York City Knights 40-12 Rochdale Hornets

Sunday 5th June 2016
KO: 15:00 - Round: 10

40-12 FT

HT: 22 0

Attendance: 613

Official: C Straw

Venue: Bootham Crescent

  • York City Knights

  • Tries
    Austin Buchanan 2, Danny Nicklas 3, Ben Dent, Kristian Brining, Mike Emmett,

  • Goals
    Danny Nicklas 4,

  • Drop Goals

  • Rochdale Hornets

  • Tries
    Dale Bloomfield, Jono Smith,

  • Goals
    Paul Crook 2,

  • Drop Goals

Official Report / Commentary


York impress in win over Rochdale

York City Knights kept in touch with the Kingstone Press League 1 leaders courtesy of an impressive 40-12 victory over previously unbeaten Rochdale Hornets at Bootham Crescent.

The Knights blew the second-placed Hornets away in the first half, chalking up a 22-0 lead following a brace of tries from Austin Buchanan plus further scores from influential half-back Danny Nicklas, who kicked two conversions and a penalty, and Ben Dent.

Kriss Brining, Josh Tonks twice and Mike Emmett went over for York after the interval, Nicklas adding the extras to the latter, while Dale Bloomfield and Jono Smith registered converted tries for the visitors.


  • 77: TRY! scored for York by Mike Emmett
  • 77: GOAL! scored for York by Danny Nicklas
  • 70: GOAL! scored for Rochdale by Paul Crook
  • 70: TRY! scored for Rochdale by Jono Smith
  • 63: TRY! scored for York by Danny Nicklas
  • 59: GOAL! scored for Rochdale by Paul Crook
  • 59: TRY! scored for Rochdale by Dale Bloomfield
  • 48: TRY! scored for York by Danny Nicklas
  • 44: TRY! scored for York by Kristian Brining
  • 39: TRY! scored for York by Ben Dent
  • 39: GOAL! scored for York by Danny Nicklas
  • 34: TRY! scored for York by Danny Nicklas
  • 24: TRY! scored for York by Austin Buchanan
  • 15: GOAL! scored for York by Danny Nicklas
  • 10: TRY! scored for York by Austin Buchanan
  • 10: GOAL! scored for York by Danny Nicklas
  • Head to Head

    Tries:

    Knights 8
    Hornets 2

    Goals:

    Knights 4
    Hornets 2