N Wales Crusaders v Hunslet RLFC

League 1 17/03/2019 - 2:30 pm
Queensway Stadium

Match Highlights


Hunslet RLFC remain top of the Betfred League 1 after an impressive win in Wrexham.

Josh Tonks opened the scoring crashing over from close range following a penalty after 10 minutes, Reece Dean kicked the extras as Hunslet took a 0-6 lead.

Dean kicked a penalty goal on 18 minutes and had a second opportunity two minutes later but could make the kick. However he did convert Gareth Potts’ try three minutes later, extending the Parksiders lead to 0-14.

Hunslet kept up the pressure, but on the half hour they lost the ball as they approached the Crusaders line. Sam Freeman took the ball and ran 90m to score for North Wales, but he failed to convert his try: 4-14.

Freeman kicked a penalty goal as the half ended. Half time score: North Wales Crusaders 6-14 Hunslet RLFC.

Early in the second half Dean added another penalty for Hunslet following a high tackle. North Wales then had a good period of possession, but were thwarted by Hunslet’s dogged defence and good game management, repeatedly finding touch when kicking at the end of their set.

On 66 minutes Jack Lee scored under the posts, and with Dean’s conversion took Hunslet’s lead to 6-22.

The Crusaders scored again five minutes from the hooter when Elliott Jenkins collected a kick to score. Sam Freeman converted the try, but Hunslet saw out the match to win 12-22.

Next week (Sunday 24 March) Hunslet entertain Coventry Bears at the South Leeds Stadium. Kick off is at 3pm, tickets cost £15, £10 concessions, under 16 are free.

N Wales Crusaders

Position T C P DP Points

Hunslet RLFC

# Player Position T C P DP Points
21Reece DeanUtility Back03000
20Vila HalafihiHooker00000
5Dale BloomfieldWing00000
22Danny NicklasHalf Back00000
10Adam RobinsonProp Forward00000
2Gareth PottsWinger10000
13Mike EmmettLoose Forward00000
17Dan HawksworthProp Forward00000
14Ryan WrightHooker00000
11Private: Josh TonksSecond Row10000
16Private: Zach BrahamProp Forward00000
1Jimmy WatsonFull Back00000
9Private: Jack LeeHooker10000
12Duane StraugheirBack Row Forward00000
18Nyle FlynnProp Forward00000
3Private: Tom AshtonCentre00000
TBCCharlie MartinCentre00000
 Total 33000


Date Time League Season
17/03/2019 2:30 pm League 1 2019