Rugby Union: Sandal surrender to strong-running Harrogate winger Barnard

Harrogate winger, Harry Barnard.
Harrogate winger, Harry Barnard.
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strong running from winger Harry Barnard helped Harrogate to a 44-21 win over Sandal in the North Premier.

He scored two tries and had a hand in several others, with Luke Edwards, Charley Purkiss-McEndoo, Andrew Lawson and Noel Minikin also scoring tries.

A 73rd minute try from Joe Rowntree helped Otley snatch a late 17-14 win at Wharfedale, while Huddersfield lost out 24-3 at home against Hinckley.

Ilkley were 24-15 winners at Morley, with centre Chris Gemmell and wingers Tom Milner and Josh Hall scoring their tries, while Charles Morgan kicked all three conversions and a penalty.

Hull were 30-0 winners at Pocklington, but faced a determined opponent. No 8 Joe Stafford and wingers Steve Hiheta and Mike Adlad scored tries, while they were also given a penalty try.

Cleckheaton battled the elements to claim an impressive 33-7 away victory at Bradford and Bingley in North One East.

The visitors led by just a single point at the break, Mike Haywood going over before Tom Booth reduced the deficit for the hosts. Cleckheaton pulled away in the second half though,.

A brace of tries from Cain Crotty and a try apiece from Luke Pearson and Ronan Evans wrapped up the bonus-point victory.

West Leeds were 41-26 winners over Huddersfield YMCA. Full-back Kier Breakwell scored two tries, while wingers Mark Calderwood and Danny Booth added one each, and Dale Breakwell kicked three conversions and five penalties.

Elsewhere, Malton and Norton were 26-15 winners over visitors West Hartlepool and also secured a four-try bonus point, while Driffield beat rivals Bridlington 27-17 but had to settle for just the three tries. And Dinnington lost out 33-3 at Morpeth.