Featherstone earn first Super League away win

12th September 2017, 11:13

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Featherstone earn first Super League away win

Women's weekly round-up - September 10.

Featherstone Rovers picked up their first Women's Super League away win on Sunday as they edged out Thatto Heath-St Helens 24-14 on the road.

Rovers' winning performance saw two tries from Kayleigh Bulman, with further four-pointers for Jasmine Hazel and England captain Andrea Dobson, as well as Emma Slowe. Rhiannon Marshall added two goals for the 2017 Challenge Cup finalists.

Thatto's tries were scored by Alex Simpson, Katie Williams and Rebecca Rotherham with Tara Stanley adding one goal.

Elsewhere, Bradford kept up their 100 per cent Super League record after running out 60-12 winners against Castleford Tigers over the weekend.

It was yet another away victory for the Bulls, who boast one of the country's only unbeaten records in 2017 as Charlotte Booth, Jess Courtman and Amy Hardcastle all scored twice.

There were further tries from Charlene Henegan, Savannah Andrede and Beth Sutcliffe, with Claire Garner on point with the boot to kick eight goals.

Castleford's tries were scored by Lucy Eastwood, Maisie Birdsall and Kelly Beckett.


Finally, in the Women's Championship, Wigan St Patricks hosted Wakefield Trinity and the home side impressed to earn a 44-4 win.

Wigan's Kelsey Armistead led the way with a hat-trick of tries with Rachel Porter scoring two.

Further tries for Wigan came from Armani Sharrock, Joenie Aspin and Holly Speakman - Charlotte Foley added five goals and Joenie Aspin scored one, as Wakefield's try was scored by Yasmin Copeland.

By Rebecca Bird