The away side took the lead through Ollie Glasse try, but the hosts replied with a penalty from the boot of Mark Ireland. However, Sedge went on to run in six more tries as Max Skofic, Danny Maher, Matt Riley, Richard Lepori, Andy Riley and Thomas Coe all crossed the line. Steve Collins converted every try to finish with 14 points as Sedge’s encouraging end to the season continues. Macclesfield 14-50 Preston Grasshoppers Macclesfield’s bid to avoid relegation from National Two North was dealt a major blow as they were hammered by Preston Grasshoppers at Priory Park.
But Moseley, who remain in the bottom three after this loss, did mount a comeback at Billesley Common. The impressive Aeden Maloney dotted down on two occasions, as did Jacques le Roux, as the home side reduced the deficit to 11 points with 10 minutes remaining. However, Nick Lovell dashed Moseley’s hopes of a recovery as he barged his way over to wrap up the victory for Park.
Tries from Adam Brown, Ben Bell (2) and Lewis Minikin put the I’s 24-3 up at half-time. Following the restart, Bell and Minikin both completed their hat-tricks while James Sanderson and James Tincknell added further scores in the rout. Wesley Cope scored a consolation for South, who remain 11 points from safety heading into March while Hull are now five points clear at the summit. Huddersfield 13-20 Wharfedale Huddersfield are up to second in National Two North, despite falling to a defeat against an in-form Wharfedale at Lockwood Park.
The result for Kieran Power’s side leaves them four points behind league leaders Old Elthamians while Moseley are now six points shy of safety. Chinnor 48-35 Rotherham Titans Craig Holland scored a hat-trick as Chinnor returned to winning ways in style against Rotherham Titans at Kingsey Road. Matt Williams’ men halted a four-game losing streak and they had a bonus-point secured by half-time courtesy of Holland (2), Kieran Goss and Patrick Schickerling.
The impressive Morgan Passman scored twice in the opening 12 minutes for the hosts before Allen Carr provided a response for the division’s bottom club. However, Matty Ouston touched down to keep Tyne in control at the break and after the interval, Rob Farrar and Will Montgomery both went over to wrap up another home win for Ben Wood’s side. Tyne sit seventh in the table while this latest defeat for Peterborough Lions means they are 25 points from safety with seven games to go. Sheffield Tigers 3-49 Sedgley Park Sedgley Park recorded their fourth victory from their last six games as they inflicted a heavy defeat on Sheffield Tigers.
Tom Jubb and Holland added further scores after the break in a pulsating contest in Oxfordshire. Rotherham were awarded two penalty tries over the course of the afternoon and also claimed a bonus-point of their own with scores from Dan Richardson and Ali Thomson. Sale FC 32-27 Darlington Mowden Park Sale FC scored two tries in each half to continue their positive form as they clinched a bonus-point victory at home against Darlington Mowden Park. Ryan Parkinson and Matt Postlethwaite both went over as Sale led 18-13, with fly-half Ameliano Calle Rivas kicking a conversion, penalty and drop-goal for the hosts.
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