Welsh continue to star – Gwylio’r Cymry


In Super League, Gil Dudson helped the Salford Red Devils to a dramatic 22-20 win over Hull FC, whilst in the NRL, Bradman Best helped Newcastle Knights to another win, this time away at Canberra Raiders. Sam Hughes was in the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs side in their win over New Zealand Warriors.

The Championship saw Featherstone Rovers get back to winning ways as they hammered Whitehaven 66-0. Caleb Aekins went over for two tries for Rovers with Will Evans and Huw Worthington in the Whitehaven side. Swinton Lions also earned a much-needed win as they beat Widnes Vikings. For Lions, Rhys Williams also scored a brace of tries with Mike Butt, Rhodri Lloyd and Matty Fozard in the Widnes side. Owen Restall and Curtis Davies played for Dewsbury Rams as they fell at home to Doncaster. Connor Davies‘ Halifax Panthers side lost at Sheffield Eagles, whilst Max Clarke‘s Barrow Raiders were defeat at York Knights.

In League 1, Keighley Cougars fought out a hard-earned draw with Rochdale Hornets with Billy Walkley scoring a try for Keighley (see below).

 

Bethan Dainton made a comeback from injury for Leeds Rhinos in the Women’s Super League but they fell at home to St Helens. Ashlea Prescott played in Featherstone Rovers’ home defeat to Wigan Warriors.

In the Women’s Championship, Cardiff Demons cruised to a 52-6 win over the Army, with Leanne Burnell and Amy Price each scoring two tries. Seren Gough-Walters, Brittony Price, Hannah Jones, Lucia Davies and Lora Roberts also scored, with Shaunni Davies kicking eight goals. Wales internationals Rhi Parker, Ffion Jenkins, Jasmine Gibbons, Hannah Jones, Charlie Mundy, Katie Carr and Sara Jones were also in the Cardiff side. Cardiff’s rivals for the title, London Broncos, also had a big win, beating Bedford Tigers 68-0 away from home, with Kathryn Salter scoring a try and kicking eight goals. Emily Hughes also starred for the Broncos.

The WRL Wheelchair Development League saw a triple header of action with Torfaen Tigers beating local rivals Cardiff Blue Dragons 34-6. The Welsh internationals starred with Scott Trigg-Turner getting a try and five goals. Father and son Jamie and Jason Reynolds each got two tries. For Cardiff, Wales international Lee Sargent converted his sister Libbie’s try. Both sides then fell to North Wales Crusaders, Cardiff first, losing 63-17 with Lee Sargent scoring a try. Former Wales captain Stuart Williams scored for Crusaders with Mason Baker kicking four goals. North Wales went onto beat Torfaen 50-12 with Jess Booth amongst the Crusaders try scorers. Williams went over for two with Baker kicking a goal. Trigg-Turner got both Tigers’ try and Jamie Reynolds the goals.