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York City Knights 12-40 Featherstone Rovers

Friday 3rd August 2012
KO: 20:00 - Round: 15

12-40 FT

HT: 6 24

Attendance: 1,015

Official: G Hewer

Venue: Huntington Stadium

  • York City Knights

  • Tries
    Tom Bush, Rhys Clarke,

  • Goals
    Chris Thorman 2,

  • Drop Goals

  • Featherstone Rovers

  • Tries
    Tangi Ropati 2, Sam Smeaton, Dom Maloney, Nathan Chappel 2, Kyle Briggs,

  • Goals
    Liam Finn 6,

  • Drop Goals

Line Up

Bench

Tom
Bush
Waine
Pryce
George
Elliot
Matt
Garside
Ben
Dent
Rhys
Clarke
Chris
Thorman
Adam
Sullivan
Jack
Lee
Jack
Aldous
John
Davies
Dario
Estosito
Nathan
Freer
Kristian
Brining
Dave
Sutton
Gareth
Toutney
Tim
Stubbs

Bench

Ian
Hardman
Tommy
Saxton
Sam
Smeaton
Greg
Worthington
Tangi
Ropati
Kyle
Briggs
Liam
Finn
Ben
Kaye
Stuart
Dickens
Andy
Bostock
Tim
Spears
Matty
Dale
Jack
Bussey
James
Lockwood
Nathan
Chappel
Dom
Maloney

Official Report / Commentary


Rovers crush City Knights

Featherstone bounced back from their shock Northern Rail Cup final defeat with a 40-12 win at lowly York to strengthen their lead at the top of the Co-operative Championship.

Winger Rangi Ropati marked his comeback from a four-month absence with a fractured jaw by scoring tries at the start of each half as Rovers cruised to a victory that took them five points clear of Halifax, their conquerors at Blackpool last Sunday.

Nathan Chappel also scored two tries and others came from Sam Smeaton, Dominic Maloney and Kyle Briggs, with Liam Finn kicking six goals.

Tom Bush and Rhys Clarke scored York\'s tries and player-coach Chris Thorman kicked both conversions as the City Knights slipped to a fifth successive defeat.

  • 76: GOAL! scored for Featherstone by Liam Finn
  • 76: TRY! scored for Featherstone by Kyle Briggs
  • 69: Interchange Off for York, George Elliot Off
  • 69: Interchange On for York, Gareth Toutney On
  • 64: GOAL! scored for York by Chris Thorman
  • 64: TRY! scored for York by Rhys Clarke
  • 51: TRY! scored for Featherstone by Nathan Chappel
  • 51: GOAL! scored for Featherstone by Liam Finn
  • 43: Interchange On for Featherstone, Jack Bussey On
  • 43: Interchange Off for Featherstone, Ian Hardman Off
  • 43: TRY! scored for Featherstone by Tangi Ropati
  • 36: Interchange On for York, Tim Stubbs On
  • 36: Interchange Off for York, Nathan Freer Off
  • 33: Interchange Off for York, Jack Lee Off
  • 33: Interchange On for York, Kristian Brining On
  • 30: TRY! scored for Featherstone by Nathan Chappel
  • 30: GOAL! scored for Featherstone by Liam Finn
  • 29: Interchange Off for Featherstone, Andy Bostock Off
  • 29: Interchange On for Featherstone, Nathan Chappel On
  • 28: GOAL! scored for Featherstone by Liam Finn
  • 28: TRY! scored for Featherstone by Dom Maloney
  • 24: Interchange On for Featherstone, James Lockwood On
  • 24: Interchange Off for Featherstone, Anthony England Off
  • 24: Interchange Off for Featherstone, Stuart Dickens Off
  • 24: Interchange On for York, Dave Sutton On
  • 24: Interchange Off for York, Adam Sullivan Off
  • 24: Interchange On for Featherstone, Dom Maloney On
  • 15: GOAL! scored for York by Chris Thorman
  • 15: TRY! scored for York by Tom Bush
  • 10: TRY! scored for Featherstone by Sam Smeaton
  • 10: GOAL! scored for Featherstone by Liam Finn
  • 3: GOAL! scored for Featherstone by Liam Finn
  • 3: TRY! scored for Featherstone by Tangi Ropati
  • Head to Head

    Tries:

    Knights 2
    Rovers 7

    Goals:

    Knights 2
    Rovers 6