Bonus point win for Rockcliff rugby

Acklam 30WB Rockcliff 38Rockcliff recorded a bonus point league win on the road, in wet and windy conditions at Acklam.

Tuesday, 14th January 2020, 12:58 pm
Updated Tuesday, 14th January 2020, 3:39 pm

The Red and Golds got off to a great start, with Simon Tindall and Jimmy Morton both scoring tries, converted by Rhys Johnstone for a 14-0 lead Acklam responded with a penalty but Craig Hamilton touched down for an unconverted try (19-3). Acklam came back with an unconverted try before Morton scored his second, again converted by Johnstone. Acklam then scored two unconverted tries and the sides for 26-18 at the break.

In the second half Michael Hansen scored twice, but Acklam also scored twice to keep the game honest to the end.