Hull score five tries in fine Sandal victory
HULL maintained their advantage at the top of the table following a 31-3 win away to Sandal, the first time the West Yorkshire side have been beaten on their own patch this season.
Greg Wood was the only scorer for the home side with a penalty but Hull ran in a total of five tries through Tomas Tanumi and Michael Adlard, who
bagged two apiece, with Lee Birch claiming one and Simon Humberston on target with three conversions.
Billingham kept up the pressure, having disposed of Alnwick 50-8 at Greenwood Road. Dan Dixon showed the way with two tries followed by Elliott Husband, Michael Wynn, Conner Fewster, Dan Burns and Martin Hopley who crossed for one each while Peter Evans slotted six conversions and a penalty.
Blaydon also took a bonus point in their 31-15 win at home to Kendal. Keith Loughlin went in for two with Tony Harvey, Jack Appleton and Guy Graham in for one each. Jamie Guy was successful with three conversions. Leo Mercer and Jacob McCoy, who also kicked a conversion and a penalty, were the try scorers for the visitors.
With Sandal going down to Hull, Rossendale took full advantage and moved into fourth place after beating Vale of Lune 26-0 at
Marl Pits. Jack Ward, Harrison Moulding, George Peel and Phil Mills were the try scorers with James Bramhall slotting three conversions.
Harrogate were 19-7 winners at home to Lymm. Charlie Purkiss-McEndoo, Connor Ward and Harry Barnard were the try scorers for the home side, with Kyle Cookland landing two conversions. Richard Halford crossed for Lymm while Cormack Nolan added the extras.
In a close game at Thornton
Common, Wirral took the honours 27-22 against Kirkby Lonsdale.
The home side crossed for tries through Chris Crowley, Ben Brooks and Dan Harvey, with Chris Speed bringing up the try bonus point. Harvey also contributing two conversions and a penalty.
Scott Armstrong, Harry Huddleston and Ryan Terry crossed for Kirkby.
In the final game of the round Ilkley took maximum points, defeating