30th June 2019, 17:45 | league_1

Thunder turn on the style

Thunder turn on the style

Betfred League 1 round-up

Newcastle Thunder are just two points off top spot after a huge 48-10 home win over Workington Town.

Misi Taulapapa and Mikey Lewis scored three tries each for the hosts, with Matthew Wright, who kicked four goals, scoring twice.

Joe Brown and Reece Clarke also scored for Thunder firmly cancelling out tries from Jamie Doran, who also kicked a goal, and Sean Penkywicz from the visitors.

Elsewhere North Wales Crusaders backed up their win over Whitehaven last week with a hard-earned 14-6 home win over Keighley Cougars.

Earl Hurst and Karl Ashall were Crusaders' scorers, with Ben Stead kicking three goals. Benn Hardcastle converted Taylor Prell's try for the visitors.

Meanwhile, Oldham reocrded a big 56-6 home win over West Wales Raiders.

Danny Langtree scored a hat-trick, while Cameron Leeming and Matthew Wilkinson scored two each.

Jamie Greenwood, Zack McComb and Harry Maders also helped themselves to tries, while Dave Hewitt kicked six goals for the home side.

Phil Cowburn converted Steve Parry's try for the visitors.

On Saturday, Whitehaven strengthened their grip on the League 1 summit with a 28-6 win at London Skolars.

Harry Smith converted Lameck Juma's try for the hosts in the London heat, but Kris Coward, Sam Forrester, David Thompson, Connor Holliday and Callum Phillips struck back for the visitors.

Holliday kicked four goals to add extra gloss to the scoreline.

Finally, Doncaster recorded a huge 54-10 away win at Coventry Bears on Saturday.

In front of the Our League cameras, Jason Tali scored a hat-trick, with Kieran Buchanan, who kicked seven goals, and Jordie Hedges scoring two each.

Connor Scott and Watson Boas each scored once, alongside a memorable debut try for 17-year-old Kieron Lawton.

Elliot Hall and Reece Rance, plus a Joe Sanderson goal, is all Coventry could manage in response.