norton also crossed.