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Saturday, 02 August 2014

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Red Rose and Glasson fight out a rare draw

Broughton Red Rose and Glasson Rangers fought-out a rare draw in CARL Division One on Saturday.

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Coming through: Glasson Rangers A’s Scott Burns, left, makes a break against Aspatria. Below left, Aspatria’s Mark Irwin tries get through the Glasson defence. And, below right, Glasson Rangers’ Keenan Winter looks for space

It finished 22-22 at Papcastle Road with Red Rose earning only their third point of the campaign after just one win from their previous seven games.

Glasson had been looking for maximum points, however, to boost their top-four prospects and they remain just behind the leading quartet.

It was four tries apiece and Dan Rayson was the hero for Red Rose as he crossed twice and also kicked three goals. John Ritson and Matt Ritson also touched down for the home side.

The Glasson tries came from Lee Ferguson, Greg Rowley, Richard Herbert and Dan Rourke. Their three goals came from Tom Dixon.

Distington had drawn level on points with unbeaten leaders Kells when they defeated Seaton A 38-20 on Thursday.

They had looked comfortable at half-time with a big 24-4 lead so Seaton A just edged the second-half in a spirited fight-back.

The Seaton tries came from Duncan Moyle (2), Andy McGlasson and Alex McDonald with Moyle kicking two goals.

The Distington tries came from Tyrone Dalton (2), Troy Armstrong (2), Gavin Martin, Adam Ramsden and Paul Stephenson. Scott George landed five conversions.

In Division Two, Flimby moved two points clear of Clifton Lions when they beat Lowca 52-12 after opening-up a 24-6 lead at half-time.

Dave Torley, with a hat-trick and Nathan Kirkbride and Andrew Pearce, who each grabbed a brace led the list of try-scorers which also included Darren Pape, Lewis Crellin and Danny Fidler. Nick Holt kicked six goals.

For Lowca there were tries for Gary Haile and Ben Strickland while Keith Campbell landed two goals.

Aspatria continued their rise up the table with a 66-6 win at struggling Glasson A .

Lee Heaney scored the solitary Glasson try and Kieran Winter popped over the goal.

The Aspatria tries came from Allen Douglas (2), Jack Clegg (2), Richard Holliday (2), Tom Gardner (2), Mark Irwin, Darren Gillespie, Luke Johnson and Stuart Creighton.

Johnson kicked ten goals.

Ellenborough were 82-12 winners at Egremont.

The other game between Salterbeck and Frizington was postponed and will be re-arranged at a later date.

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