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Women's weekly round-up | June 4

5th June 2017, 09:24

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Women's weekly round-up | June 4

Huge wins for Bradford and Thatto Heath, while Castleford go top.

On Sunday, Castleford Tigers Women welcomed Batley Bulldogs Women and the home side dominated to earn a 50-6 win.

Castleford's Ellie Lamb and Katie Hepworth both scored two tries each, and there were further tries for Maisie Birdsall, Meganne Summers, Georgie Hetherington, Jasmine Cudjoe and Beth Weir.

Maise Birdsall added 11 goals and Katie Hepworth kicked six. Batley's sole try was scored by Claire Banes and converted by Sarah Fletcher.


Elsewhere, Bradford Bulls hosted Oulton Raidettes and carded an impressive 92-6 win.

Bradford's Savannah Andrade and Amy Hardcastle both notched hat-tricks, with Charlotte Booth, Charlene Henegan, Lois Forsell and Rhiannon Marshall all scoring twice.

There were further tries for Jess Courtman, Shona Hoyle, Aimee Staveley, Beth Sutcliffe and Lauren Hickey.

Claire Garner and Kirsty Moroney both kicked three goals and Beth Sutcliffe and Lisa Taylor scored one each.

Meanwhile, Thatto Heath-St Helens made the journey to Leigh Miners Rangers Ladies and it was the travelling side who emerged with a superb 78-6 win.

Thatto's Rachel Thompson was in fine form, scoring five tries. Sammi Simpson also scored three, with Tara Stanley scoring two.

Alex Simpson, Jenny Welsby, Charlotte Hill and Chantelle Crowl also helped themselves to one each. Tara Stanley added ten goals to complete the impressive score.


Finally, Featherstone Rovers Ladies welcomed Barrow and it was another big win, with the home side winning 54-4.

Emma Slowe topped the try scorers for the afternoon with three. Manina Spurr, Kayleigh Bulman and Andrea Dobson all scored twice and there were also tries for Sinead Peach and Nat Harrowell.

Andrea Dobson added five goals.

By Rebecca Bird