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Tries : Andy Booth, Craig Miles, James Byrom, Lee Maskill x3, Gareth Davies x3, Jonathan Waddle, Dale Ferris, Geoff Hick x2, Carl Saville, Sean Emblem, Dale Potter
Goals : Craig Miles, Geoff Hick, Chris Hill 3, Dale Ferris 6
  • Pennine Premier
  • Saturday 25th October 2008
  • Ref : Andy Mellor

Rovers 16 try blitz leaves Queensbury-ied

Maskill was back to best

Maskill was back to best

Sharlston Rovers .. 86
Queensbury .. 4

Pennine Premier League

Rovers looked to remove the memories of 2 seasons ago when the Bradford based side came away with the victory which made a huge dint in that seasons promotion campaign.

Queensbury who came into the game without a league win although pushing Crigglestone close last week will probably want to put this game behind them, although Rovers will be glad of the chance to polish off their finishing skill in this 16 try trampling.

Andy Booth opened the scoring for the hosts only 3 minutes in a from then on in it was one way traffic as Rovers raced to a 48 point lead with 4 pointers from Craig Miles, James Byrom, Jonathan Waddle, Dale Ferris, Geoff Hick, Lee Maskill and Gareth Davies racing in for a brace.

Queensbury determine not to be niled got their rewards just before the interval with an unconverted try.

Rovers hit off the second half in the same blistering form and looked red hot with ball in hanf and even though the result was in never in doubt the margin was. Rovers clinical finishing from Carl Saville, Sean Emblem, Dale Potter with Lee Maskill and Gareth Davies rounding up their hat-tricks forcing the referee to call half to proceedings with 10 minutes left on the clock.

Points from the boot came from Ferris 6, Hill 3 and Miles and Hick both chipping in with a goal a piece.

With such an outstanding performance Gordie Long and Lee Bettison will have a real headache with a full squad available for selection for one the biggest games of the season when they make the trip to Drighlington for the semi final ties of the Yorkshire Cup, Kick off 2pm.

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