Tameside Rugby latest October 12th


Aldwinians and Hawcourt Park,the two top sides in the North Lancs. and Cumbria league,fought out an 8-8 draw.

There was a high tempo start up in Barrow with both sides playing out a chess like game. Hawcourt Park were ahead for most of the game but Aldwinians finished strongly with Ben Marsland touching down to level the scores. Unfortunately Michael Townsend kicked the conversion wide leaving the final score an honourable draw.

Ashton-under-lyne Rugby club also drew in the North lancs League,Ashton And Garstang shared the points in a 21-21 scoreline. There was only one point between the sides at half time.However in the second half Garstang built up a 21-14 lead and it looked like the game was slipping away from Ashton, who were 14-5 up in the early period of the game. The match turned again at the end with Ashton finishing strongly with a touchdown from Matt Worthington and Steve Carr converting at the end to level the scores.