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Championship

6 Jun 2021

Wins for Bradford & Halifax

Wins for Bradford & Halifax

Betfred Championship Round-Up

In the Betfred Championship, Bradford Bulls made it seven wins in a row with a 31-12 triumph over Newcastle Thunder.

A superb second half where Ellis Robson, Ant Walker, Steve Crossley and Thomas Doyle grabbed tries to add to Jordan Lilley’s two-minute score.

Danny Brough kicked 11 points for the hosts, while Newcastle scored through Reece Dean's eight points and Kieran Gill's try.

Elsewhere, Halifax Panthers moved up to sixth with a 46-12 thrashing of Sheffield Eagles.

Nick Rawsthorne, who finished with 16 points, James Woodburn-Hall, Sam Hewitt and Kevin Larroyer all grabbed braces alongside Ben Kavanagh's first-half try for Halifax.

Blake Broadbent and Ryan Millar scored for Sheffield, who had forward Scott Wheeldon sent off with nine minutes remaining.

Betfred Championship Results:

Sunday 6 June

Bradford Bulls 31-12 Newcastle Thunder

Halifax Panthers 46-12 Sheffield Eagles