Colts successful in a cut-and-thrust affair
MACCLESFIELD Colts edged a taut encounter with Bolton in which the lead changed five times.
In an evenly-matched clash the junior Blues came out 16-14 winners.
Prop Lewis Jones finished the game battered but unbowed, his contribution earning the man-of-the-match award.
The Blues took the lead early with an Ollie Aston penalty.
However, it wasn’t until the second half that they got on the scoreboard again, skipper Tom Leicester touching down after George Phelan had done all the hard work in the maul.
Will Gregory scored the second, after a break by Archie Thorneycroft from the back of a scrum.
Aston clinched the victory with a shortrange penalty in the last five minutes of the match.