Hunslet Hawks end busy weekend on a high
On Saturday Hawks played better in their 46-0 defeat by a strong Salford Red Devils side than the scoreline suggests.
Hunslet defended well throughout, but the Super League side’s superior finishing made the difference on a gluepot of a pitch. Forwards Brad Brennan – who produced the moment on the match with a huge tackle on Harrison Hansen – and Brooke Broughton impressed.
It was 24-0 at the break, with Scott Taylor, Mason Caton-Brown, Rangi Chase and Greg Johnson crossing.
Theo Fages, who had an outstanding game for Salford at scrum-half, scored soon after half-time, but Hawks then held out until the final five minutes before Chase, Caton-Brown and Niall Evalds took advantage of a tiring defence.
Jimmy Watson and Michael Haley both crossed twice in yesterday’s 42-12 win at Doncaster.
Richie Barnett, Liam Mackay and Mufaro Mvududu also crossed and Danny Ansell converted all seven tries.