Featherstone Rovers 42-30 Whitehaven RLFC

Sunday 9th August 2015
KO: 15:00 - Round: 1

42-30 FT

HT: 32 6

Attendance: 1,107

Official: C Kendall

Venue: The BIG FELLAS Stadium

  • Featherstone Rovers

  • Tries
    Alex Foster, Jordan Baldwinson, Gareth Moore 2, Will Sharp, Jamie Cording, Kyran Johnson, Matt James,

  • Goals
    Paul Sykes 5,

  • Drop Goals

  • Whitehaven RLFC

  • Tries
    Ted Chapelhow 2, Grant Gore, Chris Taylor, Ed Chamberlain,

  • Goals
    Ed Chamberlain 5,

  • Drop Goals

Line Up

Bench

Ian
Hardman
Kyran
Johnson
Paul
Sykes
Will
Sharp
Paul
Cooke
Gareth
Moore
Jordan
Baldwinson
Andy
Ellis
Jack
Bussey
Jamie
Cording
Steve
Snitch
Tim
Spears
Matt
James
Luke
Teasdale
Brad
Knowles-Tagg

Bench

Chris
Taylor
Jordan
Burns
Greg
Wilde
Craig
Calvert
Dion
Aiye
Grant
Gore
Ted
Chapelhow
Thomas
Coyle
Ben
Davies
Scott
McAvoy
Sam
Brooks
Stephen
Fox
Kurtis
Quinn
James
Newton
Thibault
Ancely

Official Report / Commentary

Featherstone Rovers made a winning start to their Super 8s Championship Shield campaign by gaining revenge over Whitehaven with a 42-30 victory at the Big Fellas Stadium. 

Rovers, who despite finishing fifth were embarrassed 29-0 at home by 10th-placed Whitehaven last month in the final round of the Kingstone Press Championship regular season, had to come from behind but in the end outscored their opponents seven tries to five to claim the victory.

Seven different players got on the scoresheet for the hosts with Alex Foster, Jordan Baldwinson, Gareth Moore, Will Sharp, Jamie Cording, Kyran Johnson and Matt James crossing, with Paul Sykes adding four goals. 

For Whitehaven, Ted Chapelhow scored two tries while the other three were notched by Grant Gore, Chris Taylor and Ed Chamberlain, who converted all five kicks. 

  • 80: TRY! scored for Whitehaven by Ed Chamberlain
  • 80: GOAL! scored for Whitehaven by Ed Chamberlain
  • 75: TRY! scored for Whitehaven by Chris Taylor
  • 75: GOAL! scored for Whitehaven by Ed Chamberlain
  • 72: GOAL! scored for Whitehaven by Ed Chamberlain
  • 72: TRY! scored for Whitehaven by Ted Chapelhow
  • 56: GOAL! scored for Whitehaven by Ed Chamberlain
  • 56: TRY! scored for Whitehaven by Grant Gore
  • 53: TRY! scored for Featherstone by Matt James
  • 53: GOAL! scored for Featherstone by Paul Sykes
  • 50: Interchange On for Featherstone, Luke Teasdale On
  • 50: Interchange Off for Featherstone, Andy Ellis Off
  • 47: Interchange Off for Whitehaven, Tyla Hepi Off
  • 47: Interchange On for Whitehaven, Kurtis Quinn On
  • 46: Interchange On for Whitehaven, Stephen Fox On
  • 46: Interchange Off for Whitehaven, Ted Chapelhow Off
  • 44: TRY! scored for Featherstone by Kyran Johnson
  • 40: TRY! scored for Featherstone by Gareth Moore
  • 40: GOAL! scored for Featherstone by Paul Sykes
  • 40: TRY! scored for Featherstone by Jamie Cording
  • 40: GOAL! scored for Featherstone by Paul Sykes
  • 38: TRY! scored for Featherstone by Will Sharp
  • 37: Interchange On for Featherstone, Brad Knowles-Tagg On
  • 37: GOAL! scored for Featherstone by Paul Sykes
  • 37: Interchange Off for Featherstone, Tim Spears Off
  • 31: TRY! scored for Featherstone by Gareth Moore
  • 31: Interchange Off for Featherstone, Jordan Baldwinson Off
  • 31: GOAL! scored for Featherstone by Paul Sykes
  • 31: Interchange On for Featherstone, Jack Ormondroyd On
  • 27: TRY! scored for Featherstone by Jordan Baldwinson
  • 25: Interchange On for Featherstone, Matt James On
  • 25: Interchange Off for Featherstone, Jack Bussey Off
  • 23: Interchange On for Whitehaven, James Newton On
  • 23: Interchange Off for Whitehaven, Thomas Coyle Off
  • 23: Interchange On for Whitehaven, Thibault Ancely On
  • 23: Interchange Off for Whitehaven, Ben Davies Off
  • 14: TRY! scored for Featherstone by Alex Foster
  • 6: GOAL! scored for Whitehaven by Ed Chamberlain
  • 6: TRY! scored for Whitehaven by Ted Chapelhow
  • Head to Head

    Tries:

    Rovers 8
    Whitehaven 5

    Goals:

    Rovers 5
    Whitehaven 5