Four for Ferreira leading the way for Welsh scorers last weekend

Ian Golden rounds up last weekend’s action that featured Wales internationals and hopefuls.

Jude Ferreira was the star of the week, scoring four tries to lead Hunslet to a 26-18 win over Keighley Cougars. His team-mate, Billy Walkley continued his amazing scoring run, running in two tries for Keighley but it wasn’t enough this week, as the Cougars lost at home for the first time this season. Elsewhere in League 1, Craig Kopczak came off the bench in Oldham’s win over Newcastle Thunders, whilst Harry Boots was in the Cornwall side that lost at Rochdale Hornets.

In the men’s Super League, Luis Roberts scored a try for Leeds Rhinos in their win over London Broncos. Gil Dudson came off the bench to help Salford Red Devils to a close win over Huddersfield Giants.

In the Championship, Mike Butt scored a try for Widnes Vikings as they beat Doncaster. Rhodri Lloyd and Matty Fozard were also in the Widnes line-up. Max Clarke‘s Barrow Raiders got the better of Elliot Kear‘s Batley Bulldogs. Will Evans helped Whitehaven to win at York Knights. Two tries from Rhys Williams wasn’t enough for Swinton Lions as they lost at home to Bradford Bulls. Owen Restall scored once for Dewsbury Rams, but they also fell at home, losing to Toulouse Olympique XIII. Curtis Davies was also in the Rams side and his twin brother Connor Davies also lost out, playing for Halifax Panthers in their defeat at Featherstone Rovers.

In the NRL in Australia, Bradman Best helped Newcastle Knights to victory over New Zealand Warriors. Sam Hughes did likewise for Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs as they beat Wests Tigers. Josh Ralph was in action for St George Illawarra Reserves but they lost away to Newtown Jets.

As reported on Sunday, Cardiff Demons successfully beat two Super League sides to get through to the finals of this year’s RFL Women’s Nines, with Wales internationals Leanne Burnell and Lucia Davies amongst the try scorers. Rhi Parker kicked the goals. Other Wales internationals who took part for Cardiff were Jasmine Gibbons, Lauren Aitken, Ffion Jenkins, Katie Carr and Ffion Jones. In addition, Agnes Wood was also in action, playing for York Valkyrie, helping them to finals day.